The Rotary Club of Schenectady Foundation, Inc. is not currently receiving applications for funding. Please check this page for future opportunities.

The Foundation was created in 1968 to provide assistance to tax exempt organizations serving Schenectady County residents. Requests should not exceed $1,000. The Foundation reserves the right to award funds that may differ from the amount originally requested.

Eligible applicants are organizations which possess a federal tax exemption under section 501(c) of the tax code and which serve individuals residing in Schenectady County.  To be considered for funding, applicants should submit a completed copy of the materials listed below.  Submissions may be sent by regular mail or electronically. If submitted electronically email the application and supporting materials (as pdf attachments) to the Schenectady Rotary Foundation Club Secretary at Only one application per organization will be accepted.

Applications should include:

  • A cover letter signed by the organization’s chief executive officer
  • A completed (preferably typed) project narrative form limited to two pages. Click here for the Foundation’s Request for Funding Proposal Form.
  • A copy of the organization’s tax exempt letter from the IRS.

Mailing address for submissions:

The Rotary Club of Schenectady Foundation, Inc.
Attention:  Community Grants
PO Box 346
Schenectady, New York 12301

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