Grant Recommendations

To recommend a grant and view a comprehensive fund summary, please click here to access the Fund Advisor Portal. If you do not have login information for the Fund Advisor Portal please email Jenna Cuilla:

You may also email your recommendation to Melisa Logan:, mail your recommendation to CFGCR, 2 Tower Place, Albany, NY 12203 or fax: 518.446.9708.

Please be sure to include the following information:

  • Name of your fund
  • Name and website of the organization you would like to support
  • Amount of the grant
  • Any other grant instructions or restrictions

Procedures for grant payment

Grants are usually paid within one week of the Community Foundation’s receipt of your recommendation. Each grant check is sent to the recipient organization accompanied by customized letter with: the name of your fund, any grant instructions or restrictions and a check acknowledgement receipt.  You will receive a letter from the Community Foundation listing the grant recommendations which have been approved and mailed.