Arts-, culture-, entertainment-,
Up to $12,000 awarded per municipality or nonprofit; a maximum of $150,000 to be granted in the 2016 funding cycle.
ECGRA meets needs in Erie County’s human services sector through a thriving collaboration with The Erie Community Foundation. Helping Today grants are used by nonprofit organizations for basic needs and innovative projects including capital projects, technology upgrades, and program improvements. To learn more or apply for the quarterly grants, visit The Erie Community Foundation.
In 2011, ECGRA named and made its initial investments in the Erie County Lead Assets—nine place-shaping culture-, heritage-, and recreation-based nonprofits: Erie Art Museum, Erie Arts & Culture, Erie County Historical Society, Erie Philharmonic, Erie Playhouse, Erie Zoological Society, expERIEnce Children’s Museum, Flagship Niagara League, and the Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture.