Technical Assistance

The Community Foundations is a partner to nonprofits in the region.  We will work with nonprofits providing advice on grantwriting, planned giving, endowment building, board governance and more.


Our website provides detailed information on our current grant opportunities and funding priorities. If you feel your organization or program aligns with our resources and objectives, please contact our program department ( to arrange a phone meeting to discuss your organization and programs. We welcome the opportunity to learn more about the needs and goals of our non-profit community. During open grant periods program staff time is more limited, but we strive to provide constructive feedback and technical grant support when requests for review are received well in advance of application due dates. Should you have any technical issues with our grants portal, please contact us at: or 845-452-3077.

Grant Seekers FAQ      Budget Worksheet

Planned Giving and Endowment Building

We can assist you in designing a planned giving program enabling you to tap into the philanthropy of your long-term donors.  Our experts can work with your board and staff providing advice on how and why your organization should consider creating or building its endowment. Contact us today to discuss.

Board Governance

We advise nonprofits on appropriate board governance.   We work with nonprofits to identify new board members and in collaboration with others to provide board training through the Bridges to Board Service.

Mid-Hudson Valley Community Profiles      Media and Nonprofit toolkit

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