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Corning Incorporated Foundation

Make a Request to the Corning Incorporated Foundation

All requests to the Foundation for support must be made in writing. Grant seekers are advised to submit a two-to-three page letter of inquiry, signed by the senior administrative officer of the organization.

When submitting a full proposal, the following items must be included:

  • A project description with:
    • Objectives and specific activities to accomplish these goals
    • Timetable for the project
    • Criteria for evaluating the program
    • An explanation of how the request meets Corning Incorporated Foundation program interests
    • Demonstration of how the project or program promotes cooperation among existing organizations in the field
    • The amount of money sought from the Foundation and dates when funds will be needed
    • An itemized project budget showing sources of committed and proposed income and expenses
  • A description of the sponsoring organization and a list of officers and directors
  • The organization's budget with sources of income and expenses
  • The long-range plan for generating other funding and attaining increased self-sufficiency
  • A copy of the organization's latest audited financial statement
  • A copy of the organization's Internal Revenue Service determination letter indicating tax-exempt status under Sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.

All inquiries should be mailed to:

Ms. Karen C. Martin
Associate Director
Corning Incorporated Foundation
Corning, New York 14831

Grants are not available to/for:

  • Individuals
  • Political parties, campaigns or causes
  • Labor or veterans' organizations
  • Religious or fraternal groups
  • Volunteer emergency squads
  • Athletic activities
  • Courtesy advertising
  • Fund-raising events

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