$50,000 Available for East End Charities

March 23, 2015, Melville, NY – Applications are once again being accepted from East End charities for grants being made through the All For The East End (AFTEE) Fund at the Long Island Community Foundation. Grants through this program will support nonprofit organizations serving Long Island’s East End communities of Riverhead, Shelter Island, Southampton, Southold, and East Hampton. Proposals will be accepted to support projects and programs in the fields of health and welfare, the environment, arts and culture, education, and youth. An advisory committee consisting of one representative from each of the five East End towns will help guide LICF in determining the projects to be funded.

The application deadline is April 24, 2015. Additional information and guidelines can be found at under the Grant Seekers tab and then Building Stronger Neighborhoods – AFTEE Fund.

The All For The East End Fund is a field-of-interest fund established within the Long Island Community Foundation (LICF) in 2013 by All For The East End (AFTEE), which is an independent 501(C)(3) organization whose mission is to raise funds and awareness for East End needs.

The Long Island Community Foundation (LICF) is the Island’s community foundation, making grants to improve our region and helping donors with their philanthropy since 1978. We identify current and future community needs, strengthen the Island’s nonprofit sector, encourage philanthropy, and, with our generous donors, build a permanent endowment to address these needs. We have made more than $150 million in grants from hundreds of funds established by individuals, families, and businesses. LICF is a division of The New York Community Trust, one of the country’s oldest and largest community foundations. To learn more about the Long Island Community Foundation, visit our website at Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @LICommunityFndt.