Our Mission

The Children’s Foundation mission is to support not for profit organizations that are committed to improving the quality of life for at risk children in the County of Erie. Our grant are focused on organizations that have a proven track record of assisting, protecting and/or enhancing the lives and potential of children up to the age of 21 in the County of Erie, New York.

About The FounDation

The Children's Foundation provides grants to 501(c)(3) agencies serving the direct needs of children whose permanent residence is in Erie County, NY.  Learn More →


The grant application deadline is January 30. The Trustees meet to review application in February and decisions are made by May 15.  Apply Today