What We Support
The Richard S. Shineman Foundation uses its financial resources to build the capacity of not-for-profit organizations, enhance the quality of life, and serve as a "Catalyst for Change" in Oswego County. With these overarching objectives in mind, we offer the following guidance to organizations who are considering applying to our Foundation for support.
Additionally, We Favor Proposals That:
- focus on making a positive and transformative impact to the community of the proposed use of money, including long-term investments in social capital and infrastructure;
- enhance the viability of the applicant, and the sustainability of the program;
- have clearly stated and achievable, objectives and time-frames;
- and emphasize collaboration within the community and the inclusion of diverse voices/perspectives