Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Oath Community Benefit Fund For Lockport


The Oath Community Benefit Fund for Lockport (“Fund”) was established as part of Yahoo!, Inc.’s agreement with Empire State Development Corporation to establish a customer care and data center in the Town of Lockport.

Grant Opportunity

The Fund, which will operate for seven years from 2015 – 2021, considers requests that support the following five fields of interest:

  • Family and Community Building
  • Youth Education
  • Economic Development
  • Environment
  • Animal Welfare

Preference will be given to organizations located or providing services in the Greater Lockport area, defined as the City of Lockport and the Town of Lockport proper.

Grant awards are determined by the Oath Community Benefit Fund for Lockport Resident Advisory Council.


  • Applications will be accepted online beginning April 2, 2018
  • Application deadline is May 11, 2018 at 4 PM
  • Funding decisions will be announced by late July 2018


Please contact Darren Penoyer at call (716) 852-2857, ext. 206 with questions.

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