Grant Criteria

The Ames Amzalak Memorial Trust

Established to Improve the Quality of Life
in the Greater Rochester, N.Y. area.

Grants are limited to 501(c)(3) organizations in the Greater Rochester area. Grants are made for capital needs, technology and equipment needs, pilot projects and innovative programs. Support is usually not provided to individuals, for endowments, land acquisition, or for ordinary operating expenses. Typically there is no renewable funding. Grants may be payable in a single year or over a period of years.

There is only one annual grant cycle. Applications must be submitted by the end of February. To apply, please complete and submit one of the following applications in PDF format to

Ames Amzalak Grant Application Form (PDF)
Grantmakers Common Application Form  (PDF)