Grant Application Process

Make a Request to Corning Incorporated Foundation

The application process for Corning Incorporated Foundation is online. Each organization seeking funding will need to log in to an existing account or create a new account to begin the application process. Typically, an organization can request funding once in a 12-month period. If grantees have prior reporting requirements that are past due, a new application will not be considered until all past requirements are current. To apply for a grant from Corning Incorporated Foundation, please click here.

Please note that the following items must be included with each application:

  • Federal Tax Identification Number provided by the Internal Revenue Service
  • Organization’s mission statement
  • Name and contact information of senior administrative officer of the organization and primary contact for the project (if different individuals)
  • Project costs, amount of money sought from the Foundation and project start date
  • A project description with the following:
    • Objectives and specific activities to accomplish these goals
    • Criteria for evaluating the program
    • An explanation of how the request meets Corning Incorporated Foundation program interests
    • Demonstration of how the project or program promotes cooperation among existing organizations in the field
    • The long-range plan for generating other funding and attaining increased self-sufficiency
  • An itemized project budget showing sources of committed and proposed income and expenses
  • The organization's budget with sources of income and expenses
  • A description of the sponsoring organization and a list of officers and directors
  • Organization's latest audited financial statements

Grants are not available to/for:

  • Individuals
  • Political parties, campaigns or causes
  • Labor or veterans' organizations
  • Religious or fraternal groups
  • Volunteer emergency squads
  • Athletic activities
  • Courtesy advertising
  • Fund-raising events

All questions should be directed to:
Ms. Joy M. Huth, administrative assistant
Corning Incorporated Foundation
(607) 974-8722
huthjm@corning.com