The Corning Incorporated Foundation provides grants across several program areas.
Selected public K-12 school districts, community colleges and four-year institutions of higher learning are the consistent beneficiaries of Corning Foundation support.
Corning's areas of involvement have included community service programs for students, curriculum enrichment, student scholarships, facility improvement and instructional technology projects for the classroom.
Each year, the Corning Incorporated Foundation provides assistance to institutions such as arts organizations, libraries, museums and public broadcasting stations.
The Corning Incorporated Foundation supports a variety of organizations that serve a broad base of constituents. Included in this category are hospitals and hospices, community foundations, youth and women's centers, YMCAs, local youth organizations and selected United Ways.
The Corning Incorporated Foundation has a history of supporting selected organizations that promote national, and sometimes international, understanding and good will. The means that they endorse achieving these goals have included cultural endeavors, opportunities for improved quality of life, education, research and sharing of information.
All requests to the Foundation for support must be made in writing. Grant seekers are advised to submit a two-to-three page letter of inquiry, signed by the senior administrative officer of the organization. Letters are accepted anytime throughout the year.
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