The Allen Speiser Memorial Fund is now accepting grant applications from organizations that promote the placement and retention of employees with disabilities in the workforce.

Eligibility is limited to 501(c)(3) nonprofit, human service organizations that serve people with disabilities in Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cortland or Cayuga counties.

Collaborating entities may apply and creativity is encouraged. Also this year, consideration will be given to governmental departments, educational departments and student service offices.

The application deadline is March 6, 2020.

The Speiser Fund is a component fund of the Central New York Community Foundation.

Visit the Speiser Fund page for guidelines and an application form.

Questions may be directed to Danielle Gill at (315) 883-5554 or