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Learn about grant opportunities through HBCi’s Community & Events Committee.

Hudson Business Coalition (HBCi), through its Community & Events Committee, offers a limited number of grants each year to support worthwhile projects and initiatives that will benefit the greater Hudson business, creative, and cultural communities.

Organizations, events, and initiatives HBCi has supported in the past include:

Hudson Hall
Winter Walk

Friends of Hudson Youth
Polar Plunge

Hudson Sloop Club
Waterfront Wednesdays

Hudson Festival Orchestra
Hudson in Concert: A Community Celebration

Historic Hudson
Restoration of Oliver Bronson House

Columbia Memorial Health Foundation
Yearly Gala Fundraiser

Application Criteria

Grants will only be awarded to those applicants who fully complete the application and meet the following criteria:

  • The application is exclusively open to the organizer(s) of any event or initiative that occurs in and/or around Hudson, NY, or benefits the greater Hudson community in a substantial way
  • Registrants can be incorporated non-profits, charities, community organizations, and other affiliated groups of individuals or businesses, but NOT individual businesses
  • The applicant should be a current active member of Hudson Business Coalition
  • The same applicant cannot submit two applications within a 12 month time period, even if the applications are for different events or initiatives
  • Grants will not be issued to applicants who would use the funds to pursue elected office or to finance electoral campaigns

Application Process

To apply for an HBCi Community & Events grant, download the below PDF and read the instructions carefully. Fill out all the fields and answer the questions, and submit the final application via email to

You are welcome to submit any questions prior to apply to