News and Announcements

Dyson Foundation Board Approves New Grants - March 2017

At its most recent meeting in March 2017, the Foundation’s Board of Directors approved over $1,188,000 in new grants to 27 different organizations. Major grants included:

Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh
Newburgh, NY
Grant Amount: $265,000
Project Term: 2017 – 2019
Toward general operating support, and after-school and summer programming.

Center for Creative Education
Kingston, NY
Grant Amount: $160,000
Project Term: 2017 – 2019
Toward general operating support.

Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $225,000
Project Term: 2017 – 2019
Toward general operating support, and the Dutchess & Ulster County Public School Field Trip Fund for the 2017-2018 school year.

Literacy Connections of the Hudson Valley
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $125,000
Project Term: 2017 – 2019
Toward general operating support.

Newburgh Armory Unity Center
Newburgh, NY
Grant Amount: $80,000
Project Term: 2017 – 2019
Toward literacy programing for Newburgh children and families.

Celebrating Sixty Years of Giving Back and Looking Forward

 

Incorporated in 1957, the Dyson Foundation this year celebrates 60 years of philanthropy. Beginning with an early emphasis on college scholarship funding, the Foundation continues to work toward improving and enhancing the quality of life in the region for all of its residents, especially those most vulnerable or economically disadvantaged.

From total annual giving of $50,000 to $200,000 in the first two decades, to current giving of $14 million, the Dyson Foundation is honored to continue supporting the region’s nonprofits in their ongoing mission to assist others.