At its most recent meeting in March, 2012, the Foundation’s Board of Directors approved over $3,700,000 in new grants to 101 different organizations. Major grants included:
Annadale on Hudson, NY
Grant Amount: $300,000
Project Term: July 2012 – June 2015
Continued multi-year scholarship support for students from the Mid-Hudson Valley counties of Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, and Ulster.
Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson
Grant Amount: $180,000
Project Term: April 2012 – September 2013
Renewed support for non-traditional programming for girls from Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, and Ulster Counties.
Hands On! The Hudson Valley
Hyde Park, NY
Grant Amount: $110,000
Project Term: April 2012 – December 2014
Continued support for the long-term care ombudsman program, which trains and certifies volunteers to be advocates for residents of nursing and adult-care homes.
Hudson River Housing
Grant Amount: $125,000
Project Term: January 2012 – December 2012
Toward general operating support.
Jewish Family Service of Orange County
Grant Amount: $130,000
Project Term: May 2012 – December 2013
Multi-year funding towards the SafetyNet program, which provides transportation, home visiting, case management, and home-bound counseling to medically frail adults in Orange County.
Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic, Inc.
Grant Amount: $120,000
Project Term: January 2012 – December 2013
Multi-year support for outreach and education programming in Putnam County.
Poughkeepsie Farm Project
Grant Amount: $75,000
Project Term: May 2012 – December 2014
Multi-year funding for the Food Share program, through which Poughkeepsie Farm Project distributes its produce to low-income residents.