Dyson Foundation Board Approves New Grants - March 2016

 
At its most recent meeting in March, 2016, the Foundation’s Board of Directors approved over $2,700,000 in new grants to 92 different organizations.  Major grants included:
 
Astor Services for Children & Families
Rhinebeck, NY
Grant Amount: $91,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2018
Enhanced Childhood Coordinated Services Initiative
 
Bardavon 1869 Opera House
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $275,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2018
General Operating Support
 
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
Grant Amount: $200,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2017
Scholarships for students from Dutchess County
 
Literacy Connections of the Hudson Valley
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $65,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2017
General Operating Support
 
Mental Health Association of Columbia-Greene Counties
Hudson, NY
Grant Amount: $145,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2018
Greater Hudson Promise Neighborhood
 
Planned Parenthood of the Mid-Hudson Valley
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $78,000
Project Term: 2016
Toward security upgrades at all sites, including administrative