Dyson Foundation Board Approves New Grants - June 2016

At its most recent meeting in June, 2016, the Foundation’s Board of Directors approved over $1,125,000 in new grants to 32 different organizations. Major grants included:

Abbott House
Irvington, NY
Grant Amount: $135,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2018
Family Assessment & Community Enhancement Family Support Program

Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $85,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2017
Dutchess & Ulster County Public Schools Field Trip Grant

Natural Heritage Trust
Albany, NY
Grant Amount: $60,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2017
Towards the operation & maintenance of Upper Landing Park by the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation

North East Community Center
Millerton, NY
Grant Amount: $120,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2018
After-School Programming in Northeastern Dutchess County

Planned Parenthood of the Mid-Hudson Valley
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $120,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2018
Reducing unintended pregnancy rates in the MHV, through outreach in Ulster County and a fund to help pay for LARC’s