Dyson Foundation Board Approves New Grants - Sept. 2016

At its most recent meeting in September, 2016, the Foundation’s Board of Directors approved over $2,780,000 in new grants to 46 different organizations. Major grants included:

Hudson Valley Community Services
Hawthorne, NY
Grant Amount: $110,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2018
Towards general operating support

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
White Plains, NY
Grant Amount: $225,000
Project Term: 2017 – 2018
Towards general operating support

MASS Design Group
Boston, MA
Grant Amount: $300,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2018
Towards a community design and innovation center in downtown Poughkeepsie.

Mental Health America
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $155,000
Project Term: 2017 – 2018
Towards general operating support

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $155,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2017
Towards general operating support

New York Council of Nonprofits
Albany, NY
Grant Amount: $125,000
Project Term: 2017
Towards general operating support

Skidmore College
Sarasota Springs, NY
Grant Amount: $300,000
Project Term: 2017-2019
Towards scholarship support for low-income Mid-Hudson Valley students, and support for low-income students to participate in Skidmore’s SEE-Beyond summer learning program.