June 9th, 2016

2016 Spring Grant Cycle Grantees and Programs

Congratulating Grantees in 5 Program Areas – 30 Grants Totaling More than $100,000!


Grantee Project Grants in the Priority Area of Aging

Gadabout Transportation Gadabout IT Project Phase 1 


Grantee Project Grants in the Priority Area of Animal Welfare

SPCA of Tompkins County SPCA Annex: Broadening Awareness, Increasing Impact 


Grantee Project Grants in the Priority Area of Environmental Preservation

Friendship Donations Network Food Scales 

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network for engaging volunteer power to save our hemlock trees 

Finger Lakes Land Trust Petkov Property Acquisition: Protecting the City of Ithaca’s Drinking Water 


Grantee Project Grants in the Priority Area of Youth

Wood’s Earth (Center for Transformative Action) Fresh Snack Program

Discovery Trail for Kids Discover the Trail! Expansion 2016-17 

Youth Farm Project (Social Ventures)

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County for 4-H Urban Outreach “Children Sing Their Stories” 

Ithaca Underground Equip Youth Initiative 

Food Bank of the Southern Tier for BackPack Program Evaluation 

Camp Kesem for Cornell University Camp Kesem at Cornell Summer 2016 

Social Ventures for PhotoSynthesis Productions Civil Warriors Curriculum 

The History Center in Tompkins County for Digging Into Carrie’s Diary: A Summer Camp 

Family Reading Partnership for Traveling Books 

Franziska Racker Centers for Preschool Enrichment Program 

Ithaca City School District (Lehman Alternative Community School) for West Hill and LACS Collaborative Spaces Initiative 

Challenge Workforce Solutions for SYEP Volunteer Program 

Varna Community Association for Varna After School Program – safety upgrade 

The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County for KIDS FIRST Summer Recreation Program 2016 

Child Development Council for Basic Needs for Disadvantaged Families 

Hangar Theatre for Project 4: Artists in the Schools 

Alternatives Impact for Striving for Youth Saving

Tompkins County Public Library Foundation for Full STEAM Ahead! 

Running to Places Theatre Company for With Community and Jazz Hands for All 

Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca for Open Doors – A Program Serving Runaway and Homeless Youth 

Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca for Rural Outreach Program 

College Mentors for Mentors for Kids for Cornell University College Mentors for Kids expansion to Cayuga Heights Elementary School 

Village at Ithaca for Family Advocacy Program 


Grantee Project Grants in Multiple Priority Areas (Aging and Animal Welfare)

Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services for Tompkins County Home Repair 

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