December 14th, 2017

Celebrating 2017 Spring Grant Cycle Grantees and Programs


Congratulating Grantees in Aging, Animal Welfare and Youth Services: 28 Grants to 22 Organizations Totaling more than $93,000!

2017 Spring Grant Cycle PowerPoint

$44,621 from the Howland Foundation and $48,630 from Community Foundation donor advised funds and field of interest funds.

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Grant recipients in the priority area of aging – 

Food Bank of the Southern Tier for Senior Hunger Study

Foodnet Meals on Wheels for increasing kitchen efficiency with equipment upgrades


Grant recipients in the priority area of  animal welfare –

SPCA of Tompkins County for SPCA Annex An Adoption Resource for Animal Lovers


Grant recipients in the priority area of youth –

Camp Kesem Cornell University for Camp Kesem at Cornell University Summer 2017

Catholic Charities Tompkins/Tioga for Passes to Self-Sufficiency 2017

Discovery Trail, Inc. for Kids Discover the Trail! 2017-18

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

Family & Children’s Service for Rural Outreach Program

Family Reading Partnership for Pilot: Read-Along Support for Legally Exempt Childcare Providers

Finger Lakes Toy Library for establishment and the first 12 months of operation

Groton Public Library for Build a Better World

Hangar Theatre for Project 4: Artists in the Schools

Ithaca Underground for Equip Youth Initiative

Midstate Education & Service Foundation for Teens Lead @ Work

Social Ventures for No Mas Lagrimas

Paleontological Research Institution for Young Naturalist Access Program

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

Sciencenter for Sensory Hours

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

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

Village at Ithaca for Summer Achievement Program


Grant recipients in multiple priority areas (Aging and Youth) –

Golden Opportunity for GO tutoring and mentorship


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