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June 3rd, 2020

Celebrating 2020 Spring Grant Cycle Grantees and Programs

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Congratulating our newest Grantees (listed below) in Aging, Animal Welfare, Environmental Preservation, Women and Youth Services: more than 40 grants to 26 organizations totaling $115,403!

$53,000 from the Howland Foundation (as administered by Community Foundation) and a total of $62,403 from Community Foundation comprised of $18,806 from our Tompkins Today & Tomorrow Fund, $16,810 from various donor advised funds, $11,885 from our Women’s Fund and $14,902 from Children & Youth Fund, Environmental Education Fund, Jane Efroymson Fund to Defeat Hunger and the Women’s and Children’s Projects Fund, all field of interest funds.

Grant recipients in the priority area of aging –

Hospicare for Patient and Family Comfort

Love Living at Home for Scholarship Fund

Lifelong for Computer Upgrade

 

Grant recipients in the priority area of animal welfare –

Southern Tier Zoological Society for Primate House Improvements

SPCA of Tompkins County for Capital Improvement of SPCA Adoption Center

 

Grant recipients in the priority area of environmental preservation –

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network for Public Outreach on Cyanobacteria Toxins and COVID related issues

Finger Lakes Land Trust for Cayuga Cliffs Land & Water Protection Program

Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming for Incubator farm pond project

 

Grant recipients in the priority area of women-

Cancer Resource Center for Women Thriving Through Exercise

Mama’s Comfort Camp (Fiscal Sponsor: Center for Transformative Action) for TedX Nurture: amplifying voices of mothers, teachers, farmers & care provider

Additional grantees in the Grant recipients in multiple priority areas below labeled with (W)

 

Grant recipients in the priority area of youth –

Advocacy Center for Child Waiting Room

BJM Enrichment Program for Academic Plus Enrichment Scholarships

Camp Kesem @ Cornell for Summer 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County for 2020 4H Urban Outreach Northside Free Summer Program

Family & Children’s Service for Open Doors: Services for runaway & homeless youth

Golden Opportunity for GO tutoring & mentorship

Ithaca Community Childcare for IC3 capital campaign

Racker for Turning Pt. H.S. Tai Chi Collaboration

Running to Places for Community & jazz hands for all 2020

Sciencenter for Strengthen rural engagement in STEM

Village at Ithaca for Summer Achievement Program

Youth Farm Project (Fiscal Sponsor: Center for Transformative Action) for Fresh Snack Program

 

Grant recipients in multiple priority areas –

Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga for Personal Care Products (W)

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County for Healthy Food for All – Feeding Change (Single Mom Project)

Finger Lakes Reuse for Helping community members through ReUse Materials Access Program

Greater Ithaca Activities Center for Female Empowerment Group: Beautiful & Educated (W)

Historic Ithaca for Logo, Branding and Website

Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) for Daring to Dig: Women in Paleontology (W)

 

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