May 19th, 2022
Celebrating 2022 Resilient Communities Spring Grant Cycle Grantees and Programs
This cycle provided flexible support to organizations meeting community needs, some longstanding, some new, and some revealed in the aftermath of the pandemic. The Spring Grant Cycle makes grants from the Howland Foundation (assets held at M & T Bank) and the Community Foundation’s Tompkins, Today, and Tomorrow Fund as well as varied donor advised and field of interest funds, especially our Children & Youth Fund and our Women’s Fund.
$348,800 was funded in 128 grants to 50 organizations.
Tompkins Today and Tomorrow granted $100,000.
7 Donor Advised Funds supported requests at four times the previous highest level for a total of $82,550.
12 Field of Interest Funds were available for support this year for a total of $104,750.
Howland Foundation (whose grants are administered by Community Foundation) granted $61,500.
Advocacy Center of Tompkins County
Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County, Inc.
Alliance of Families for Justice
Brooktondale Community Center
Camp Kesem National
Caroline After School Program Inc.
Cayuga Lake Watershed Network, Inc.
Cayuga Trails Club
Center for Transformative Action
Coalition for Healthy School Food
Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County
Discovery Trail, Inc.
Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers
Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca
Family Reading Partnership
Finger Lakes Land Trust
Finger Lakes Toy Library
Food Bank of the Southern Tier
Foodnet Meals on Wheels
Free Science Workshop
Friends of the Ithaca Youth Bureau
Friendship Donations Network
Greater Ithaca Activities Center
Groton Central School District
Groton Public Library
Groton Recreation (Village of Groton)
Happy Compromise Farm and Sanctuary
Ithaca Wellness and Recovery Court
Love Living at Home, Inc.
Mama’s Comfort Camp (Fiscal Sponsor: Center for Transformative Action)
Mental Health Association in Tompkins County
National Math Foundation, Inc.
Newfield Public Library
Open Doors English (fiscal sponsor: Center for Transformative Action)
Paleontological Research Institution
Running to Places Theatre Company
State Theatre of Ithaca, Inc.
Susan Christopherson Center for Community Planning (fiscal sponsor: Center for Transformative Action)
Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts Inc
Varna Community Association