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Spring 2023
logoAlcohol and Drug Council of TC

Grant supplied the funds for bedding for the 40 beds in the new detox facility.

logoCaroline After School Program
Funds supported the purchase of new technology that will help run the program more efficiently.

logoCatholic Charities
Grant supports unfunded habilitation services for people with disabilities.

logoCayuga Medical Center Foundation
Funding supports the creation of a training facility for medical professionals.

logoEnfield Community Council
Funds will support program expansion with the purchase of a new laptop, software, a projector and tablets.

logoFinger Lakes ReUse
The grant funded infrastructure improvements that will support the growing demand for reuse services in Tompkins County.

logoGroton Community Cupboard

Grant helped to underwrite the move to a new facility which will better serve the community.

logoGroundswell Center for Local Farming
Grant will support new farmers to the program and provide them with a tool kit.

logoHospicare Services

The grant underwrites some of the costs of staying in the residence so no one is turned away for lack of funding.

logoHuman Services Coalition of Tompkins County

The Grant funded outreach events and activities geared towards new populations that are struggling with housing issues.

logoIthaca Public Education Initiative
The grant supported a new program called the Student Leadership Grant, which awards funds to a student who will learn a new skill, or tackle a community issue.

logoIthaca Voice

Grant help to support a new staff member that will focus on health-related news and investigative reporting.

logoIthaca Youth Bureau
Grant supports the Paul Schreurs Memorial Program which is an educational opportunity for marginalized students to explore career and college exploration, skill-building and community service.

logoKitchen Theatre

This funding supported the joint production by the Kitchen and Hangar Theatres of "What the Constitution Means to Me."


This grant supported technology upgrades and the creation of a video that will be used to expand and inform the community about LifeLong programs.

logoNew Roots Charter School
The grant supported the school's Youth Ecological Restoration Corp, which provides students with employment and educational opportunities in restoring the wetlands of Cayuga Lake

logoPaleontological Research Institute

Funds helped to support the replacement of the roof over the Specimen Collections wing.

Funds were used to purchase specialized sensory therapy equipment.

The funding was used to develop an exhibit called "Changing Skies Gallery" that focused on climate and the impact of weather.

logoState Theatre of Ithaca
Supported the renovation and expansion of the theatre lobby which includes an ADA accessible entrance.

logoUlysses Philomathic Library
Funding supports a chair yoga class for seniors and people with mobility issues.

logoUnity House
Grant purchased a smart board for use in a classroom setting for people with disabilities.

logoWalking on Water Productions
Funds supported the family production of "The World According to Snoopy."

logoYMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County
Funds supported the purchase of new ADA pool entry stairs.

logoYouth Farm Project

Funds were used to support a summer agricultural work-training program for teens of all cultural backgrounds.

Fall 2022
Advocacy Center LogoAdvocacy Center of Tompkins County

Funds supported the repair of their accessible entrance.

Challenge logoChallenge Industries

Supports the opportunity for adults with disabilities to have access to a college experience.

Community Science Institute logoCommunity Science Institute
Supported their Reducing Hazardous Waste Production During Chloride Testing of Streams and Lake Samples Program.

Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers logoDorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers
Supported Sign Language Interpreters for their performances.

Downtown Ithaca Children's Center logoDowntown Ithaca Children's Center
Funding supports educational opportunities for staff in STEAM programs – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math – that will make them better educators for the children in their care.

Family and Children's logoFamily and Children's Services

The grant will support KINECT, a program that provides intensive, community and home-based services for caregivers and children.

Food Bank logoFood Bank of the Southern Tier
The grant will help to cover costs associated with a Tompkins County School Food Center.

Free Science logoFree Science
The grant will help to cover costs for a science enrichment program offered to underserved youth in our community.

Golden Opportunity LogoGolden Opportunity
Grant will help fund The GO Club, an after-school tutoring and enrichment program that gives students performing below grade level one-on-one tutoring with a retired teacher.

Historic Ithaca LogoHistoric Ithaca
The funds will help purchase a new truck for pick-ups and deliveries for the Significant Elements Program.

Human Services Coalition logoHuman Services Coalition of TC
Supported the 2-1-1 Helpline Outreach Project.

Ithaca Community Orchestra logoIthaca Community Orchestra
The grant will help to underwrite their Fall Concert.

Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services logoIthaca Neighborhood Housing Services
The funds will support the Tompkins County Minor Home Repair Program.

LifeLong logoLifeLong
Grant supported the purchase of a new server and access point.

Sciencenter logoSciencenter

This grant supports the creation of an up-close/hands-on small animal exhibit.

Second Wind Cottages
Funds will support the installation of heaters in the housing units.

Southworth Library logoSouthworth Library Association
This grant supports a free to the public Lunch and Learn Program.

Ulysses Philomathic Library logoUlysses Philomathic Library
The grant will support a class in chair yoga for seniors and those with mobility issues.

United Way logoUnited Way of Tompkins County
Funds support the creation of community rooms at their location that will be made available for local organizations to use.

Unity House logoUnity House
Funds supported the purchase of emergency bathroom call bells in residential homes for people with disabilities.

Vets in Nature logoVets in Nature
Funds will support an October deer bow hunt for veterans.

William George Agency logoWilliam George Agency
Funds will support the development of a printing and merchandise small enterprise program where underprivileged youth can learn the fundamentals of running a business.

Women's Opportunity Center logoWomen's Opportunity Center

Funds help to support the expansion of their collection and sorting area.

Funds supported the availability of hygiene and daily essentials to be available at their food hub.

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