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Fall 2023
BJM LogoBeverly Martin School

The grant will contribute to an emergency fund that provides support for families in need

logoChild Development Council

Funds will be used to support the Basic Needs Program for families

logoCommunity Science Institute
Funds will be used for the Volunteers in Precipitation Monitoring program

logoFamily and Children's Service
Grant will support the KINECT program for at risk youth

logoFinger Lakes Land Trust
The grant will help cover the cost of purchasing wetlands and stream banks that protect Cayuga Lake’s water quality.

logoFirst Congregational Church
Funded the purchase of an Automated External Defibrillator and first aid kit

logoFood Bank of the Southern Tier
Funds will support a school food center in Tompkins County

logoFoodnet Meals on Wheels
Funding will purchase technology to support educational opportunities for participants of the Senior Social Connections Program

logoGolden Opportunity
Funding will cover an afterschool enrichment and tutoring program

logoGreater Ithaca Activities Center
The grant will help cover the costs the Hospitality Employment Training Program

logoHabitat for Humanity
The grant will help cover costs for a historic renovation on Aurora St. in Ithaca

logoIthaca Community Orchestra
The grant will help cover the costs of the Fall Concert

logoIthaca Community Recovery
Fund will cover the costs of new chairs for meeting rooms

logoIthaca Health Alliance
Funds will be used to upgrade the laundry facility for the clinic.

logoIthaca Neighborhoos Housing Services
Grant will help to fund the Minor Repair Program

logoIthaca Welcomes Refugees
The grant will help cover the costs of small household items and groceries for newly arriving refugees

logoLove Living at Home
Grant will help with costs of setting up an office space with better community access

logoRunning to Place Theatre Company
Funds will help underwrite productions so they can be free for kids to participate and free for people to attend

logoSouthside Community Center
Fund will cover repairs to agency van

logoTompkins Learning Partners
Supported their communications and technology upgrade.

logoUnited Way of Tompkins County
Funds will help with expansion of the Volunteer Tompkins platform

logoVarna United Methodist Church
The grant will cover the costs of purchasing yarn so the Pew Knitters can make gloves, hats, mitten and lap blankets for people in need in the community

logoWharton Studio Museum
The grant will cover the costs of purchasing yarn so the Pew Knitters can make gloves, hats, mitten and lap blankets for people in need in the community

logoWomen's Opportunity Center
The grant will help cover the costs of renovations to the front entrance

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.

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