May 21, 2024

Community Foundation Awards Over $600k in Community Impact Grants

The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2024 Community Impact Grants.  This year, the Community Foundation will award 59 grants totaling $636,689.

The Foundation is grateful for the leadership, guidance, and expertise of our Grants and Community Initiatives Committee led by Murray Massry.

Together with our family of fund advisors, the Community Foundation has distributed more than $115M in grants and scholarships since our founding in 1968.

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Join us in congratulating the following organizations and expressing gratitude for all they do to support our community:

Organizations Providing
Access and Opportunity
Organizations Focusing on
Land Conservation
Organizations Serving
Individuals with Disabilities
Capital Region Youth Tennis Foundation/15-LOVE
CEK RN Consulting
Chasing Health, Inc.
Empire State Youth Orchestra
Hudson Valley Community College
Nurses Middle College-Capital Region
Senior Hope Counseling, Inc.
Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood, Inc.
Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center

Agricultural Stewardship Association
Grassland Bird Trust
Home Earth Alliance
Pine Hollow Arboretum
Pitney Meadows Community Farm
Rensselaer Plateau Alliance
Saratoga PLAN
Upper Hudson Northern Catskill Natural Resource Trust dba Greene Land Trust


A Dapple A Day Equine Center
Arts Center of the Capital Region
Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts, Inc.
Bring on the Spectrum, Inc.
Children’s Museum at Saratoga
Creative Living Solutions, Inc.
Crossroads Center for Children
Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York
New Dimensions in Living, Inc.
Special Olympics New York, Inc.
St. Catherine’s Center for Children
Wesley Community Foundation
Warriors on Wheels, Inc.

Organizations Serving the Unhoused Organizations Serving Residents of Amsterdam, NY Organizations Serving
Immigrants and Refugees
Capital City Gospel/Rescue Mission
CAPTAIN Community Human Services, Inc.
Columbia County Recovery Kitchen
Equinox, Inc.
Homeless and Travelers Aid Society
Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless (IPH)
Joseph’s House and Shelter, Inc.
Justice For Orphans, Inc.
Schenectady Community Action Program
Servants of the Word, dba The Open Door
Sidewalk Warriors – Troy
St. Paul’s Center
Unity House of Troy, Inc.
Young Parents United, Inc.
YWCA NorthEastern NY

Walter Elwood Museum of the Mohawk Valley
Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless
Schoharie River Center, Inc.
Trinity Lutheran Church

Albany Fund for Education
Can Code Communities
Capital District YMCA
Grassroot Givers
Legal Project
Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County
Refugee Welcome Corporation
Russell Sage College
Sunhee’s Community Place, Inc.