Release date: 12/14/2015


Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley award $26,000 to Ulster nonprofits 


NEW PALTZ, NY – The Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley announced $26,000 in grant awards to 14 Ulster County nonprofits at a reception for grantees held on Friday, December 11, 2015 at Deyo Hall at Historic Huguenot Street in New Paltz. The grant awards were made through the Community Response Grants program of the Community Foundation of Ulster County, an affiliate of the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley. 

Guest speakers included Mary Etta Schneider, President and Board Chair at Historic Huguenot Street; Jordan Scruggs, Associate Pastor and Director of Outreach Ministries at St. James United Methodist Church in Kingston; and Michael Berg, Executive Director of Family of Woodstock. Each spoke with passion about the ways in which funding received through the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley makes a difference in the lives of the people they serve.

“We are proud to support the excellent work of these Ulster County nonprofit organizations and their tremendous dedication to improving the quality of life and addressing the challenges people in our community face daily,” said March S. Gallagher, Esq., President and Chief Executive Officer of the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley. “A gift to the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley is a gift back to our region. The donors who create their funds with us and the nonprofits who choose to place their endowments with us know that we are their trusted partner in addressing our region’s most pressing needs.”

Ulster County Grant Recipients
Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of Ulster County
Family of Woodstock, Inc.
Historic Huguenot Street
Kingston YMCA Farm Project
People's Place
Phillies Bridge Farm Project
Rondout Valley Growers Association
Saint James United Methodist Church Outreach Program
Shadowland Artists, Inc.
The Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse
Ulster Literacy Association
Wallkill Valley Rail Trail Association
Wild Earth Wilderness School
Women's Studio Workshop




About The Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley

Serving all of Dutchess, Putnam and Ulster counties, the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley is a driving force in philanthropy in the region, distributing funds from thousands of donors to connect people who care with causes that matter. Administering more than $54 million in assets, we work with donors to provide grants and scholarships, establish endowment funds for nonprofits and other charitable causes, and collaborate with government, private foundations and local leaders to address current and emerging needs. Learn more at www.cfhvny.org



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