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Northern New York Community Foundation

Manager: Cheryl Mirer
Priority: Open

BACKGROUND

Incorporated in 1929 in NY.

FIELDS OF INTEREST

arts, education, health care, human services

LIMITATIONS

Giving limited to organizations and individuals in Jefferson and Lewis counties, NY.

No support for churches or religious organizations (except where projects clearly benefit the entire community).

No grants to individuals (except for scholarships), or for endowment funds or deficit financing.

FINANCIAL DATA

Assets: $43,840,804 (market value)

Gifts received: $3,021,398

Expenditures: $2,812,964

Total giving: $2,055,503

Qualifying distributions: $2,055,503

Giving activities include:

$1,307,385 for 21 grants (high: $100,000

$748,118 for grants to individuals

SELECTED GRANTS

Thousand Islands Land Trust • $100,000
To support the organization's capital campaign
$50,000 for capital campaign/$50,000 matching grant for endowments

Lewis County Hospital Foundation • $10,000
Challenge match to help grow their endowment at the Foundation.

Thousand Islands Arts Center • $4,800
Support for the Center's gallery floor renovations