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Community Grants Available in Town of Rockland

Lazare Kaplan

The Lazare and Charlotte Kaplan Foundation, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, will award grants to charitable organizations and community programs/projects in the Sullivan County area. In his and his wife’s names, this fund was established by Lazare Kaplan, a world-renowned diamond cutter most famously known for cutting the 726-carat Jonker diamond in 1936. In their memory, The Lazare and Charlotte Kaplan Foundation will forever distribute grants and scholarships to residents and organizations of Sullivan County, specifically in the Town of Rockland.

Grants in the amount of $250 and higher, depending on need and merit, will be considered for those organizations that best exemplify The Kaplan Foundation mission statement “to get the kids off the streets.” Examples of programs within the mission statement include, but are not limited to, education to individuals in the arts, sciences and trades, as well as programs like after school activities, educational support, competitions, and recreational facilities, etc.

Those organizations interested in applying for this grant must be located in the Town of Rockland, and must demonstrate financial need with projects or programs that epitomize the mission statement. As per the Foundation’s mission, applications from organizations located in Livingston Manor will be given priority and if there is a surplus of funds, applications from other areas in the Town of Rockland will then be considered. To download an application click here. All grant applications should be completed in full and returned to the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan for review and consideration no later than October 1, 2018.

Contributions to the fund may be made to CFOS- Lazare and Charlotte Kaplan Foundation and sent to the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, 30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Suite 203, Montgomery, NY 12549. Secure online donations may also be made here. The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  All gifts are tax deductible under current tax laws. For more information, call the Community Foundation at (845) 769-9393.

Upcoming Events

Sep
22
Sat
2018
Friends of the Orange County Youth Bureau – Trip to NY Botanical Gardens & the Bronx Zoo
Sep 22 all-day

Packages Start at $90.00.

Proceeds benefit the Child Care Council of Orange County and Friends of the Orange County Youth Bureau.

Visit event website or Facebook page for full details.

Sep
24
Mon
2018
We Have Your 6 – Golf Fundraiser to Help Veterans with PTSD @ Wiltwyck Country Club
Sep 24 @ 8:30 am


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Oct
12
Fri
2018
Illuminate Goshen Fall Ball @ Brown Barn Farms
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us as we ring in the Fall Season with this year’s Illuminate Goshen Fall Ball! 

We are currently accepting sponsorships to this event. We ask that you consider participating in whatever level you feel possible. To view the sponsorship levels and what each level entails and to purchase a sponsorship, click here. Checks can be mailed to CFOS/Illuminate Goshen PO Box 919, Goshen, NY 10924.

Oct
25
Thu
2018
Professional Advisors Seminar: What Every Advisor MUST Know: How to Help Your Clients Protect Their Assets @ William J. Larkin Conference Room
Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Speakers: Marc Selden, J.D., LL.M., national recognized lecturer, Member: Cozen O’Connor, New York City, and Richard J. Shapiro, J.D., CELA.

This 2-credit charitable giving seminar, presented by the Community Foundation’s Professional Advisors Council, will teach  you everything you need to know about asset protection planning and how you can help your clients preserve and protect their assets.

Registration & Networking: 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Buffet Dinner & Seminar: 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Credits: Attorneys – 2 CLE credits*; CPAs – 2 CPE credits*

RSVP by October 19


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*Credits are pending. This program is transitional and appropriate for experienced and newly admitted attorneys. The Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York has been certified by the New York State Continuing Education Board as an accredited provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. Full and partial scholarships based on need are available. All requests are confidential.  

Nov
3
Sat
2018
Pillars of the Community Awards Gala @ Anthony's Pier 9
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Nineteenth Annual
Pillars of the Community Awards Gala
Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 6PM
at Anthony’s Pier 9

Lifetime Achievement Honoree
Raena Endick Korenman
Newburgh Enlarged City School District – Retired
Women’s Health Champion

Distinguished Service Honorees
David M. Hoovler, Esq.
Orange County District Attorney

Orange Regional Medical Center
Improving the Health of our Community

Nov
14
Wed
2018
Annual Reception @ Anthony's Pier 9
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Suite 203
Montgomery, NY 12549
Ph: (845) 769-9393
Fax: (845) 769-9391
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