The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County Endowment Fund was recently established within the Community Foundation to support the new CCE Education Center and 4-H Park Program and all programs available through Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County.
Since 1915, Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County (CCE-OC) has linked university research, knowledge, and experiential learning to the needs and issues facing Orange County residents. CCE-OC enables people to improve their lives and communities by bringing local experience and research-based solutions together. CCE-OC creates measurable change in order to positively affect Agriculture, Families, Youth, Environment, and Economic Development within communities.
“We are thrilled to provide long term giving opportunities for supporters of CCEOC by partnering with Community Foundation,” stated Cornell Cooperative Extension Executive Director Lucy T. Joyce. “Community Foundation will manage and grow funds which will continue to benefit the residents of Orange County improving the quality of life for years to come.”
About the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan:The Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity, is celebrating its 15th year of charitable leadership and philanthropy. The Foundation has significantly increased local charitable funds and empowered donors to make a profound difference in the quality of life in our regionwith the creation of over 180 funds that will provide grants and scholarships forever! Since 1999, the Foundation has been an effective steward of the community’s charitable resources and has been a leader in the administration of scholarships, and grant making for the benefit of nonprofit organizations in Orange and Sullivan Counties, and beyond.
Contributions to The Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County Fund may be made to CFOS-CCEOC 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 at www.cfosny.org. 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.