Grants Available for Organizations Serving Youth in Town of Rockland
Applications are now being accepted from organizations that best exemplify The Kaplan Foundation mission statement “to get the kids off the streets of Livingston Manor.” Grants in the amount of $250 and higher, depending on need and merit, will be considered. 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 such as afterschool activities, educational support, competitions, and recreational facilities, etc.
Those organizations interested in applying for this grant must demonstrate financial need and provide programs and/or services for young people within the Town of Rockland. To download an application, visit www.cfosny.org. All grant applications should be completed in full and returned to the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan for review and consideration by November 10, 2017.
The Lazare and Charlotte Kaplan Foundation, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, was established by Lazare Kaplan, a world renowned diamond cutter most famously known for cutting the 726-carat Jonker diamond in 1936. The Lazare and Charlotte Kaplan Foundation will distribute grants and scholarships to residents and organizations of Sullivan County, specifically in the Town of Rockland in perpetuity.
About the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan: Based in Montgomery, NY, the Foundation “connects people who care with causes that matter.” Established in 1999, the Foundation helps philanthropic individuals, businesses and organizations establish charitable funds that award grants and scholarships, for good, for ever. The Foundation has significantly increased the region’s charitable capital and has empowered donors to make a profound difference in the quality of life in our region. Since inception, the Foundation — with its donors and fund representatives — has awarded
$10 million in grants and scholarships, including more than $400,000 in scholarships this year alone to 178 students from 41 different school districts. The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan has established more than 280 charitable funds that now represent $24.9 million in assets to support animal welfare, arts and culture, community initiatives, education, the environment, health and human services, recreation and youth.
Includes wine, light food, and two (2) painted glasses to take home. Raffles will also be available.
The CHSCF 5K Walk/Run at Beaver Brook pavilion benefits The Can’t Hurt Steel Community Foundation, which was created in 2016 by JJ Hanson and his wife Kristen, to enhance the quality of life for those living in our community. The foundation offers financial assistance to families experiencing a catastrophic loss or illness, provides health and wellness programming, as well as promotes community development. We hope you can join us! Run, walk, sponsor, buy raffles, enjoy spring activities, music, and eat some food. Don’t miss out on all the fun!
Your participation in this event helps CHS to continue to provide financial assistance to local families in their time of need and to sponsor fundraising events like spaghetti dinners, to help a greater number of families.CHS also uses the proceeds from this event to award scholarships to graduating seniors pursuing careers in health, wellness, and community development. CHS is currently working on creating fitness trails within a local section of state land. Running or walking in this event will help CHS continue on its mission to help others and improve the community in which we live. Thanks you for your support!
Event registration will start at 7:30am before the event. Please try to register online to make this process easier. Thank you!!
2nd Annual Dustin James Memorial Golf Outing
Registration & Lunch – 11:00 AM
Shotgun Start: 12:00 PM
Cocktail Hour: 5:30 PM
Awards Dinner: 6:30 PM
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