Connecting People Who Care with Causes that Matter

Grants Available for Organizations Serving Youth in Town of Rockland

Lazare Kaplan

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.

Upcoming Events

Nov
24
Fri
2017
Black Friday – Office Closed
Nov 24 all-day
Nov
29
Wed
2017
National Philanthropy Day @ Anthony's Pier 9
Nov 29 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
Dec
1
Fri
2017
“Snow” You Care for Youth! Dress Down Day to Benefit Friends of Orange County Youth Bureau
Dec 1 all-day
Dec
3
Sun
2017
Hudson Valley Honor Flight’s 7th Annual Lunch of Honor @ Anthony's Pier 9
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE

Join us as we honor our World War II and Korean War Veterans for their courageous sacrifices on behalf of our country.

Featuring Guest Speaker: 
Sergeant Rocky Sickmann of the US Marines
United States Marine Corps Sergeant and P.O.W., Iranian Hostage Crisis

COST:
$55 per person
$35 for Active Duty Military and Veterans
FREE for WWII Veterans & Korean War Veteran Alumni
(Prices at the door will be an additional $10.)

For Sponsorship and Journal Ad opportunities, click here.

To make a donation to the Hudson Valley Honor Flight Endowment Fund, click here.

Dec
14
Thu
2017
CFOS Finance Committee Meeting @ CFOS Conference Room
Dec 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

This is a closed event for CFOS Staff and Finance Committee Members ONLY.

Dec
20
Wed
2017
CFOS Executive Committee Meeting @ Walden Savings Bank Corporate HQ - 2nd Floor Board Room
Dec 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

This event is closed for CFOS Staff and Executive Committee Members ONLY.

Dec
24
Sun
2017
Christmas Eve – Office Closed
Dec 24 all-day
Dec
25
Mon
2017
Christmas Day – Office Closed
Dec 25 all-day

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