Connecting People Who Care with Causes that Matter

Make A Difference Fund

Established by the Foundation to provide grants to local organizations that provide services and programs to children of low-income, disadvantaged or distressed families. It is a fund, like all of our funds, to which anyone may donate. The needs are endless and your generosity is appreciated.


The 2018 Make a Difference Grants will have a focus on science and technology. 
Click here to download the 2018 Make a Difference Grant Application. Applications are due to the Community Foundation by August 1, 2018.


Make A Difference Fund Past Recipients

Grace Episcopal Church
HONOR ehg, Inc.
Catskill Regional Medical Center
Interfaith Outreach United

Sullivan County Head Start
North American Cultural Laboratory, Inc.
San Miguel Academy of Newburgh
Safe Harbors of the Hudson

Boys and Girls Club of Newburgh, Inc.
Safe Homes of Orange County, Inc.
Nana’s House Child Care Center
Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County, Inc. – Site Based Mentoring Program
United Way of Sullivan County, Inc. – Snack Pack Program

Safe Homes of Orange County – Family Justice Center Waiting Room
Town of Wallkill Boys and Girls Club – TORCH Program

Dispute Resolution Center – Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) volunteers
Town of Wallkill Boys and Girls Club – InfluenceHer Program

Upcoming Events

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 for full details.

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

Sponsor Levels

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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

Member or Non-member
Credits being applied for:

Limited seating. Reserve now.

*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.  

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


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