Dyson Foundation Board Approves New Grants - December 2016

At its most recent meeting in December, 2016, the Foundation’s Board of Directors approved over $2,000,000 in new grants to 35 different organizations. Major grants included:

Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam, Inc.
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $85,000
Project Term: 2017
Toward the Child Care Tuition Scholarship Program for economically disadvantaged families in Dutchess County.

Community Action of Greene County
Catskill, NY
Grant Amount: $85,000
Project Term: 2017 – 2018
A multi-year grant for general operating support.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County
Middletown, NY
Grant Amount: $120,000
Project Term: 2017 – 2018
Multi-year support toward the Gleaning Program, which distributes local produce to Orange County emergency food programs.

Culinary Institute of America
Hyde Park, NY
Grant Amount: $70,000
Project Term: 2017 – 2018
A multi-year grant towards scholarships for Mid-Hudson Valley residents with financial needs.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Foundation, In.
Indianapolis, IN
Grant Amount: $750,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2018
A multi-year grant towards staffing and overall capacity building to support the growth and expansion of the museum.

PEOPLe, Inc.
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $140,000
Project Term: 2017 - 2018
A multi-year grant toward general operating support.

Planned Parenthood of the Mid-Hudson Valley
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $285,000
Project Term: 2017-2018
A multi-year grant toward general operating support.

YMCA of Middletown
Middletown, NY
Grant Amount: $85,000
Project Term: 2016 – 2017
Multi-year support towards Friday and Saturday night programming for children and teens in Middletown.