News and Announcements

2020 Year in Review

The Dyson Foundation is pleased to present our 2020 Year in Review. In 2020, the Foundation awarded a total of $9.3 million in grants. In light of the global pandemic, which severely challenged the nonprofit sector and the communities they serve, $1.2 million of that funding was in the form of COVID-19 community response grants to support safety net and related human services. See our 2020 Year in Review to learn about our grantmaking and collaborative response to the impacts of the pandemic.

Dyson Foundation Board of Directors Approve New Grants - December 2020

At its most recent meeting in December 2020, the Foundation’s Board of Directors approved over $1.4 million in new grants to 38 different organizations. Major grants included:

Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam, Inc.
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $160,000
Project Term: 2021 – 2022
Toward the Child Care Tuition Scholarship program

Community Action of Greene County
Catskill, NY
Grant Amount: $90,000
Project Term: 2021 – 2023
Toward general operator support

Family Services
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $140,000
Project Term: 2021
Toward In-Person Youth programming

Long Term Care Community Coalition
New York, NY
Grant Amount: $80,000
Project Term: 2021 - 2022
Toward Hudson Valley Long Term Care Ombudsman program

Mediation Center of Dutchess County
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $70,000
Project Term: 2021-2022
Toward general operating support

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum
Poughkeepsie, NY
Grant Amount: $120,000
Project Term: 2021
Toward general operating support

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York
New York, NY
Grant Amount: $125,000
Project Term: 2021
Toward general support for Mid-Hudson Valley services