George and Margaret Mee Charitable Foundation

2016 GRANTS (Totaling $907,418.74)


  • ARTS/CULTURE ($71,625.00)


DEPOSIT COMMUNITY THEATRE & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER - $10,000.00 for a new security system and new front access doors


DEPOSIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY - $5,000.00 towards the cost of a new roof at the Bank Museum Building


ROBERSON MUSEUM & SCIENCE CENTER - $50,400.00 towards the creation of the Natural History Exhibit


WALTON THEATRE PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION - $6,225.00 towards the final phase of the stained glass restoration project


  • COMMUNITY/RECREATION ($286,024.00)


AMERICAN RED CROSS - $2,500.00 for the first year of the Home Fire Preparedness Program in Broome County, NY


ARROWHEAD MINISTRIES - $25,000.00 towards the new handicap accessible picnic and recreation pavilion at Camp Arrowhead in Brackney, PA


BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA - LEATHERSTOCKING COUNCIL - $75,000.00 towards Phase I Construction of the new Training and Conference Lodge located in Delaware County, NY


BROOME COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY - $75,000.00 towards the construction of the new animal shelter in Binghamton, NY


BROOME COUNTY COUNCIL OF CHURCHES - $18,750.00 for the 2017 CHOW Fresh Mobile Markets Program in Binghamton, NY


CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF DEPOSIT - $31,000.00 for operating expenses and repairs/upgrades to the Church, Parish Hall and Clock Tower


HELPMATES CHARITABLE GIVING TRUST GUARDIAN ANGEL CENTER - $3,645.00 to fund the Clothing Program for Cameron County, PA residents


MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION - $1,800.00 to subsidize the cost of Broome County children to attend the 2016 MDA Sunshine Rotary Camp in Rush, NY


NORTHERN TIER COMMUNITY ACTION - $5,000.00 to assist the Emporium, PA Food Pantry with fresh food purchases


SOUTHERN TIER ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY - $30,000.00 towards upgrades to the Penguin and Otter Exhibit at the Ross Park Zoo in Binghamton, NY


ST. PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH - $5,000.00 towards fresh food purchases at the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry in Hancock, NY


WILLIAM B. OGDEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY - $13,329.00 for the rehabilitation and stabilization of the Library Chimney in Walton, NY


  • EDUCATION ($274,492.04)


AUSTIN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT (Potter County, PA) - $44,877.04 towards Phase I Expansion of the STEM Programming into Grades 10 through 12


BROOME COUNTY URBAN LEAGUE - $12,000.00 towards the purchase of a van for the After School and Summer Enrichment Programs


CAMERON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT - $27,500.00 for the rehabilitation of the existing Running Track and the painting of new Lane Lines on the Running Track surface at the Emporium, PA School


COMMUNITY EDUCATION COUNCIL - $15,000.00 for the Discover Partnership Initiative in Elk and Cameron County, PA Schools during the 2016/2017 school year


FAMILY ENRICHMENT NETWORK - $15,115.00 for the purchase and installation of a new commerical dishwasher in the Head Start, Early Headstart and Special Education Programs at the Johnson City, NY location


HANCOCK COMMUNITY EDUCATION FOUNDATION - $61,000.00 for capital and safety upgrades to the Hancock NY Nature Preserve; $20,000.00 in program funds for the K-4 After School Program in 2017; and $15,000.00 in program funds for the Children's Center in 2017


LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF BROOME COUNTY - $12,000.00 for the expansion of the Adult Basic Education and English as Second Language Programs


SENECA HIGHLANDS CAREER & TECHNICAL CENTER - $37,000.00 for the purchase of equipment in the new Welding Program offered to school districts in the Counties of Cameron, McKean and Potter, PA


ST. PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH - $15,000.00 in program funds for the Hancock Community Preschool Program in 2017


  • HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES ($275,277.70)



ACHIEVE - $50,000.00 towards the new roof at the Cutler Pond, Binghamton, NY location


ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE SERVICES - $50,000.00 towards the purchase of the Heritage Suites Building in McKean County, PA to expand the residential drug rehabilitation treatment program


COUNTY OF BROOME OPIOID ABUSE COUNCIL - $7,110.70 for the purchase and installation of two medication collection units


DEPOSIT COMMUNITY CENTER (WILSON'S CHILDREN CENTER) - $10,000.00 for the Daycare Center Program in Deposit, NY for 2016


FAMILY PLANNING OF SOUTH CENTRAL NEW YORK - $7,762.00 for the 2016 Teens Count Program in the Walton, NY School District


GUY AND MARY FELT MANOR - $40,000.00 towards the purchase of a transit van for transport of wheelchair patients at the Cameron County, PA skilled nursing and assisted living center


MERCY HOUSE - $48,405.00 for the construction of an outdoor garden and seating area at the community care center in Endicott, NY


PENN HIGHLANDS ELK - PINECREST MANOR - $50,000.00 towards upgrades to the front entrance, lobby area and restrooms at the Pincrest Manor skilled nursing facility in St. Mary's Pennsylvania


RURAL HEALTH NETWORK OF SOUTH CENTRAL NEW YORK - $12,000.00 to fund the non-federal match for two AmeriCorp workers (one in Delaware Co., NY and one in Broome County, NY) for 2016 in the Rural Health Connections Program



























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