"IMPACTING OUR COMMUNITIES"
"IMPACTING OUR COMMUNITIES"

      GEORGE AND MARGARET MEE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

2020 GRANTS (Totaling $1,050,261.00)

  • ARTS/CULTURE: ($89,500.00)

ENDICOTT PERFORMING ARTS CENTER - $15,000.00 for the purchase of new digital equipment enabling an enhanced platform of programming for the Performing Arts Center

FRANKLIN STAGE COMPANY - $5,000.00 towards replacement costs of front porch decking at its historical Chapel Hall building

GOODWILL THEATRE - $25,000.00 towards costs of installation of a sprinkler system on the first floor and in the basement of  the Firehouse Stage Building

HANFORD MILLS MUSEUM - $7,500.00 for the purchase of a Presume Zero-Turn 24 HP 60" deck riding mower for use at the Lumber Museum Campus

 

LUMA ARTS INITIATIVE, INC.  - $5,000.00 towards the costs of the 2020 Virtual Luma Arts Programming of "Miranda:  A Virtual Steam Punk Operatic Experience"

 

TRI-CITIES OPERA - $12,000.00 to bring the digital format of "Monkey and Francine in the City of Tigers" to Delaware County School Districts

 

WALTON THEATRE PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION - $20,000.00 towards costs of the Balcony Restoration Project

 

 

  • COMMUNITY/RECREATION: ($373,195.00)

ARROWHEAD MINISTRIES, INC. - $36,800.00 towards the blacktop project connecting the dining hall and main building to the cabins and towards the Alta-Glide project, both at Shepherd's Camp in Brackney, PA

 

BARBARA MOSCATO BROWN MEMORIAL LIBRARY - $11,000.00 for various capital improvements and repairs to the Library and technology upgrades 


BUCKSGAHUDA & WESTERN RAILROAD MUSEUM - $5,000.00 towards the purchase of a mini backhoe for use in maintenance of the railroad

 

CATSKILL RECREATION CENTER - $10,000.00 representing a one-time grant for operating the Center in 2021

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF DEPOSIT - $6,545.00 for exterior painting of the Parish Hall and Church

 

EMPORIUM VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT - $150,000.00 towards the purchase of a 2020 109' Rosenbauer Dual Axel Aerial Ladder Truck

 

FRIENDS OF THE UPPER DELAWARE RIVER - $30,000.00 for completion costs of "The River", a documentary film on the Upper Delaware River Watershed and Public Screening of same in Hancock, NY

 

HANCOCK PARTNERS - $60,000.00 representing the second installment of a $180,000.00 multi-year grant for the funding of its economic revitalization and marketing program with regard to Hancock, New York

 

JOHNSONBURG COMMUNITY CENTER - $39,000.00 towards updating the HVAC at the Center with regard to the basement stairwell and common area and with regard to the first floor offices

 

SIDNEY MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY - $14,850.00 to replace the roof at its Masonville, NY Library Branch

 

WEST CREEK RECREATIONAL TRAIL - $10,000.00 towards the costs of installation of a new culvert at the Trailhead in St. Mary's, PA

  • EDUCATION: ($172,220.00)

DEPOSIT COMMUNITY CENTER d/b/a WILSON CHILDREN'S CENTER - $15,000.00 to fund the staff person hired to ensure compliance with CDC guidelines at the Center during Covid-19 Pandemic

 

GIRLS ON THE RUN - $4,000.00 to assist with funding the Girls on the Run Program for the School Districts of Hancock, Walton, Deposit and Delhi for the 2020/2021 School Year

 

HANCOCK COMMUNITY EDUCATION FOUNDATION - $15,000.00 to fund the Children's Center Program in 2021

 

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA - $10,000.00 to fund Junior Achievement Programming in Cameron and Elk County Schools for the 2020/2021 School Year

 

KOPERNIK OBSERVATORY & SCIENCE CENTER - $38,220.00 to fund the Virtual After School STEM Club Program in Grades 2 through 8

 

SENECA HIGHLANDS CAREER & TECHNICAL CENTER - $20,000.00 representing the third installment on a $100,000.00 multi-year grant commencing in 2018 for the startup costs of a new Homeland Security Program

 

ST. PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH FOR THE HANCOCK COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL - $20,00.00 to fund the Preschool Program in 2021

 

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT BRADFORD, PA - $50,000.00 for the buildout of one of the classrooms to be constructed in the Engineering and Technical Building at the Bradford PA Campus

 

  • HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES: ($415,346.00)

BROOME COUNTY COUNCIL OF CHURCHES - $5,000.00 for the CHOW Food Pantry Program

 

CAPSEA, INC. - $2,500.00 for PPE, Cleaning Supplies, Housing & Food for the Domestic Violence Center and Domestic Violence and Crime Victims

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES COUNSELING & ADOPTION SERVICES - $8,000.00 with $4,000.00 earmarked for diapers, toiletries and supplies in the Pregnancy Support Program and $4,000.00 earmarked for diapers, toiletries and supplies in the Toddler Program at its Emporium, PA location

 

CENTER FOR TRANSFORMATIVE ACTION - $40,000.00 for the Memory Maker Project's Mobile Culture Program

 

CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF DELAWARE COUNTY - $1,596.00 for the purchase of a DeFibtech AED for its 4H Summer Camp Program

 

FRIENDS OF RECOVERY OF DELAWARE & OTSEGO COUNTIES - $40,000.00 for the employment costs of a full time Certified Recovery Peer Advocate at the Delhi Recovery Center covering the period of April 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022

 

GUY & MARY FELT MANOR - $4,000.00 for PPE, Prevention Specialist & Employee Training during the Covid-19 Pandemic

 

HANCOCK COMMUNITY EDUCATION FOUNDATION - $4,400.00 for PPE for the HCEF Programming and for food distribution programming in partnership with the Emory United Methodist Church for families in need with school age children during the Covid-19 Pandemic

 

HANCOCK  VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE - $70,000.00 towards the purchase of a 2021 Trauma Hawk Ford E-350 Type III AEV Ambulance

 

LOURDES HOSPITAL FOUNDATION - $150,000.00 towards the purchase of a 3D Digital mammography Unit for the Mission in Motion Van

 

NORTHERN TIER COMMUNITY ACTION - $5,000.00 for the Emporium, PA Food Pantry

 

NORTHERN TIER COMMUNITY ACTION - $3,500.00 for the Emporium, PA Food Pantry

 

SAMARITAN COUNSELING CENTER - $29,350.00 for completion of the Parking Lot Recovery Project at its Endicott, NY location

 

ST. PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH - $5,000.00 for the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry in Hancock, NY

 

UNITED WAY OF BROOME COUNTY- $10,000.00 for the Broome County Alliance Group Fund for Covid-19 related grants

 

VENISON DONATION COALITION - $5,000.00 to bring the venison food program to Broome County Council of Churches CHOW Program and also to a Delaware County, NY food pantry, including coordination of same with a meat processor in each of the two counties

 

YMCA OF BROOME COUNTY- $12,000.00 representing the third installment on a $60,00.00 multi-year grant commencing in 2018 for the Live Strong Program

 

YWCA OF BINGHAMTON - $20,000.00 for the Encore Plus Program in 2021

 

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