George and Margaret Mee Charitable Foundation

2021 GRANTS (Totaling $967,761.87)


  • ARTS/CULTURE: ($54,000.00)

DEPOSIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY - $11,000.00 for demolition of its existing 40 year old parking lot and installation of a new asphalt parking lot

ROBERSON MUSEUM & SCIENCE CENTER -  $25,000.00 for essential technological upgrades to the Planetarium


TRI-CITIES OPERA - $18,000.00 to bring the digital format of "Stone Soup" to Delaware County, NY School Districts and also a live performance for the Hancock Central School District


  • COMMUNITY/RECREATION: ($493,494.06)

BROOME COUNTY COUNCIL OF CHURCHES - $25,000.00 to fund utilities, time clock subscription and point of sale hardware maintenance for the 2022 calendar year at the Greater Good Grocery on the North side of Binghamton, NY

CAMERON COUNTY RECREATION BOARD - $31,819.06 for replacement of its lower level flooring at the Recreation Center and for removal and replacement of fencing at the Third Street Playground in Emporium, PA

CHILDREN'S HOME OF WYOMING CONFERENCE - $75,000.00 in funding towards renovation of the men's and women's locker rooms at its recently purchased Southern Tier Community Center

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF DEPOSIT - $8,875.00 for preparation of the clock tower and for the purchase and installation of the new carillon equipment including the master lock controller

COUNTY OF CAMERON - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - $25,000.00 to assist with funding the new Director of Marketing, Outreach and Engagement position with $25,000.00 payable each year over two years commencing in 2021


DELAWARE VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY - $2,900.00 for an upgrade to the flooring in the Dog Room with Polvurea/Polvaspartic material

DEPOSIT COMMUNITY PARK - $44,900.00 towards the new fitness trail along the perimeter of the Park, completion of an additional 6' wide service drive, and towards creating a memorial entranceway/gateway to the Community Park


FENTON FREE LIBRARY - $15,000.00 towards costs of new siding on the Library's original building with first addition


HANCOCK PARTNERS - $60,000.00 representing the third and final installment on a multi-year grant to fund its economic revitalization and marketing initiative in Hancock, NY


JOHNSONBURG COMMUNITY CENTER - $50,000.00 towards the purchase and installation of a multi-component HVAC system at the Center


KEYSTONE ELK COUNTRY ALLIANCE - $100,000.00 towards construction of a 51' x 44' Open Air Pavilion Classroom for Conservation Education Programs in Benezette, PA


NEWTON CEMETERY ASSOCIATION - $30,000.00 for reparations and paving of the access road to this historical cemetery


SOUTHERN TIER ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY - $25,000.00 towards renovation and expansion of the Red Panda Exhibit at the Binghamton, NY Zoo


  • EDUCATION: ($129,660.00)

CULLMAN CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER  - $9,000.00 for playground equipment and $8,160.00 for the purchase and installation of fencing around the playground at the newly purchased and expanded facility located adjacent to its main campus

GBEOP - $20,000.00 to provide Junior Achievement Career Exploration Programming to 600 Broome and Delaware County 8th Grade Students in the 2021/2022 School Year who will also attend the SPARK 2022 Event to be hosted at the SUNY Broome Campus in May 2022


HANCOCK COMMUNITY EDUCATION FOUNDATION - $15,000 to fund the Children's Center Program (ages birth to 3) for 2022


HANCOCK COMMUNITY EDUCATION FOUNDATION - $9,500.00 for power washing and staining the Science Center Pavilion, railings and support beams

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA -  $10,000.00 to provide the Junior Achievement programs in Cameron County Schools for the 2021/2022 School Year


LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF BROOME/TIOGA COUNTY - $18,000.00 to continue its Adult Literacy Education and Tutor Training and Support Services for a one year period at the Broome County Public Library


SENECA HIGHLANDS CAREER & TECHNICAL CENTER - $20,000.00 representing the fourth installment on a five year grant for the startup of a Homeland Security Program at the vocational school


ST. PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH - $20,000.00 to fund the Hancock Community Preschool for 2022


  • HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES: ($290,607.81)

ACHIEVE - $25,000.00 for security upgrades and improvements to its 3 Day Habilitation sites and 21 Individual Alternative Residential Units


BROOME COUNTY COUNCIL OF CHURCHES - $10,000.00 towards the CHOW food pantry program in Binghamton, NY


CATHOLIC CHARITIES COUNSELING & ADOPTION SERVICES - $2,000.00 for diapers and supplies in the Pregnancy and Parenting Support Program and $6,000.00 for salaries, diapers, pull ups and supplies in the Toddler Support Program in Emporium, PA


CATHOLIC CHARITIES HOUSING - $2,089.95 to upgrade its computer equipment at its Single Room Occupancy Housing Offices in Oneonta, NY


COLE FOUNDATION - $16,652.55 for the purchase and installation of updated exercise equipment for the Emporium, PA Wellness Center


GIGI'S PLAYHOUSE - $3,000.00 to fund the renovation of two rooms at its Vestal, NY location to house its Job/Life Skills Development Programs for adults with Down Syndrome - a project in partnership and led by Binghamton University PwC Scholars


GUY AND MARY FELT MANOR - $17,423.13 for the purchase and installation of a Wanderguard System for the safety and security of the Manor's residents


HANCOCK VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE - $54,815.96 for the purchase of two Lifepak Cardiac Monitors/Defibrillators; and $6,126.22 for the purchase of room dividers and new mattresses for the sleeping quarters of EMTs and Paramedics in between their emergency callouts


NORTHERN TIER COMMUNITY ACTION (CAMERON COUNTY, PA) - $10,000.00 for the Emporium, PA Food Pantry AND $30,500.00 to replace its aging HVAC system at its Emporium, PA Offices which house its health and human service programs


ST. PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH - $10,000.00 to fund the Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry in Hancock, New York


THE KEYS PROGRAM - $10,000.00 to provide the Music Therapy Program to pediatric patients in Broome County, NY living with cancer or other significant illness or disabilities


WINDSOR EMERGENCY SERVICES - $75,000.00 towards the purchase of a 2022 Ford E450 Type III Arrow Ambulance


YMCA BINGHAMTON - $12,000.00 being the fourth installment on a five year grant for the Live Strong Program in Binghamton, NY





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