JOHNSBURG - The Trustees of the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation announced this week the recipients of their grant awards for the 2010-2011 grant cycle.
Recipient organizations are as follows:
- The Adirondack Research Consortium for their 2011 Adirondack College Student Juried Research Paper Program.
- North Country Public Radio for their Natural Selections program .
- The Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York for their Adirondack Animals program to Elementary Schools in the Adirondack Park.
- Boonville Black River Canal Museum for technology needs.
- Adirondack Park Institute for their one year VIC transition.
- Tannery Pond Community Center Association for their Teenagers Only! program.
- Westport Federated Church & Future for Westport Quality of Life Committee for expansion of current community gardens making them handicapped and wheelchair accessible.
- Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin Counties for Roo the Reader books.
- Johnsburg Historical Society for interpretive signs for historical sites throughout the township.
- North Warren Central School for their Roots and Shoots program.
- Adirondack Folk School, Inc. for computers and software.
- Caldwell Lake George Library for a multimedia projector, screen, speaker, and peripherals for special programs at the library.
- Inlet Historical Society for computer hardware and software.
- Wildlife Conservation Society for community outreach activities to promote and support regional sustainability initiatives.
- Adirondack Museum for their Cabin Fever series.
- Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Long Lake Library for purchase of new materials.
- Upper Hudson Musical Arts, Inc. for SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music concert and Seagle Colony Children's Opera brought to Tannery Pond Community Center.
- Adirondack Curriculum Project for Adirondack Congress Day.
- Stony Creek Free Library to continue work begun on programming and design phases for church/library for recently purchased former Stony Creek Methodist Church.
- Warren-Hamilton Counties Community Action Agency for their food pantry.
- Little Peaks Preschool for a digital camera, card readers, memory sticks and start up ink cartridges.
- Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York to help fund cost for delivering food to agencies located with the Adirondack Park.
The Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation is a private foundation created in Dec. of 2000 to improve the Quality of Life for year round residents of the Adirondack Park.
Applications for Oct. 2011- Sept. 2012 funding will be accepted between July 1, 2011 and Aug. 31, 2011. The foundation can be contacted by writing PO Box 105, Johnsburg, NY 12843 or via their website at www.PearsallFoundation.org.