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PEARSALL FOUNDATION FUNDS 22 GRANTS

The trustees reviewed a record 71 grant applications, and fully funded or partially funded the requested amount for 22 of them.

(Johnsburg, NY November 2010) The Trustees of the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation have announced they received 71 grant applications this year, a new record. Given the need, the trustees voted to increase the value of grants over what was awarded last year. Recipients of their 2010-2011 grant funding year include: 

Fall of 2010

  • The Adirondack Research Consortium – 2011 Adirondack College Student Juried Research Paper Program 
  • North Country Public Radio – Natural Selections
  • The Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York – “Adirondack Animals” program to Elementary Schools in the Adirondack park
  • Boonville Black River Canal Museum – Technology needs 
  • Adirondack Park Institute – one year VIC transition 
  • Tannery Pond Community Center Association – Teenagers Only! program 
  • Westport Federated Church & Future for Westport Quality of Life Committee- expand current community gardens making them handicapped and wheelchair accessible
  • Literacy Volunteers of Essex / Franklin Counties – Roo the Reader books 
  • Johnsburg Historical Society – interpretive signs for historical sites throughout the Township
  • North Warren Central School – “Roots and Shoots” program 
  • Adirondack Folk School, Inc. – computer and software
  • Caldwell Lake George Library – multimedia projector, screen, speaker, and peripherals for special programs at the library
  • Inlet Historical Society – computer hardware and software
  • Wildlife Conservation Society – community outreach activities to promote and support regional sustainability initiatives
  • Adirondack Museum – Cabin Fever series
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Long Lake Library – purchase of new materials
  • Upper Hudson Musical Arts, Inc. – SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music concert and Seagle Colony Children’s Opera brought to Tannery Pond Community Center
  • Adirondack Curriculum Project – Adirondack Congress Day
  • Stony Creek Free Library – 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 – food pantry
  • Little Peaks Preschool – digital camera, card readers, memory sticks and start up ink cartridges for the school
  • 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 December of 2000 to improve the Quality of Life for year round residents of the Adirondack Park. 

Applications for October 2011 – September 2012 funding will be accepted between July 1, 2011 and August 31, 2011. The foundation can be contacted by writing PO Box 105, Johnsburg, NY 12843 or via their website http://www.PearsallFoundation.org

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