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PEARSALL FOUNDATION INCREASES FUNDING

The trustees reviewed 68 grant applications, and fully funded or partially funded the requested amount for 29 of them.

(Johnsburg, NY November 8, 2012) The Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation received 68 grant applications this year. The trustees are pleased to announce that 29 grant applications were funded, in whole or in part. 

Not-for-profits receiving grant funding this year included:

  • First Night Saranac Lake for printing of posters and programs
  • Friends of Schroon Lake Public Library for DVDs and movie license for winter shows
  • Oscar Seagle Music Colony to help bring opera to 20 schools in Essex, Warren, Hamilton and Clinton Counties
  • Upper Jay Arts Center to support their ongoing programming efforts
  • Warren-Hamilton Counties Community Action Agency to help re-stock their food pantry 
  • Tannery Pond Community Center Association for their “Teenagers Only!” programming
  • Adirondack Research Consortium to support their juried student paper program
  • Wildlife Institute of Eastern NY to support their “Adirondack Animals” program in area schools
  • Adirondack Curriculum Project for their “Adirondack Day” at the Wild Center
  • Upper Hudson Musical Arts for their Seagle Music Colony Children’s Opera and Charles Cornell Quintet Concerts
  • Adirondack Museum for their new Adirondack Historian’s Symposium at the museum
  • Indian Lakes Theatre for their “Hamilton County Reads Beyond Books” program
  • Mountain Lakes PBS to assist in the production of “Spotlight” programs
  • Ticonderoga Festival Guild for their March 3rd programming
  • Thurman Station Association for their Thurman Fall Farm Tour and July Festival
  • Johnsburg Historical Society for 5 additional historic signs in North Creek
  • Up Yonda Farm for their school outreach programs
  • Town of Johnsburg Library for a new computer
  • Our Town Theatre Group for a Holiday Celebration at the Tannery Pond Community Center
  • Literacy Volunteers of Essex and Franklin Counties for their adult literacy programs 
  • A Challenge match for the SL SkatePark Committee’s plans for a skateboard board park in Saranac Lake
  • Roots and Shoots Program at North Warren School Community Garden for their outdoor classroom and DVD
  • Fort Ticonderoga Association for their outreach programming to local schools
  • Champlain Valley Outdoor Educators Cooperative to bring 12 school groups to Black Kettle Nature Trail
  • Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York to help fund costs to deliver food to agencies in the Adirondacks
  • Mountain Lakes Regional EMS Council to purchase a Physio Control “Life Pak 12” heart monitor and defibrillator for regional training
  • Lake Placid Sinfonietta for a two day school music program featuring a wind quintet from the Eastman School of Music 
  • Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad to send members to a Vital Signs Conference and to pass on that training to other EMS groups in the Adirondacks
  • Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living to support their senior’s bus

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 2013-2014 funding will be accepted between July 1, 2013 and August 31, 2013. The foundation can be contacted by writing PO Box 105, Johnsburg, NY 12843 or through their website http://www.PearsallFoundation.org.

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