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PEARSALL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 30 GRANTS

The trustees reviewed 53 grant applications, and fully funded or partially funded the requested amount for 30 of them.

(Johnsburg, NY November 8, 2013) The Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation received 53 grant applications in this year’s grant cycle, a drop of 22% from last year’s 68. Nevertheless, a record amount was awarded to 30 not-for-profits addressing the needs of year round residents in the Adirondack Park. This year’s award brings the total grants awarded by the foundation to 264 and dollars awarded to over $408,000. 

Grants awarded this year include:

  • Adirondack Community Outreach Center in North Creek to offer self reliance and sustainable living courses.
  • Adirondack Curriculum Project for student materials for the 5th Adirondack Congress to be held next spring at the Wild Center, Tupper Lake.
  • Adirondack Health of Saranac Lake to help underwrite a series of food health and nutrition demonstrations. 
  • Adirondack Public Observatory of Tupper Lake for educational outreach
  • Adirondack TREK of Johnsburg to purchase equipment for their youth white water program
  • Anderson Falls Heritage Society of Keeseville for archiving historical records.
  • Champlain Film Society to install a movie-quality sound system in the restored Whallonsburg Grange Hall.
  • First Night Saranac Lake to purchase 2,000 buttons for this New Year’s Eve alcohol-free festival.
  • Fort Ticonderoga to bring “A Soldier’s Life” to schools throughout the Adirondacks.
  • Friends of Lyon Mountain to help underwrite their virtual mining exhibit.
  • GardenShare to help underwrite transportation to North Country Food Day Youth Summit.
  • Indian Lake Theatre to help support their “Taking Care: A Healthy Community Film Festival”.
  • Johnsburg Fine Arts to continue supporting the Main Street mosaic project.
  • Literacy Volunteers of America-Clinton County to help underwrite Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program in Clinton, Essex, Franklin and Hamilton Counties.
  • Lower Adirondack Search and Rescue to purchase 10 Icom F50 RC portable radios for Search and Rescue coordination with DEC Forest Rangers.
  • Mountain Lakes PBS to support post-production and distribution of “Songs to Keep: Treasures from an Adirondack Folk Collector”.
  • North Country Ministry of Warrensburg to furnish their early childhood reading room.
  • Town of Johnsburg Library for a new computer.
  • North Country Public Radio to help underwrite “Natural Selections”.
  • Pendragon Theatre of Saranac Lake to fund the tour of “Oedipus” to students grades 6-12 in area schools.
  • Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living of Northville to support their free Senior Bus.
  • Seagle Music Colony of Schroon Lake to introduce opera to 4,500 grade school students in eastern Adirondack communities.
  • Silver Bay YMCA to provide special programming at the Silver Bay YMCA Youth Center in Ticonderoga.
  • Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek for their “Teenagers Only” programming.
  • The Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York to provide “Silent Wings” to elementary, middle school and high school students in the Adirondack Park
  • Ticonderoga Central School to help underwrite their weekend backpack program.
  • Upper Hudson Musical Arts of North Creek to help underwrite Opera and the Stefan Harris jazz concert.
  • Warren-Hamilton Counties Community Action Agency to help restock their food pantries.
  • Warrensburg Elementary School Drama Club to help provide costumes and classroom supplies for an Improv Writer Class.

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 2014-2015 funding will be accepted between July 1, 2014 and August 31, 2014. 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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