Community Needs

These grants include support for programs serving community needs in Tompkins County, NY. Grants focus on programs serving low-income and underserved populations in the following areas: youth services and education, social justice and equity, health and human services, and capacity building and philanthropy.

Community Needs > Community Needs (2017 forward)

2017


Drop-In Children's Center

Ithaca, NY
DICC Community Centered Care and Education
$40,000
www.dicc.org

Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
Homeless Solutions (over 2 years)
$55,000
www.hsctc.org

Catholic Charities Food Bank of the Southern Tier

Elmira, NY
Community Food Centre Canada study trip
$4,280
www.foodbankst.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Study Circles
$19,370
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Civic Ensemble, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
ReEntry Theatre Program
$22,500
www.civicensemble.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Ultimate Reentry Opportunity Initiative 
$75,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

BJM Enrichment Program, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Scholarship Support (over 2 years)
$30,000

City of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
The Engage Initiative
$35,000
www.cityofithaca.org

Jewish Family & Children's Service of the Suncoast, Inc.

Sarasota, FL
Emma's Dream Team Program
$20,000
www.jfcs-cares.org

The Learning Web

Ithaca, NY
Youth Outreach
$22,000
www.learning-web.org

The Village at Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
General Operating Support
$15,000
www.villageatithaca.org

Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Social Justice Philanthropy Education and Donor Development Part II
$30,000
www.cftompkins.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness of the Finger Lakes

Ithaca, NY
Capacity-building to increase impact and reach of NAMI-Finger Lakes
$7,300
www.namifingerlakes.org

Offender Aid and Restoration of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Transitional Housing Project
$8,900
www.oartompkins.org

Multicultural Resource Center

Ithaca, NY
Talking Circles on Race & Racism
$12,000
www.multicultural-resource.org

Child Development Council of Central New York, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Healthy Beginnings
$44,000
www.childdevelopmentcouncil.org

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Teen Empowerment & Education Trips
$5,000
www.cityofithaca.org/327/Greater-Ithaca-Activities-Center

Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
Childhood Nutrition in Tompkins County
$32,000
www.hsctc.org

Physics Factory

Ithaca, NY
Community Science Workshop
$10,000

Sustainable Tompkins

Ithaca, NY
Growing Up with SewGreen -- Summer and After-School Youth Jobs (over 2 years)
$20,000
www.sustainabletompkins.org

Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES

Ithaca, NY
Integrating The New Jim Crow into the School Curriculum
$4,930
www.tstboces.org

Center for Transformative Action

Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga

Ithaca, NY
Samaritan Center Core Funding
$45,000
www.catholiccharitiestt.org

Center for Transformative Action

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Seed to Supper - classes on low-cost vegetable gardening for beginners
$5,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Friendship Donations Network

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$13,000
www.friendshipdonations.org

Advocacy Center

Ithaca, NY
Domestic Violence Shelter Renovation
$15,000
www.theadvocacycenter.org

Ithaca Carshare, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Gap funding for Easy Access low-income carshare memberships
$7,000
www.ithacaarshare.org

Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga

Ithaca, NY
The Immigrant Services Program
$20,000
www.catholiccharitiestt.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Addressing Farmworkers' Needs in Tompkins County
$30,000
www.cornell.edu

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
MRC Youth Organizing Fellowship
$15,000

Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati, OH
Developing a Standardized Risk Assessment Approach to Improve School Safety
$15,000
www.cincinnatichildrens.org

Ithaca City School District

Ithaca, NY
Caroline Wilderness Performance Academy 2017
$40,000

Midstate Education and Service Foundation

Ithaca, NY
Teens Lead @ Work Peer Instructor Training
$10,000
www.midstatecosh.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
CUMEP General operating support
$25,000

Community Needs > Youth Services & Education (Prior to 2017)

These grants focus on the social, emotional, educational and artistic needs of youth, with a particular focus on the needs of low-income and at-risk youth in Tompkins County.

2016


Drop-In Children's Center

Ithaca, NY
DICC Family Empowerment and Leadership Initiative
$30,000
www.dicc.org

Ithaca Children's Garden, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$37,500
www.ithacachildrensgarden.org

Kitchen Theatre Company, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Next Steps Front of House Management Training and Community Engagement
$12,000
www.kitchentheatre.org

Tompkins Community Action

Ithaca, NY
Literacy & Parent Education
$15,000
www.tcaction.org

BJM Enrichment Program, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
A+ MakerPlace @ BJM
$28,000
www.icsd.k12.ny.us

City of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Engage Initiative
$35,000
www.cityofithaca.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
4-H Urban Outreach Northside Teen Program
$10,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Jump ropers cultural exchange program
$2,000
www.cityofithaca.org/327/Greater-Ithaca-Activities-Center

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

The Learning Web, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Youth Outreach
$22,000
www.learning-web.org

The Village at Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$30,000
www.villageatithaca.org

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Youth Employment Research Project
$10,000
www.tompkins-co.org

YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County

Ithacan, NY
Nurture by Nature
$19,500
www.ithacaymca.com

Center for the Arts at Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Equitable Access to Arts & Education
$15,000
www.hangartheatre.org

Historic Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Work Preserve Job Training Program (over 2 years)
$60,000
www.historicithaca.org

Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES

Ithaca, NY
Music Access for All!
$11,000
www.tstboces.org

Discovery Trail

Ithaca, NY
Kids Discover the Trail! 2016-17
$15,000
www.discoverytrail.com

Dream Catchers dba Dream Catchers Therapeutic Riding Center

Williamsburg, VA

General operating support


$5,000
www.dreamcatchers.org

Ithaca City School District

Ithaca, NY
Caroline Wilderness Performance Academy
$39,287

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for CUMEP
$25,000

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
The Youth Farm Project
$37,950

2015


BJM Enrichment Program, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Tuition Assistance and STEM Infusion
$15,000
www.icsd.k12.ny.us

Drop-In Children's Center

Ithaca, NY
DICC Family Empowerment and Leadership Initiative
$25,000
www.dicc.org

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
The Science and Mathematics Saturday Academy 
$10,000
www.cityofithaca.org/327/Greater-Ithaca-Activities-Center

Ithaca Children's Garden, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Hands-on-Nature Anarchy Zone and the publication of an online guide
$35,000
www.ithacachildrensgarden.org

New York Coalition for Healthy School Lunches

Ithaca, NY
Promoting Cool School Food and the consumption of healthy, whole plant food through after-school cooking classes
$5,000
www.healthyschoolfood.org

Southside Community Center

Ithaca, NY
Digital Media for Southside Teens
$19,000
www.ssccithaca.org/about-sscc.html

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
MRC Youth Organizing Fellowship 
$23,000

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
What's Next? Career Expo 
$4,500
www.tompkins-co.org

City of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Youth Engagement Programs
$35,000
www.cityofithaca.org

Franziska Racker Centers

Ithaca, NY
SIVA Training
$10,000
www.rackercenters.org

The Learning Web, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Youth Outreach
$22,000
www.learning-web.org

Child Development Council of Central New York, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Healthy Beginnings
$40,000
www.childdevelopmentcouncil.org

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Teen Action: Learning to be a Catalyst for Change
$15,275
www.cityofithaca.org/327/Greater-Ithaca-Activities-Center

Historic Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Work Preserve Job Training Program
$28,000
www.historicithaca.org

Kitchen Theatre Company, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Community Engagement: "Next Steps" Trainees and Sharing Our Space
$8,000
www.kitchentheatre.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca Children's Garden, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Hands-on-Nature Anarchy Zone project, dedicated to offering children             opportunities for self-directed play
$30,000
www.ithacachildrensgarden.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Community Unity Music Education Program
$18,000

Tompkins Learning Partners, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Incarcerated Youth Services
$16,000
www.TLPartners.org

Youth Farm Project

Ithaca, NY
The Youth Farm Project, Year Round Foundations of Youth
$20,000

2014


BJM Enrichment Program, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
STEM Infusion
$15,000
www.icsd.k12.ny.us

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
The Science and Mathematics Saturday Academy
$10,000

Running to Places Theatre Company

Ithaca, NY
Running Free
$9,000
www.runningtoplaces.org

City of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Ithaca Youth Bureau's Recreation Department Scholarship Fund (ECHO)
$15,000
www.cityofithaca.org

City of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Mentoring and Youth Leadership Programs for Secondary Students
$20,000
www.cityofithaca.org

New York Coalition for Healthy School Lunches

Ithaca, NY
Cool School Food project to support adding plant-based dishes to the Ithaca City School District lunch menus

$25,000
www.healthyschoolfood.org

The Learning Web, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Youth Outreach
$20,000
www.learning-web.org

Tompkins Community Action

Ithaca , NY
Family Literacy & Parent Education (over two years)
$32,000
www.tcaction.org

WSKG Public Telecommunications Council

Vestal , NY
Youth Voice: Year Three
$20,000
www.wskg.com

Center for the Arts at Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
2014-2015 Project 4 Artists-in-the-Schools Residency Program
$20,000
www.hangartheatre.org

Child Development Council of Central New York, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Healthy Beginnings
$40,000
www.childdevelopmentcouncil.org

Greater Ithaca Activities Center

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for Community Unity Music Education Program
$16,000
www.communityunity.cfsites.org

Drop-In Children's Center

Ithaca, NY
Tuition Assistance Program
$12,000
www.dicc.org

Historic Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Work Preserve Job Training Program
$27,000
www.historicithaca.com

The Village at Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
General operating support (over two years)
$60,000
www.villageatithaca.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Wood's Earth general support
$20,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
4-H Urban Outreach Program
$20,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Ithaca Children's Garden, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Hands-on-Nature Anarchy Zone project, dedicated to offering children opportunities for self-directed play
$25,000
ithacachildrensgarden.org

2013


Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
The Willard Daetsch Youth Outreach Program for second graders in Tompkins County
$10,000
www.ccoithaca.org

Kitchen Theatre Company, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Next Steps Front of House Management Trainee Program for youth gaining marketable work skills and experience
$8,000
www.kitchentheatre.org

Running to Places Theatre Company

Ithaca, NY
Scholarship Fund for low-income youth participants
$9,000
www.runningtoplaces.org

City of Ithaca

Ithaca , NY
Ithaca Youth Bureau's Recreation Department Scholarship Fund (ECHO), Computer All-Stars Program and College Discovery Program
$30,000
www.cityofithaca.org

Family Reading Partnership

Ithaca , NY
Books to Grow On - Two-Year-Old Book, Barnyard Dance
$15,000
www.familyreading.org

Golden Opportunity

Ithaca , NY
BJM Strong - Tutoring for low-income students at Beverly J. Martin elementary school
$25,000
www.GOtutors.org

New York Coalition for Healthy School Lunches

Ithaca , NY
Cool School Food project to develop and implement plant-based main dish recipes in Ithaca City School District lunches and promote healthier, more sustainable food choices
$22,500
www.healthyschoolfood.org

Community Unity Music Education Program International

Ithaca , NY
General operating support
$16,000
www.communityunity.cfsites.org

Center for Transformative Action

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
4-H Urban Outreach Program
$15,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Drop-In Children's Center

Ithaca, NY
Promotional campaign and tuition assistance
$15,000
www.dicc.org

Ithaca Children's Garden, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Hands-on-Nature Anarchy Zone project, dedicated to offering children opportunities for self-directed play
$27,000
ithacachildrensgarden.org

The TCSD Foundation Incorporated

Trumansburg, NY
Trumansburg Kids Explore & Discover program (over two years)
$6,000
www.tcsdfoundation.org

Tompkins Learning Partners, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Academic support for incarcerated youth
$16,000
www.TLPartners.org

WSKG Public Telecommunications Council

Vestal, NY
Youth Voice radio program for at-risk youth
$20,000
www.wskg.com

Youth Farm Project

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for Youth Farm Project (over two years)
$30,000
www.outhfarmproject.weebly.com

2012


Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
The Willard Daetsch Youth Outreach Program for second graders in Tompkins County
$10,000
www.ccoithaca.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca , NY
General operating support for the Vitamin L. Project
$10,000
www.cta.sas.cornell.edu

Family and Children's Service of Ithaca

Ithaca , NY
Children's Comprehensive Care
$25,000
www.wheretoturnithaca.org

Kitchen Theatre Company, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
Next Steps Front of House Management Trainee Program for young people lacking marketable work skills and experience
$8,000
www.kitchentheatre.org

Running to Places Theatre Company

Ithaca , NY
Scholarship Fund for low-income youth participants
$9,000
www.runningtoplaces.org

The Food Studies Institute

Trumansburg , NY
Food literacy education program for Trumansburg Elementary School    

$35,000
www.foodstudies.org

The Village at Ithaca

Ithaca , NY
General operating support
$30,000
www.villageatithaca.org

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth

Canaan, NY

 






 
Bridges for Youth and Families' Anger Management and Life Skills groups for at-risk youth in Tompkins County
$17,500
www.berkshirefarm.org

BJM Enrichment Program, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Academic Plus afterschool program for low-income and at-risk youth
$15,000

City of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
The Recreation Department Scholarship/ECHO Fund ($15,000); Computer All-Stars Program ($10,000); and, College Discovery Program ($5,000)
$30,000
www.ci.ithaca.ny.us

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Cornell Outdoor Education's Youth Adventure Program serving low-income, rural and underserved youth
$10,000
www.cornell.edu

New York Coalition for Healthy School Lunches

Mamaroneck, NY
Cool School Food project to develop and implement plant-based main dish recipes in Ithaca City School District lunches and promote healthier, more sustainable food choices
$22,500
www.healthyschoolfood.org

The Learning Web, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Youth Outreach apprenticeship stipends (over two years)
$40,000
www.learning-web.org

Tompkins Community Action

Ithaca, NY
Head Start Family Literacy and Parent Education programs for low-income families (over two years)
$32,000
www.tcactionweb.org

YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Invest in Youth Scholarship Campaign
$10,000
www.ithacaymca.com

Community Unity Music Education Program International

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$17,000
www.communityunity.cfsites.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Better Together! networking and training events to strengthen families of infants, toddlers and preschoolers
$10,400
www.ccetompkins.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Golden Opportunity program providing tutoring to low-income students
$25,000

The TCSD Foundation Incorporated

Trumansburg, NY
Trumansburg Kids Explore & Discover program in collaboration with the Discovery Trail
$3,000
www.tcsdfoundation.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for the Youth Farm Project
$15,000

Ithaca Public Education Initiative

Ithaca, NY
Scholarships to enable low income Ithaca High School students to attend the national Code Red Robotics Competition
$500
www.ipei.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
4-H Urban Outreach Program serving low-income youth and families
$15,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Tompkins Learning Partners, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Academic support for incarcerated youth
$16,000
www.TLPartners.org

2011


Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
In-School Youth Classical Music Appreciation Program
$10,000
www.cayugachamberorchestra.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for the Vitamin L Project's work on youth character development through music
$10,000
cta.sas.cornell.edu

College for Every Student, Inc.

Cornwall, VT
Scholars Program at Spencer-Van Etten Middle School serving low-income and underserved students
$5,000
www.collegefes.org

Drop-In Children's Center

Ithaca, NY
Tuition assistance ($13,000); and staff training to work with children who have challenging behaviors ($2,000)
$15,000
www.dicc.org

Family and Children's Service of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Children's Comprehensive Care which provides case management services services for children with intensive needs
$20,000
www.wheretoturnithaca.org

Ithaca Public Education Initiative

Ithaca, NY
Targeted teacher grants to projects serving high need and economically challenged students ($7,500), and an evaluation of the impact of its grants on low-income students ($7,500)
$15,000
www.ipei.org

Running to Places Theatre Company

Ithaca, NY
Scholarship Fund for low-income youth participants
$10,000
www.runningtoplaces.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
School Success Transportation Coalition serving low-income students and parents
$4,000

The Ink Shop Printmaking Center

Ithaca, NY
Digital Design Workshop at Southside Community Center and scholarships
$4,150
www.ink-shop.org

WSKG Public Telecommunications Council

Vestal, NY
Youth Voice: Ithaca radio pilot program for at-risk youth
$20,000
www.wskg.com

The Learning Web, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Youth Outreach apprenticeship stipends and Housing Scholarship Program assistance
$22,000
www.learning-web.org

Day Care and Child Development Council of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
Teen Pregnancy/Parenting Program for low-income youth
$15,000
www.childdevelopmentcouncil.org

City of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
The Recreation Department Scholarship Fund (ECHO) ($15,000), Computer All-Stars Program ($10,000), College Discovery Program ($5,000), and the TEACH program ($5,000), aimed at serving low-income youth
$35,000
www.ci.ithaca.ny.us

Community Unity Music Education Program International

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$16,000
www.communityunity.cfsites.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Cornell Outdoor Education's Youth Adventure Program serving low-income, rural and underserved youth
$10,000
www.alumni.cornell.edu/foundations

Discovery Trail

Trumansburg, NY
Feasibility study for expanding access to the Discovery Trail for all school districts in Tompkins County
$5,000
www.discoverytrail.com

New York Coalition for Healthy School Lunches

Ithaca, NY
Cool School Food project to develop and implement plant-based main dish recipes in Ithaca City School District lunches ($10,000) and promote healthier, more sustainable food choices ($10,000)
$20,000
www.healthyschoolfood.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Golden Opportunity Program providing tutoring to low-income students
$20,000

The History Center in Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Student Historians program providing training to youth in investigative journalism
$6,000
www.TheHistoryCenter.net

Tompkins Community Action

Ithaca, NY
Head Start Family Literacy and Parent Education programs for low-income families
$15,000
www.tcactionweb.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
4-H Urban Outreach Program
$15,000
www.cce.cornell.edu

Day Care and Child Development Council of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Emergency child care scholarships for low and moderate-income families
$11,500
www.childdevelopmentcouncil.org

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
GIAC Conservation Corps, teen environmental education program serving at-risk youth
$22,500

Suicide Prevention of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Suicide awareness & intervention training in Tompkins County schools
$15,000
www.suicidepreventionandcrisisservice.org

2010


College for Every Student, Inc.

Cornwall, VT
Scholars Program at Spencer-Van Etten Middle School serving low-income and underserved students
$9,000
www.collegefes.org

Drop-In Children's Center

Ithaca, NY
Staff training to work with children who have challenging behaviors
$4,100
www.dicc.org

The Village at Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$30,000
www.villageatithaca.org

Tompkins Learning Partners, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Academic support for incarcerated youth
$15,000
www.TLPartners.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for the Vitamin L Project's work on youth character development through music
$10,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth

Canaan, NY
Bridges for Youth and Families' Anger Management Program for youth in Tompkins County
$15,000
www.berkshirefarm.org

Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
In-School Youth Classical Music Appreciation Program ($10,000) and collaborative programs ($2,000)
$12,000
www.cayugachamberorchestra.org

Running to Places Theatre Company

Ithaca, NY
Challenge grant for the: 2011 season donor drive
$10,000
www.runningtoplaces.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
A special Vitamin L recording for the Martin Luther King Community Build project
$5,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Family and Children's Service of Ithaca

Ithaca,
Children's Comprehensive Care Fund which provides case management services for children with intensive needs
$25,000
www.wheretoturnithaca.org

City of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Ithaca Youth Bureau's Recreation Department Scholarship Fund (ECHO) ($15,000), Computer All-Stars Program ($10,000) and College Discovery Program ($5,000)
$30,000
www.ci.ithaca.ny.us

Day Care and Child Development Council of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Teen Pregnancy/Parenting Program
$15,000
www.childdevelopmentcouncil.org

Ithaca Community Recovery, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Village Camp Scholarship Fund
$5,000
www.ithacacommunityrecovery.org

The History Center in Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Student Historian program providing training to youth in investigative journalism
$6,000
www.TheHistoryCenter.net

The Learning Web, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Apprenticeship stipends for the Youth Outreach ($18,000) and summer jobs ($4,000) programs
$22,000
www.learning-web.org

Community Unity Music Education Program International

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$16,000
www.communityunity.cfsites.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
4-H Urban Outreach Program serving low-income youth and families
$15,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Family Reading Partnership

Ithaca, NY
Production of Meet the Alphabet DVD
$2,300
www.familyreading.org

The Learning Web, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Main office building capital purchase
$10,000
www.learning-web.org

The TCSD Foundation Incorporated

Trumansburg, NY
Trumansburg Discovery Trail program (over two years)
$6,000
www.tcsdfoundation.org

The Village at Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Snack Program at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School
$10,000
www.villageatithaca.org

Tompkins Community Action

Ithaca, NY
Head Start Family Literacy and Parenting Education Programs
$15,000
www.tcaction.org

Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES

Ithaca, NY
 TTTTThe Regional Summer School Drivers' Education and Traffic Safety Program
$13,000
www.tstboces.org

2009


Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth

Canaan, NY
Bridges for Youth and Families' Anger Management Program
$15,000
www.berkshirefarm.org

Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
In-School Youth Classical Music Appreciation Program
$10,000
www.cayugachamberorchestra.org

Center for the Arts at Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Education program during 2009-10 serving youth
$15,000
www.hangartheatre.org

Center for the Arts at Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Hangar Theatre Artistic/Education Programming and Outreach Plan
$10,000
www.hangartheatre.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for The Vitamin L Project's work on youth character development through music
$10,000
cta.sas.cornell.edu

City of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Ithaca Youth Bureau's Recreation Department Scholarship Fund (ECHO), Computer All-Stars Program and College Discovery Program
$30,000
www.ci.ithaca.ny.us

College for Every Student, Inc.

Cornwall, VT
Scholars Program at Spencer-Van Etten Middle School serving low-income and underserved students
$15,000
www.collegefes.org

Community Unity Music Education Program International

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$13,000
www.communityunity.cfsites.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Cornell Outdoor Education's Finger Lakes Youth - Cornell Adventure Consortium serving low-income and underserved youth
$10,000
www.alumni.cornell.edu/foundations

Franziska Racker Centers

Ithaca, NY
Assistance to preschoolers with behavioral challenges in community day care settings
$15,000
www.rackercenters.org

Ithaca Public Education Initiative

Ithaca, NY
Scholarships for the Ithaca High School Code Red Robotics team, a science and technology leadership program
$2,000
www.ipei.org

Ithaca Public Education Initiative

Ithaca, NY
Kids Discover the Trail! program providing access to Tompkins County's cultural and learning landmarks
$10,000
www.ipei.org

Running to Places Theatre Company

Ithaca, NY
Challenge grant for the 2010 season donor drive
$10,000
www.runningtoplaces.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Golden Opportunity Program providing tutoring to low-income students
$20,000

The History Center in Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Student Historian program providing training to youth in investigative journalism
$6,000
www.TheHistoryCenter.net

The Learning Web, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Apprenticeship stipends to support the Youth Outreach Program's job training
$18,000
www.learning-web.org

Tompkins Learning Partners, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Academic support for incarcerated youth
$15,000
www.TLPartners.org

Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES

Ithaca, NY
Smith School's All-School Read to build community and student literacy
$3,000
www.tstboces.org

Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES

Ithaca, NY
Regional Summer School Drivers' Education and Traffic Safety Program
$13,000
www.tstboces.org

Community Needs > Social Justice & Equity (Prior to 2017)

These grants address inequity, human rights and racism issues in Tompkins County.

2016


Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Building Bridges Initiative
$25,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Purchase of 500 additional books for the community read, The New Jim Crow
$5,000
www.cftompkins.org

Tompkins Cortland Community College Foundation

Dryden, NY
Ithaca Chemical Dependency Counselors of Color (over 2 years)
$50,000
www.tompkinscortland.edu

Tompkins County Workers' Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Living Wage Minimum Wage Campaign
$28,209
www.TCWorkersCenter.org

Diversity Consortium of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Diversity Roundtable 2017
$10,000
www.diversityconsortium.org

Multicultural Resource Center

Ithaca, NY
Ultimate Re-entry Opportunity
$83,454
www.multicultural-resource.org

Civic Ensemble, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$10,000
www.civicensemble.org

Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
The New Jim Crow Community Read
$20,000
www.cftompkins.org

Multicultural Resource Center

Ithaca, NY
Talking Circles on Race & Racism
$24,000
www.multicultural-resource.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Youth Action Program of the White Privilege Conference in Philadelphia
$4,000

2015


Tompkins County Workers' Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Make the Minimum Wage a Living Wage Campaign
$42,865
www.TCWorkersCenter.org

Multicultural Resource Center

Ithaca, NY
Ultimate-Re-entry Opportunity - Second Phase
$91,640
www.multicultural-resource.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Natural Leaders Initiative (over 2 years)
$25,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Multicultural Resource Center

Ithaca, NY
Talking Circles on Race & Racism
$22,500
www.multicultural-resource.org

2014


Alternatives Venture Fund, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Matched Savings for Low-Income Adults to Build Assets and Economic Stability (over two years)
$45,500
www.alternatives.org/venture

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca , NY
Finger Lakes Social Entrepreneurship Scholarships
$2,500
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Cornell University

Ithaca , NY
Addressing Farmworkers' Needs in Tompkins County
               
$20,000
www.giving.cornell.edu/foundations

Multicultural Resource Center

Ithaca, NY
Ultimate Re-Entry Opportunity
$43,000
www.multicultural-resource.org

The Village at Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Together We Rise as a Community
$3,500
www.villageatithaca.org

2013


Multicultural Resource Center

Ithaca, NY
Talking Circles on Race and Racism
$20,000
www.multicultural-resource.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Dorothy Cotton Institute-Human Rights Education and Leadership Development
$30,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca , NY
Finger Lakes Social Entrepreneurship Institute Scholarships
$2,500
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Building Bridges initiative to create a just and sustainable local economy
$25,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Natural Leaders Initiative providing leadership training to low-income and underserved community members
$25,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Family Reading Partnership

Ithaca, NY
Understanding to Overcome: An All Community Viewing of Race: The Power of an Illusion
$8,000
www.familyreading.org

Multicultural Resource Center

Ithaca, NY
Talking Circles on Race and Racism
$20,000
www.multicultural-resource.org

2012


Alternatives Venture Fund, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Individual Development Accounts providing matched savings for low-income adults to build assets and economic stability (over two years)
$50,000
www.alternatives.org/venture

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Dorothy Cotton Institute's human rights education and leadership development in local schools and communities
$30,000
www.cta.sas.cornell.edu

The History Center in Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
The Douglass 1852 educational DVD project
$7,500
www.TheHistoryCenter.net

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
The Building Bridges initiative to create a just and sustainable local economy
$25,000
cta.sas.cornell.edu

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Data collection and community outreach to support universal broadband access in Tompkins County
$9,878
www.tompkins-co.org

2011


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
The Natural Leaders Initiative providing leadership training to low-income and underserved community members
$25,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Multicultural Resource Center

Ithaca, NY
Talking Circles on Race and Racism
$20,000
www.multicultural-resource.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Ithaca City of Asylum 2011-2013, providing support to writers in exile
$10,000
cta.sas.cornell.edu

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Dorothy Cotton Institute's human rights education and leadership development in local schools and communities
$30,000
cta.sas.cornell.edu

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Dorothy Cotton Institute's Building Bridges project to strengthen new and existing collaborative efforts between social justice and sustainability organizations
$14,600
cta.sas.cornell.edu

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
The Natural Leaders Initiative providing leadership training to low-income and underserved community members
$25,000
www.cce.cornell.edu

2010


Multicultural Resource Center

Ithaca, NY
Talking Circles on Race and Racism
$20,000
www.multicultural-resource.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
The Dorothy Cotton Institute's leadership and empowerment workshops, and the integration of a K-12 human rights curriculum in the Ithaca City School District and after-school programs
$30,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

2009


Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Undoing Racism Learning, Support and Leadership Development Program
$20,000
cta.sas.cornell.edu

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Planning support for the Dorothy Cotton Institute for Leadership and Change
$15,000
cta.sas.cornell.edu

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Ithaca City of Asylum 2009-2011, providing support to writers in exile (over two years)
$5,000
cta.sas.cornell.edu

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Natural Leaders Initiative providing leadership training to low-income and underserved community members
$25,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Family Reading Partnership

Ithaca, NY
MLK Community Build project to inspire community conversations around Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s work
$15,000
www.familyreading.org

Multicultural Resource Center

Ithaca, NY
General operating support ($5,000) and Talking Circles on Race and Racism ($5,000)
$10,000
www.multicultural-resource.org

Multicultural Resource Center

Ithaca, NY
Talking Circles on Race and Racism
$20,000
www.multicultural-resource.org

Community Needs > Capacity Building & Philanthropy (Prior to 2017)

These grants support programs that enhance the effectiveness of the local nonprofit sector and its leaders. Grants also support other community-based grantmaking entities and organizations supporting and enhancing philanthropy in Tompkins County.

2016


Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support (over 2 years)
$60,000
www.cftompkins.org

Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Social Justice Philanthropy Education and Donor Development
$30,000
www.cftompkins.org

Southside Community Center

Ithaca, NY
Sista4Sista
$4,900
www.ssccithaca.org

2015


Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
2015 Nonprofit Salary and Benefit Survey
$4,925
www.hsctc.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Building Bridges
$20,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Youth and Philanthropy
$20,000
www.uwtc.org

2014


Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$25,000
www.cftompkins.org

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for Tompkins County Mentor Capacity Building Trainers
$5,000
www.cftompkins.org

Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
Collective Impact Summit Scholarships
               
$5,000
www.cftompkins.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Building Bridges
$30,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

2013


Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
General operating support ($25,000) and Fall 2013 grant cycle ($5,000)
$30,000
www.cftompkins.org

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Regranting funds for the Youth and Philanthropy Program (over two years)
$50,000
www.uwtc.org

2012


Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Scholarship support for low-income participants in the Finger Lakes Social Entrepreneurship Institute
$2,500
www.cta.sas.cornell.edu

Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support ($25,000) and capacity building grants ($5,000)
$30,000
www.cftompkins.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Web-based platform for raising funds and increasing capacity for small nonprofits
$10,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
Development of a Web-based meeting space directory
$19,700
www.hsctc.org

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Regranting funds for the Youth and Philanthropy (YAP) program
$25,000
www.uwtc.org

2011


Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$25,000
www.cftompkins.org

Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
Leadership development training for nonprofit leaders in Tompkins County
$10,000
www.hsctc.org

Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
2011 Salary and Benefits Survey for nonprofits in Tompkins County
$4,000
www.hsctc.org

The Village at Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Capacity building to enhance community-based learning for Ithaca College students & local nonprofits
$12,000
www.villageatithaca.org

Ithaca Downtown Business Improvement District, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Downtown Ithaca Nonprofit Center needs Assessment & Feasibility Study
$34,500
www.downtownithaca.com

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Regranting funds for the Youth and Philanthropy (YAP) and FOCUS programs. $5,000 awarded on a matching basis for new regranting funds raised
$30,000
www.uwtc.org

2010


Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support ($25,000) and re-grants for capacity building projects ($5,000)
$30,000
www.communityfoundationoftc.org

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Youth and Philanthropy program ($30,000) and the Temporary Basic Needs Fund ($10,000)
$40,000
www.uwtc.org

2009


Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for Arts Council Services Challenge Grant
$15,000
www.artspartner.org

Community Foundation of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$25,000
www.communityfoundationoftc.org

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Youth and Philanthropy program
$28,000
www.uwtc.org

United Way of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
COMPASS II 2.0 community needs assessment project
$10,000
www.uwtc.org

Community Needs > Health & Human Services (Prior to 2017)

These grants help meet the basic needs of low-income and underserved people and help alleviate the impacts of poverty in Tompkins County.

2016


Catholic Charities Food Bank of the Southern Tier

Elmira, NY
General Operating Support (over 2 years)
$50,000
www.foodbankst.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Youth Farm Project organizational capacity building work ($3,350) and the expansion of the Fresh Snack Program for Cayuga Heights Elementary ($5,800)
$9,150
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

So Others Might Eat

Washington, DC
General operating support
$20,000
www.some.org

Loaves and Fishes of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Advocacy Coordinator (over 2 years)
$54,000
www.loaves.org

Child Development Council of Central New York, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Healthy Beginnings
$42,000
www.childdevelopmentcouncil.org

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Tompkins County Drug Courts
$17,500
www.tompkins-co.org

Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga

Ithaca, NY
Samaritan Center General Support 2016
$45,000
www.catholiccharitiestt.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Wood's Earth's Fresh Snack Program
$23,500
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Friendship Donations Network

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$12,000
www.friendshipdonations.org

Gadabout Transportation Services, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Replacement bus
$5,000
www.gadaboutbus.org

2015


Catholic Charities Food Bank of the Southern Tier

Elmira , NY
General support for Hunger Relief
$25,000
www.foodbankst.org

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
Farmworkers' Needs in Tompkins County
$25,000
www.cornell.edu

Ithaca Health Alliance

Ithaca, NY
General operating support (over 2 years)
$80,000
www.ithacahealth.org

So Others Might Eat

Washington , DC
General Operating Support
$20,000
www.some.org

Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$5,000
www.crcfl.net

Loaves and Fishes of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Advocacy Coordinator
$20,000
www.loaves.org

Bread for the City, Inc.

Washington, DC
General operating support
$20,000
www.breadforthecity.org

Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga

Ithaca, NY
Samaritan Center general support 2015
$45,000
www.catholiccharitiestt.org

Center for Transformative Action

2014


Catholic Charities Food Bank of the Southern Tier

Elmira, NY
Food Acquisition and Distribution
$25,000
www.foodbankst.org

Ithaca Health Alliance

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$40,000
www.ithacahealth.org

Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation

Boone , NC
Baker Center for Primary Care
               
$20,000
www.apprhs.org

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Foundation

Tampa , FL
Support for research within Moffitt's Center for Women's Oncology        
$50,000
www.moffittcancercenter.org

Hospicare and Palliative Care Services of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
General Operating Support
$10,000
www.hospicare.org

Loaves and Fishes of Tompkins County

Ithaca , NY
Advocacy Coordinator
$20,000
www.loaves.org

Parkinson's Action Network Foundation

Washington , DC
2015 Research & Public Policy Forum scholarships
$10,000
www.parkinsonsaction.org

Public Citizen Foundation, Inc.

Washington , DC
Dangerous Medicines: Drug Safety Oversight
$15,000
www.citizen.org/hrg

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Snack Program
$10,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Part 2: Better Together! Taking Action on Community Conversations for Children & Families (over two years)
$30,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga

Ithaca, NY
Samaritan Center
$45,000
www.catholiccharitiesTT.org

Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
Homeless Solutions
$29,500
www.hsctc.org

Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support

$10,000
www.ppsfl.org

Tompkins Community Action

Ithaca, NY
From Poverty to Opportunity Tour 2014
$5,000
www.tcaction.org

2013


Catholic Charities of the Southern Tier

Elmira, NY
General operating support for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier
$25,000
www.cs-cc.org

Displaced Homemakers Center of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Rural Outreach Program providing job-readiness services to low-income rural women
$18,000
www.womensopportunity.org

Family and Children's Service of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Providing Comprehensive Care to Children
$30,000
www.wheretoturnithaca.org

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Tompkins County Drug Courts (over two years)
$30,000
www.tompkins-co.org

Loaves and Fishes of Tompkins County

Ithaca , NY
Advocacy and Outreach program to address unmet basic needs of guests
$20,000
www.loaves.org

YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County

Ithaca , NY
Open Doors scholarship program for low-income families and individuals
$10,000
www.ithacaymca.com

Child Development Council of Central New York, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
Healthy Beginnings
$36,000
www.childdevelopmentcouncil.org

Historic Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Work Preserve Job Training Program

$25,000
www.historicithaca.com

Human Services Coalition

Ithaca , NY
iCarol Database Upgrade Project
$10,000
www.hsctc.org

Human Services Coalition

Ithaca , NY
Tompkins County Leadership Program - Capacity building for non-profit
leaders
$10,000
www.hsctc.org

Suicide Prevention & Crisis Services of Tompkins County

Ithaca , NY
Sustainability and capacity building campaign
$40,000
www.ithacacrisis.org

The Village at Ithaca

Ithaca , NY
Ithaca Community Harvest

$30,000
www.villageatithaca.org

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Update GIAC Computer Lab equipment
$20,000

2012


Catholic Charities of the Southern Tier

Elmira , NY
Food Bank of the Southern Tier general food acquisition and distribution
$25,000
www.cs-cc.org

Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga

Ithaca , NY
Samaritan Center basic and emergency assistance program support
$45,000
www.catholiccharitiesTT.org

Ithaca Health Alliance

Ithaca, NY
General operating support (over two years)
$70,000
www.ithacahealth.org

Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes

Ithaca, NY
Resource guide and volunteer training to provide financial counseling for people with cancer
$25,000
www.crcfl.net

Rural Health Network of South Central New York

Whitney Point, NY
Tompkins County outreach and scholarships for the Growing Health 2012 meeting and conference
$4,000
www.rhnscny.org

Women's Opportunity Center

Ithaca, NY
Rural Outreach Program providing job-readiness services to low-income rural women
$17,500
www.womensopportunity.org

Historic Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Work Preserve job training program for low-income and at-risk youth and adults
$25,000
www.historicithaca.com

Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
Streets Alive! event to support community health and active transportation
$6,000
www.hsctc.org

The Village at Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Ithaca Community Harvest $15,000; Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Snack Program $12,000; and Gleaning, Crop Mob and Market Box programs $3,000
$30,000
www.villageatithaca.org

Child Development Council of Central New York

Ithaca, NY
Teen Pregnancy/Parenting Program ($11,500), child care scholarships ($15,000), and outreach site visits for at-risk preschoolers ($10,000)
$36,500
www.childdevelopmentcouncil.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Gardens for Humanity program addressing food justice and food security for low-income households (over 2 years)
$74,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Loaves and Fishes of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Outreach to address hunger and poverty needs in the African-American community
$20,000
www.loaves.org

2011


Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga

Ithaca, NY
Samaritan Center basic and emergency assistance program support
$45,000
www.catholiccharitiesTT.org

Habitat for Humanity of Tompkins and Cortland Counties

Ithaca, NY
A Brush with Kindness Program providing home maintenance services to low-income families
$5,000
www.tchabitat.com

Catholic Charities of the Southern Tier

Elmira, NY
Food Bank of the Southern Tier general food acquisition and distribution in 2011 ($25,000) and emergency food aid to residents and agencies affected by the flooding disaster in the Southern Tier ($10,000)
$35,000
www.cs-cc.org

The Food Studies Institute

Trumansburg, NY
Food literacy education program for Trumansburg Elementary School
$25,000
www.foodstudies.org

Tompkins County Senior Citizens' Council, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Scholarship support for the Lifelong Activities and Lifelong Learning Programs for seniors
$5,000
www.tclifelong.org

Community Dispute Resolution Center

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$5,000
www.cdrc.org

The Village at Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Ithaca Community Harvest for coordination activities ($15,000); the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Snack Program ($10,000); and the Youth Farm Project ($12,000)
$37,000
www.villageatithaca.org

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Tompkins County Drug Treatment Courts
$30,000
www.tompkins-co.org

Women's Opportunity Center

Ithaca, NY
Job-readiness outreach to low-income rural women
$15,000
www.womensopportunity.org

2010


Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga

Ithaca, NY
Samaritan Center basic and emergency assistance program support
$45,000
www.catholiccharitiesTT.org

Reconstruction Home and Health Care Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Supporting person-centered care with the Neighborhood Transformation Fund
$5,000
www.beechtreecarecenter.org

American Red Cross-Tompkins County Chapter

Ithaca, NY
CPR and First Aid training for day care providers, and babysitter and aquatics training for youth
$20,000
www.tompkins-redcross.org

Catholic Charities of the Southern Tier

Elmira, NY
Food Bank of the Southern Tier, general food acquisition and distribution in 2010
$25,000
www.cs-cc.org

Cayuga Housing Development Corporation

Ithaca, NY
Nurse case management services for low-income senior and disabled residents at Titus Towers
$15,000

Tompkins County Senior Citizens' Council, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Scholarship support for the Lifelong Activities and Lifelong Learning Programs for seniors
$8,000
www.tclifelong.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for The Veteran's Sanctuary
$5,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Ithaca Carshare collaborative program to increase access to affordable transportation among low-income populations
$37,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Ithaca Health Alliance

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for the Ithaca Health Alliance and the Ithaca Free Clinic
$70,000
www.ithacahealth.org

2009


American Red Cross-Tompkins County Chapter

Ithaca, NY
Community Health & Safety Program
$22,000
www.tompkins-redcross.org

Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes

Ithaca, NY
Outreach and support services for medically underserved people
$40,000
www.crcfl.net

Catholic Charities of the Southern Tier

Elmira, NY
Food Bank of the Southern Tier food acquisition and distribution
$25,000
www.foodbankst.org

Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga

Ithaca, NY
Samaritan Center basic and emergency assistance program support
$45,000
www.catholiccharitiesTT.org

Challenge Industries, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Capital campaign for renovations and moving expenses to the new site
$20,000
www.aboutchallenge.org

Compos Mentis Working Toward Wellness, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$10,000
www.composmentisithaca.org

Day Care and Child Development Council of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Teen Pregnancy/Parenting Program for low-income youth
$13,000
www.childdevelopmentcouncil.org

Day Care and Child Development Council of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Day Care Emergency Scholarship Program
$11,500
www.childdevelopmentcouncil.org

Doorways to Healing

Elmira, NY
General operating support
$25,000

Family and Children's Service of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Capital campaign for new building
$30,000
www.wheretoturnithaca.org

Family and Children's Service of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Case management services for children with intensive psychological needs
$25,000
www.wheretoturnithaca.org

Loaves and Fishes of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$17,000
www.loaves.org

New York Coalition for Healthy School Lunches

Ithaca, NY
Healthy snack program at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School and general operating support
$20,000
www.healthyschoolfood.org

Salvation Army & Its Components

Ithaca, NY
Friendship Donations Network donated food program
$15,000
www.friendshipdonations.org

Tompkins County Senior Citizens' Council, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Scholarships for the Lifelong Activities and Lifelong Learning Programs for low-income, older adults
$18,000
www.tclifelong.org

Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES

Ithaca, NY
Tompkins Seneca Tioga Even Start Family Literacy Partnership emergency support
$20,000
www.tstboces.org

YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
YMCA Wellness Center for health education
$25,000
www.ithacaymca.com

Community Needs > Other (Prior to 2017)

These grants support the general quality of life in Tompkins County or address particular needs and concerns.

2016


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Part 3: Better Together!
$20,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Finger Lakes Social Entrepreneurship Institute Scholarships (over 2 years)
$5,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Love Knows No Bounds

Ithaca, NY
Neighbor to Neighbor Furniture Redistribution Project
$10,000
www.loveknowsnobounds.org

Paleontological Research Institution

Ithaca, NY
Smith Woods Fence Project
$15,000
www.priweb.org

Center for Transformative Action

2015


Human Services Coalition

Ithaca, NY
Homeless Solutions Coordinator
$33,000
www.hsctc.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Finger Lakes Social Entrepreneurship Scholarships
$2,500
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Money Matters
$29,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Displaced Homemakers Center of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Rural Outreach
$12,500
www.womensopportunity.org

Friendship Donations Network

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$54,500
www.friendshipdonations.org

2014


City of Ithaca

Ithaca , NY
Body Cameras for Police Officers
$19,560
www.cityofithaca.org

State Theatre of Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
2014-15 General operating support
$20,000
www.stateofithaca.com

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Addressing Food Justice and Food Security through Gardens for Humanity
$27,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Town of Caroline

Slaterville Springs, NY
Caroline Broadband Initiative
$20,000
www.townofcaroline.org

2013


Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, N
General operating support for the Vitamin L Project
$10,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

State Theatre of Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
General operating support
$25,000
www.stateofithaca.com

2012


Ithaca Motion Picture Project

Ithaca , NY
Website project
$3,000
www.ithacamotionpictureproject.org

City of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Return Community Fireworks to Ithaca
$5,000
www.ci.ithaca.ny.us

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Community Kitchen Planning and Design
$4,000
www.ccetompkins.org

State Theatre of Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$30,000
www.stateofithaca.com

Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Arts & Economic Prosperity IV Study, analyzing the economic impact of spending by nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and their audiences
$3,000
www.artspartner.org

New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY
Out of Bounds Radio Show with Tish Pearlman
$15,000
www.nyfa.org

2011


Ithaca Motion Picture Project

Ithaca, NY
Exhibition 2011: Reel Ithaca
$25,000
www.ithacamotionpictureproject.org

State Theatre of Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support ($25,000) and building renovations ($5,000)
$30,000
www.stateofithaca.com

Tompkins Cortland Community College Foundation

Dryden, NY
Community Fireworks 2011
$2,000
www.tc3foundation.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Feasibility study for the Food Enterprise Development Center
$3,000
www.cce.cornell.edu

Ithaca Downtown Business Improvement District, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Martin Luther King Commemorative Sculpture Project
$2,500
www.downtownithaca.com

New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY
Out of Bounds Radio Show with Tish Pearlman
$15,000
www.nyfa.org

Seventh Art Corporation of Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Business Developer position
$25,000
www.Cinemapolis.org

2010


WSKG Public Telecommunications Council

Binghamton, NY
Program underwriting for children's educational programming and the radio program, Community Conversation
$15,000
www.wskg.com

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
The Life Writing Project's Coach Training
$7,500
cta.sas.cornell.edu

Light in Winter Festival, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Light in Winter Festival 2011 general operating support ($2,500) and free tickets for underserved populations ($2,500)
$5,000
www.lightinwinter.com

Tompkins Community Action

Ithaca, NY
JobsBuild Program for low-income young people in green workforce and early childhood development professions
$30,000
www.tcaction.org

Ecological Options Network

Bolinas, CA
Positive News general operating support ($15,000) and student intern project ($10,000)
$25,000
www.EON3.net

Alternatives Venture Fund, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Matched savings programs for adults and youth for years 2010 through 2014
$50,000
www.alternatives.org/venture

Challenge Industries, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
New employment opportunities in recycling for workers with disabilities
$20,000
www.aboutchallenge.org

Innovative Charitable Initiatives

Albany, NY
Ithaca Community Radio launch
$50,000
www.nycon.org

State Theatre of Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support ($25,000) and building renovations ($15,000)
$40,000
www.stateofithaca.com

Tompkins Cortland Community College Foundation

Dryden, NY
Community Fireworks 2010
$5,000
www.tc3foundation.org

Center for the Arts at Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
The education program during 2010-11
$15,000
www.hangartheatre.org

Community School of Music & Arts

Ithaca, NY
Elevator Rehabilitation Project, Phase II
$7,300
www.csma-ithaca.org

New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY
Out of Bounds Radio Show with Tish Pearlman
$15,000
www.nyfa.org

Center for the Arts at Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Recoverable grant to support renovations of the Hangar Theatre
$500,000
www.hangartheatre.org

2009


Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Positive News general operating support
$15,000
cta.sas.cornell.edu

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Positive News' student intern project
$8,000
cta.sas.cornell.edu

City Federation of Women's Organizations of Ithaca, NY, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$15,000
www.lightlink.com/womens

Hospicare and Palliative Care Services of Tompkins County, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Hospice: Portraits of the Living film produced by CloseToHome Productions
$5,000
www.hospicare.org

Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY
Community Fireworks 2009
$5,000
www.ithaca.edu

Light in Winter Festival, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support and free tickets for underserved populations
$7,500
www.lightinwinter.com

The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, Inc.

Corning, NY
Out of Bounds Radio Show with Tish Pearlman
$15,000
www.earts.org

The Seventh Art Corporation of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Capital renovation costs for the new Cinemapolis
$5,000
www.Cinemapolis.org

Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Ithaca, NY
Coordination and fundraising support for the Stewart Park Rehabilitation Action Plan
$10,000
www.tompkinschamber.org

Tompkins County Public Library Foundation

Ithaca, NY
Sesquicentennial Campaign Feasibility Study
$15,300
www.tcpl.org

Tompkins County SPCA

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$50,000
www.spcaonline.com

WSKG Public Telecommunications Council

Binghamton, NY
Children's educational programming and the radio program Community Conversation
$15,000
www.wskg.com