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