2020 Grants


Grant Cycle Grantee Amount
City of Peekskill $25,000
Winter 2019/20 To purchase equipment for the Senior Nutrition Program’s new, expanded production kitchen to meet the increased need for congregate and home delivered meals and the City’s new non-traditional SNAP program
Winter 2019/20 Community Services Programs, Inc. $50,000
To pilot a Senior Resident Coordinator Program which will help seniors receive the services they need to age in place
Family Service Society of Yonkers $25,000
Winter 2019/20 To support and expand their Kinship Support Program, which provides assistance to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren
Winter 2019/20 VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired $50,000
To support the expansion of their Adaptive Living Program to visually impaired seniors in Westchester County, allowing them to live safely and independently in their own homes
Westchester Independent Living Center, Inc. $50,000
Winter 2019/20 To pilot a post-rehabilitation program in collaboration with Burke Rehabilitation Hospital to help newly-disabled seniors successfully transition to life at home and in the community
Winter 2019/20 Center for Aging in Place $7,500
For a Patient Advocate Program which will train senior volunteers to help other seniors navigate the complex healthcare system
Community Center of Northern Westchester $10,000
Winter 2019/20 To pilot a Senior Outreach Program to ensure that all seniors needing help have access to their services, and to provide senior-specific items through their food pantry
Winter 2019/20 Music Conservatory of Westchester $5,000
To support their Music Therapy Program, which uses music to improve the mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing of older adults
Support Connection $2,500
Winter 2019/20 To provide assistance with day-to-day needs to seniors coping with breast and ovarian cancer, allowing them to focus on their health needs
Winter 2019/20 Westchester Library System $15,000
To pilot a Reading for a Lifetime Program which will allow visually impaired adults to read at their local library with the use of vision-enhanced technology
Spring 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Relief Spring Grants $50,000
Funding focused on senior food insecurity, personal protection equipment for nursing home staff, and telehealth equipment and services
Summer 2020 Family Services, Inc. $45,000
To pilot an Elder Abuse Intervention program which will provide prevention and intervention services for victims of elder abuse
Summer 2020 Hudson River Housing, Inc. $50,000
To pilot an Elder Care Services Program that will help homeless and low-income seniors obtain and sustain stable housing
Summer 2020 The Osborne Association $50,000
To support and expand their Elder Reentry Initiative in Dutchess County, which helps older, incarcerated adults successfully transition back into the community
Summer 2020 Putnam County Office for Senior Resources $15,000
To increase the amount of fresh fruits and vegetables they purchase and deliver, at no cost, to low-income seniors in Putnam and Westchester counties
Summer 2020 Hillside Food Outreach, Inc. $10,000
To purchase new kitchen equipment that will allow them to meet the increased demand for home delivered meals
Summer 2020 North East Community Council, Inc. $10,000
To expand their home-delivered food pantry services to older adults in the rural north east section of Dutchess County
Summer 2020 Meals on Wheels of Poughkeepsie $5,000
To provide free respite services to eligible spouses or relatives caring for older adults at home
Summer 2020 WestFair Rides, Inc. $5,000
To provide older adults with free livery transportation to/from medical appointments when volunteer drivers are not available.
Summer 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Relief Summer Grants $50,000
Funding focused on senior food insecurity, isolation, personal protection equipment, telehealth and transportation
Fall 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fall Grants $25,000
Funding focused on senior food insecurity


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