2020 Grants


Grant Cycle Grantee Amount
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
Winter 2019/20 Support Connection $2,500
To provide assistance with day-to-day needs to seniors coping with breast and ovarian cancer, allowing them to focus on their health needs
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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