2021 Grants


Grant Cycle Grantee Amount
Winter 2020/21 Visiting Nurse Services of Westchester $42,000
To provide transportation to home health aides so that they can care for seniors living in hard-to-reach locations
Winter 2020/21 CoveCare Center $35,000
To expand the current program, which assists seniors who are unable to access traditional services for mental health and/or substance abuse
Winter 2020/21 Food Bank of the Hudson Valley $25,000
To expand their senior food delivery program in Dutchess and Putnam Counties
Winter 2020/21 My Sisters’ Place $25,000
To enhance their systemic response to domestic violence among older adults through senior-focused services and community education and outreach
Winter 2020/21 A-HOME $15,000
To install safety devices and systems in their senior residences
Winter 2020/21 Dutchess County Dept. for Community & Family Services $15,000
To provide short-term emergency supportive services to seniors, including home-based care, transportation, and medication/personal care items
Winter 2020/21 Putnam County Housing Corporation $15,000
To provide minor home repairs and accessibility modifications to senior homeowners in Putnam County
Winter 2020/21 Rebuilding Together Dutchess $15,000
To provide minor home repairs and accessibility modifications to senior homeowners in Dutchess County
Winter 2020/21 Dutchess County Office for the Aging $14,545
To reduce senior isolation by providing technology, IT support, and virtual educational and social programming
Winter 2020/21 Solace House $10,000
To provide free therapy to older adults experiencing isolation, depression or thoughts of suicide
Spring 2021 Pace Women’s Justice Center $50,000
To expand the Elder Justice Unit, which provides free legal services to seniors experiencing elder abuse in Putnam and Westchester counties
Spring 2021 Westchester Jewish Community Services, Inc. $50,000
To expand their Geriatric Care Management Program, which helps low-income seniors age safely and well in Westchester County
Spring 2021 Cornell Cooperative Extension-Dutchess County $37,500
To support the Relatives as Parents Program, which provides assistance to seniors raising their grandchildren in Dutchess county
Spring 2021 Catholic Charities Community Services of Westchester $35,000
To provide case management, eviction prevention assistance and technology skills to seniors directly affected by the pandemic in Putnam and Westchester counties
Spring 2021 City of Yonkers’ Office for the Aging $30,000
To pilot a program that will administer bill management services to Yonkers seniors who are struggling to manage their household bills
Spring 2021 Long Term Care Community Coalition $15,000
To equip families with the information and resources to advocate for better care for their loved ones in nursing homes in Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester counties
Spring 2021 United Way of Westchester and Putnam, Inc. $10,000
To include senior-specific essential goods with their home-delivery program to seniors in Putnam and Westchester counties
Spring 2021 The Mount Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry $5,000
To support their home-delivery program to seniors in the Mt. Kisco area
Spring 2021 Second Chance Foods, Inc. $5,000
To support their meal and grocery delivery program to homebound seniors in Putnam county
Summer 2021 VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired $75,000
To expand their vision therapy services to visually impaired older adults and their families to Dutchess and Putnam Counties
Summer 2021 Alzheimer’s Association of the Hudson Valley $40,000
To provide free, high-quality care and support services to underserved families impacted by dementia
Summer 2021 Family Service Society of Yonkers $35,000
To sustain and expand the Kinship program, with a focus on eviction prevention and advocacy for affordable housing policy changes
Summer 2021 Cabrini of Westchester $30,000
To provide respite to caregivers of frail, low-income, older adults
Summer 2021 Cancer Support Team $25,000
To provide critical in-home nursing, counseling and case management services for low-income, elderly cancer patients
Summer 2021 CancerCare $15,000
To provide direct emergency financial assistance to caregivers and cancer patients for treatment-related expenses
Summer 2021 Greystone Programs $15,000
To replace the roof for a group home in Hyde Park that houses seniors with developmental disabilities
Summer 2021 HOPE Community Services $15,000
To provide and deliver groceries to low-income, homebound seniors
Summer 2021 Human Development Services of Westchester $10,081
To provide an accessible, safe place for seniors experiencing a mental health crisis
Summer 2021 Pawling Resource Center $5,000
To address and relieve food insecurity for seniors living in the Pawling community
Fall 2021 Catholic Charities of Dutchess $50,000
To alleviate food insecurity and address healthcare needs through a case manager run mobile food pantry
Fall 2021 Community Action Partnership for Dutchess County $50,000
To provide transportation for seniors to the Beacon Senior Friendship Center and local grocery stores
Fall 2021 Legal Services of the Hudson Valley $50,000
To prevent homelessness for low-income seniors due to unwarranted evictions or foreclosures
Fall 2021 Westhab, Inc. $30,000
To combat digital inequity and social isolation by providing seniors with technology and internet education services
Fall 2021 Community Center of Northern Westchester $20,000
To lessen food insecurity among seniors in northern Westchester
Fall 2021 Gilda’s Club of Westchester $15,000
To provide clinical counseling, peer support groups and educational workshops to older adults and their caregivers living with cancer
Fall 2021 Habitat for Humanity Dutchess $15,000
To install handicap accessible entrance ramps at eligible seniors’ homes
Fall 2021 Hillside Food Outreach $15,000
To increase the amount of fresh, nutritious foods to homebound seniors in Putnam and Westchester counties
Fall 2021 Maryknoll Sisters $15,000
To purchase assistive devices that will increase older Sisters’ safety and independence
Fall 2021 North East Community Center $15,000
To provide home delivered food pantry services to seniors in the rural areas of northeast Dutchess county
Fall 2021 Caring for the Hungry & the Homeless in Peekskill $10,000
To support Fred’s Pantry’s program for food insecure seniors
Fall 2021 Meals on Wheels of New Rochelle $10,000
To support the Meals on Wheels program
Fall 2021 Meals on Wheels of Hyde Park $7,500
To support the Meals on Wheels program and provide emergency financial assistance to eligible clients
Fall 2021 United Hebrew $7,500
To expand the Music & Memory Program for residents and patients diagnosed with dementia


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