2022 Grants

 

Grant Cycle Grantee Amount
Spring 2022 CoveCare Center $50,000
To support their mobile behavioral health program for Putnam County seniors who are unable to access services through traditional means
Spring 2022 Habitat for Humanity NYC & Westchester County $50,000
To support the pilot of their Aging in Place Home Repair Program in Westchester County
Spring 2022 Hudson River Housing $35,000
To provide transportation to their senior residents and homeless clients in Dutchess County
Spring 2022 Westchester Independent Living Center $25,000
To provide case management and peer support to Burke Hospital spinal cord injury patients as they return to their homes and communities
Spring 2022 WestCOP $25,000
To provide supplemental nutritious groceries to food-insecure seniors in Putnam and Westchester Counties
Spring 2022 People USA $24,265
To make accessibility enhancements at their crisis response sites in Dutchess and Putnam Counties, and train staff on how to better serve seniors in all three counties
Spring 2022 Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow & Tarrytown $15,000
To support the monthly provision of nutritious groceries to food-insecure older adults
Spring 2022 Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County $15,000
To support the pilot of a Community Freezer Program for food-insecure seniors
Spring 2022 Support Connection $15,000
To provide counseling and support to seniors with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer, and emergency funding for treatment-related expenses
Spring 2022 YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester $15,000
To re-start their Encore Plus Program, which provides breast self-examination education and assistance in receiving mammogram screenings
Spring 2022 Cerebral Palsy Westchester $10,000
To support the extra safety measures necessary due to the pandemic to protect the health of older adults in their care
Winter 2021/22 Caritas of Port Chester $50,000
To pilot a mobile, healthy food pantry program to senior housing facilities in the Port Chester area
Winter 2021/22 Weinberg Center for Elder Justice at The Hebrew Home at Riverdale $50,000
To advance the Westchester and Putnam County Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams’ services to seniors
Winter 2021/22 TRA (Transportation, Resources, Access) Formerly WestFair Rides $35,000
To support the expansion of their program, both geographically and in services provided
Winter 2021/22 Guiding Eyes for the Blind $25,000
To train and support senior handler-guide dog teams in Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester Counties
Winter 2021/22 Lifting Up Westchester $25,000
To provide food, housing and other basic services to seniors in need in Central Westchester
Winter 2021/22 Poughkeepsie Farm Project $25,000
To increase the amount of farm-fresh produce they provide to food-insecure older adults living in the City of Poughkeepsie
Winter 2021/22 Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center $25,000
To support the development of an Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Team in Putnam County
Winter 2021/22 Church of the Good Shepherd $15,000
To pilot a weekend program for Northern Westchester seniors that provides meals, educational programming and transportation
Winter 2021/22 Common Ground Farm $15,000
To provide free weekly supplemental healthy groceries to homebound seniors through a collaboration with Mutual Aid Beacon
Winter 2021/22 Philipstown Behavioral Health Hub $15,000
To provide mental health education and support groups for seniors
Winter 2021/22 RideConnect $15,000
To address the growing transportation needs of seniors in Putnam and Westchester Counties
Winter 2021/22 Meals on Wheels of Greater Poughkeepsie $5,000
To replace kitchen equipment necessary to continue the program
Winter 2021/22 Friends of Seniors of Dutchess County $2,000
To support the volunteer senior transportation program
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