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Grants

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Arts and Culture: Grants to nonprofits providing art programs.
Amount Organization Reason
$10,000 Symphoria

Awarded $10,000 to fund its return to Oswego in July to present a free outdoor community concert on the historic grounds of Fort Ontario.

Civic Benefit: Grants to nonprofits that foster community participation and engagement.
Amount Organization Reason
$45,969 Girl Scouts of NYPenn Pathways

A grant was awarded to Girl Scout Troop 10871 in Central Square to fund Phase 2 of its inclusive playground in 2022.

Education: Grants to schools and organizations with educational programs.
Amount Organization Reason
$5,000 Boyscout Longhouse Council, BSA 

Received funding to update its outdated technology and serve more youths across the county.

$55,000 Children's Museum of Oswego

Provided funding for its capacity building project.

$5,000 Fulton City Schools

Awarded funds for the expansion of a community-involved endeavor allowing for families to participate in sap collection and the creation of a finished maple syrup product.

$28,000 Fulton Public Library

Received funds for the renovation of its Children's Room.

$35,000 Kingsford Park Home & School Association

Received funding to complete its planned new playground.

$50,000 Museum of Science & Technology (MOST)

Received funding for its digital theatre/planetarium upgrade and its "Oswego County Discovery Sessions" science program, which will bring a virtual or in-person 45-minute classroom-based science demonstration to all 78 sixth-grade classes in 16 school buildings in Oswego County.

$75,000 On Point for College

Awarded funds to expand its nationally recognized College Access and Success services for students throughout Oswego County.

$35,000 Oswego Bookmobile

To provide the remaining funds needed to purchase a new bookmobile for use in the summer of 2022.

$3,200 St. Lawrence Valley Educational TV Council

Received funds for the creation of seven Oswego County segments on WPBS Weekly shows.

Health and Human Services: Grants to nonprofits providing social and human services.
Amount Organization Reason
$11,500 ARISE Child & Family Services

Awarded funds to purchase a storage container for the ramps in its ramp program.

$5,000 Blessings in a Backpack

Fulton's Blessings in a Backpack received funding for its weekend backpack program for 250 K-6 children in the Fulton City School District.

$40,000 Central New York Lyme & Disease Alliance

Awarded funds to educate Oswego County residents about the dangers of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.

$10,000 David's Refuge

Received funding for provision of respite/caregiver support to Oswego County parents and guardians of children with special needs.

$130,000 Farnham Family Services

Awarded a grant to enable the organization to take over the Harbor Lights facility in northern Oswego County.

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$25,000 Friends of Camp Hollis

Received funds for its Playground Improvement Plan.

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$5,000 Friends of Oswego County Hospice

Provided funds so that comfort bags can be provided to individuals under hospice care in their homes.

$75,000 Fulton Wrestling Club

Received funds for its brand new facility being built in Fulton.

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$21,000 Restore CNY

Awarded funds to assist with completion of its Youth Center building in the town of Hastings at Van Lieu Park.

$15,000 The Salvation Army of Oswego County

Received $15,000 for bridge funding to keep its award-winning Pathway of Hope program going until its New York State regional economic funding is received.

$52,500 Victory Transformation

To fund the completion of preliminary renovations for its Men's Shelter/Center at 24 E. Oneida St. in Oswego.

Historic Preservation: Grants to nonprofits seeking to preserve and protect artifacts of historical significance.
Amount Organization Reason
$5,000 Friends of Fort Ontario, Inc.

Awarded funds to organize and digitize its historical collections and files.

$5,000 Safe Haven Museum and Education Center

Awarded funds to organize and digitize its historical collections and files.

Economic/Workforce Development: Economic well-being and quality of life of individuals and the local community are improved according to targeted goals and objectives.
Amount Organization Reason
$70,000 Fulton Family YMCA

Awarded a grant in support of the opening of its new childcare program for children ages 6 months to 5 years.

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$19,712 Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce

Received funds to support its Small Business Campaign.

$87,500 Oswego County Habitat for Humanity

A capacity-building grant was given to the revitalized chapter to expand its effectiveness.

Environment: Grants to environmental organizations and programs.
Amount Organization Reason
$50,000 Central New York Land Trust

Awarded a 1:1 matching grant of up to $50,000, payable at the completion of its fundraising campaign in the spring of 2022. The goal of the campaign is to acquire the 71-acre Gardenier Road Preserve, which is a half-mile from the Oswego city line and two miles from SUNY Oswego.

$25,000 Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust

Awarded funds to build its conservation capacity in northern Oswego County and other counties in the northern part of New York state.