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Ulster County Historical Society Awarded $1,000

Posted January 16, 2020

The Ulster County Historical Society (UCHS) has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation for renovating their headquarters, the Bevier House Museum. The renovations include updating their display and exhibit systems and improving the environmental controls of the building.

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Ulster Savings Bank will be Community Leader Sponsor for the Woodstock Playhouse in 2020

Posted November 25, 2019

The Woodstock Playhouse has been awarded $4,000 from Ulster Savings Bank in support of its 2020 season. A not-for-profit theatre, under the direction of the Pan American Dance Foundation, Inc., the Woodstock Playhouse is a historical landmark in the area. Revitalizing and preserving the theatre is a goal of the organization. As the Community Leader Sponsor for 2020, Ulster Savings Bank is proud to support this community icon.

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Phillies Bridge Farm Project Awarded $2,500 Grant

Posted September 16, 2019

Phillies Bridge Farm Project has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation for their Farm to Families Program. This program provides fresh produce to those in need in our region. Committed to food justice, Phillies Bridge is a local community-supported agriculture farm specializing in sustainably grown fruits and vegetables.

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WEDC Awarded $2,500 Grant from Charitable Foundation

Posted August 28, 2019

The Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC) has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation to support their training programs and services that help women and minority entrepreneurs to start and strengthen their small businesses. Since its founding in 1997, WEDC has assisted nearly 8,000 businesses and has opened doors to business ownership for low-to-moderate income women and minorities in Westchester and the Hudson Valley.

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YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County Awarded Grant

Posted August 27, 2019

The YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation for Camp Starfish for Disadvantaged Youth, a low-cost summer program for at-risk elementary school children.

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Breast Cancer Options Awarded $2,000 Grant

Posted July 30, 2019

Breast Cancer Options, Inc. has been awarded a $2,000 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation for Camp Lightheart, a free sleepaway camp for children who have a mother with breast cancer or have lost their parent to the disease. Breast cancer patients, their families, and especially their children need support and there are few resources dedicated to them. Breast Cancer Options (BCO) started Camp Lightheart in 2007 to help fill this void and is still one of the only, if not the only, services for children in this situation.

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Unshattered Awarded $5,000 Grant from Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation

Posted July 23, 2019

Unshattered, Inc. has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation to invest in the development and delivery of a training curriculum to help former female addicts with professional development and training. This piece of their program will identify, structure, and deliver a curriculum that helps women become good employees, valuable members of the community, and encourages them to be a successful, thriving adult.

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Hudson Valley Senior Residence Awarded Grant

Posted June 19, 2019

The Hudson Valley Senior Residence has been awarded a $3,000 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation to purchase high-back chairs for the residents’ recreation and dining rooms. The new chairs will not only provide comfort but because they are light in weight, they will be easy to arrange and stacked for various activities

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Hudson Valley Foundation for Youth Health Awarded Grant for 3rd Annual Nonprofit Meetup

Posted May 8, 2019

The Hudson Valley Foundation for Youth Health (HVFYH) has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation to support the work they do to empower children and teens to make healthful choices. The donation will be used for the 3rd Annual Nonprofit Meetup which will be held on October 24, 2019 at the Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center.

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Kingston Land Trust Receives Grant to Restore African Burial Ground

Posted April 30, 2019

The Kingston Land Trust has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation to support their restoration process of the Pine Street African Burial Ground in Uptown Kingston. They are collaborating with another nonprofit, Harambee, as well as the community to restore the site, which includes an existing building, and open it to the public as a regional center for education and reflection. A future aim is to repurpose the building as an interpretative visitors’ center.

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