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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.

Education: Grants to schools and organizations with educational programs.
Amount Organization Reason
$35,000 Kingsford Park Home & School Association

Received funding to complete its planned new playground.

$55,000 Children's Museum of Oswego

Provided funding for its capacity building project.

$28,000 Fulton Public Library

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

$75,000 On Point for College

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

Health and Human Services: Grants to nonprofits providing social and human services.
Amount Organization Reason
$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.

$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.

$21,000 Restore CNY

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

$130,000 Farnham Family Services

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

$75,000 Fulton Wrestling Club

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

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$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.

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 Revitalization: Grants to organizations to promote community revitalization.
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.

$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.