Past Grants


Helping the Elderly Live with Pride (HELP):  To fund outreach efforts to identify isolated seniors in Eastern Dutchess County to provide home-based nursing and support services as well as a connection to a variety of community-based social activities and services.

Hospice Development:  To offset some of the costs of becoming a certified Medicare Hospice provider.

Behavioral Health Community Impact Grant:  To support a collaborate Community Impact Initiative focused on improving capacity of local mental health providers.  (The Foundation also provided $4,800 toward a consultant facilitator used in the process of developing the... Learn More

School based Violence Prevention Education Program:  To sustain an ongoing highly regarded school-based violence prevention program in the 6 towns of the Region 1 school district.  This program teaches children effective ways to deal with conflict and anger and promotes self-... Learn More


To fund FCH Pharmaceutical Assistance Fund.

To fund FCH Pharmaceutical Assistance Fund.

Nonprofit Business Analysis:  To support the cost of a nonprofit business analysis to help them understand how financial history and business structure can inform future plans and decisions, which will aid in their implementation of a new strategic planning process in 2005.

Enhance the Provision of Mobile Emergency Services:  To fund capital purchases and supplies for each of the 18 volunteer ambulance/EMS squads operating in the NY and CT towns served by FCH, to enhance the provision of mobile emergency services. 

Capacity Building:  To fund the hire of a consultant to assist the Institute in centralizing and maintaining the agency database, developing systems for better coordination of education and training services, facilitating communication with and between squads, and executing the... Learn More

Transportation Services:  To expand access to transportation services in Northwestern, CT, specifically by expanding the hours of operation of the center’s “dial-a-ride” service.


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