Grants: 2013

Strategic Grants were given to the following organizations in 2013:

Arts and Culture: Grants to nonprofits providing art programs.

  • Art Association of Oswego/Oswego Players: Architectural plans for expansion - $12,000
  • Artswego: Community performances- $5,000
  • CNY Arts Center: Sound equipment and school drama program - $13,000 
  • Society for New Music: Integrative music and dance program in Oswego - $5,000

Civic Benefit: Grants to nonprofits that foster community participation and engagement.

  • Catholic Charities: Youth Center supplies and programs - $10,000
  • H Lee White Museum: Strategic partnership/ merger costs - $10,000
  • Oswego Community Foundation: Start-up operation expenses - $10,000
  • Oswego County Youth Bureau: Camp Zerbe repairs - $50,000
  • Oswego Renaissance Association: City of Oswego housing and market conditions study - $45,000
  • SUNY Oswego, Office of Business and Community Relations: Thrive Initiative - $10,000 

Education: Grants to schools and organizations with educational programs.

  • Baltimore Woods: Nature in the City sponsorship - $5,000 
  • Enable CNY: Enabling Parents program for parents of children with autism - $10,000 
  • Harborfest: Children's park - $5,000
  • LeMoyne: Small Business Center partnership - $26,785
  • Literacy Coalition of Oswego County: Literacy needs assessment - $20,000
  • Literacy Volunteers of Greater Syracuse: Online historical retrospective and promotion of literacy - $15,000 
  • Safe Haven Museum and Education Center: Architectural plans for expansion - $13,500
  • WCNY: Enterprise America Education Center - $30,000

Health and Human Services: Grants to nonprofits providing social and human services.

  • Arise: Home repairs for interior modifications to homes to improve accessibility - $40,000 
  • CNYAHEC: Mash Camps - $20,000
  • Home Aides of Central NY: Van recruitment program for Oswego County - $10,000 
  • Move Along: Youth Wheelchair Basketball program - $8,000
  • Oswego County Habitat for Humanity: A Brush With Kindness program - $25,000
  • Oswego County Opportunities: Technical equipment to implement new intake program- $25,000
  • Oswego YMCA: Capital campaign pledge - $25,000
  • United Way of Greater Oswego: Matching grant for new or increased employee contributions from OCO and Huhtamaki- $20,000 
  • YMCA Fulton/Oswego: Family Coordinator for Fulton and Oswego YMCAs- $47,000

Historic Preservation: Grants to nonprofits seeking to preserve and protect artifacts of historical significance.

  • Pulaski Historical Society: Carriage House expansion - $10,000

 

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