November 16, 2012

North Country nonprofits receive grants


---- — JOHNSBURG — The Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation has funded 29 of 68 grant applications received this year.

Nonprofits from this area receiving grant funding this year include:

▶ First Night Saranac Lake for printing of posters and programs.

▶ Friends of Schroon Lake Public Library for DVDs and movie license for winter shows.

▶ Oscar Seagle Music Colony to help bring opera to 20 schools in Essex, Warren, Hamilton and Clinton counties.

▶ Upper Jay Arts Center to support its ongoing programming efforts.

▶ Adirondack Research Consortium to support its juried student paper program.

▶ Wildlife Institute of Eastern NY to support its Adirondack Animals program in area schools.

▶ Adirondack Curriculum Project for its Adirondack Day at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake.

▶ Adirondack Museum for its new Adirondack Historian’s Symposium.

▶ Mountain Lakes PBS to assist in the production of “Spotlight” programs.

▶ Ticonderoga Festival Guild for its March 3 programming.

▶ Literacy Volunteers of Essex and Franklin Counties for its adult literacy programs.

▶ A challenge match for the SL SkatePark Committee’s plans for a skateboard park in Saranac Lake.

▶ Fort Ticonderoga Association for its outreach programming to local schools.

▶ Champlain Valley Outdoor Educators Cooperative to bring 12 school groups to Black Kettle Nature Trail.

▶ Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York to help fund costs to deliver food to agencies in the Adirondacks.

▶ Mountain Lakes Regional EMS Council to purchase a Physio Control “Life Pak 12” heart monitor and defibrillator for regional training.

▶ Lake Placid Sinfonietta for a two-day school music program featuring a wind quintet from the Eastman School of Music.

▶ Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad to send members to a Vital Signs Conference and to pass on that training to other EMS groups in the Adirondacks.

The Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation is a private entity created in December 2000 to improve the quality of life for year-round residents of the Adirondack Park.

Applications for 2013-14 funding will be accepted between July 1, 2013, and Aug. 31, 2013. The foundation can be contacted by writing at P.O. Box 105, Johnsburg, NY 12843, or through its website: