Regional Needs Assessment

In 2015 we contracted for a comprehensive needs assessment which will inform our grant making for the future.

Click here to find the assessments for: Broome, Chenango, Delaware, OtsegoTioga Counties and for the resources and reports used, for further reading.

Click here for a two-page summary.

2019 Annual Report

You can check out our 2019 Annual Report, Supporting Critical Needs, demonstrating how community philanthropy makes essential services possible, by clicking here. Inside you will find stories about programs that alleviate food insecurity for seniors, children and families; deliver emergency medical services in an isolated and underserved area of the Catskills; arrange for training and equipment to help farmers stay safe as they work the land; and give seniors rides to doctors, grocery stores and essential appointments.

2018 Annual Report

You can view the 2018 Annual Report, Small Investments Deliver Big Impact, celebrating how small grant awards can make a big difference in our communities, by clicking here. We’re big believers in small is beautiful. We are a small foundation making relatively small grants, but those grants add up to a significant investment in the quality of life in the region.

2017 Annual Report

You can view the 2017 Annual Report celebrating our 20th Anniversary; Deep Roots, Broad Branches, by clicking here.
County by county, we highlight 2017 accomplishments and grants, while taking an historical look at our first twenty years of building a better region through engaged philanthropy.

2016 Annual Report

You can view the 2016 Annual Report, All in Together; Philanthropy in Action, by clicking here.
Read about our journey from assessment to action; transforming knowledge gained through our needs assessment into collaboration with community organizations, funders, governmental agencies, our donors and friends making our communities a better place to live.

2015 Annual Report

You can view the 2015 Annual Report, Vision; Reflecting the Past, Honoring the Present, Shaping the Future, by clicking here.
Read about how, as regional and local needs, donor priorities and economic circumstances shift over time, we keep our vision broad, with an eye toward where we have been, where we are now and where we are headed.

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