Recent Grants Recipients

2018 Recipients

The Addictions Care Center of Albany, Inc.

Enhancing Substance Abuse Prevention in the Capital Region
Since 1967, The Addictions Care Center of Albany, Inc. (ACCA) has been a part of the community, strengthening the lives and improving the futures of thousands of individuals. Through intensive, proactive programs customized to individual needs, ACCA touches the lives of more than 10,000 people throughout the Capital Region each year. Please take the time to explore our programs to learn more about our vision of “healing the hearts of everyone touched by addiction.”

AIM Services, Inc.

Enhanced Respite
AIM Services, Inc. is dedicated to supporting the “power of potential” in people of diverse abilities.  Through community based services, advocacy, and education, dedicated professionals focus on supporting people in achieving their personal goals, while promoting a sense of self-confidence and independence.

The Baby Institute

The Baby Institute                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Baby Institute is a parenting education program for parents of children ages 0-3 years that seeks to empower them to “become their child’s first teacher and primary advocate.”  Baby Institute focuses on promoting parent-child literacy by giving parents the tools and expertise to identify learning opportunities in the home as well as those in and around their community.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany

Gym Divider Project 
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany has a lineup of tested and proven Local and Nationally recognized programs that address today’s most pressing youth issues, teaching young people the skills needed to succeed in life.

Bus Stop Club

Camp Week
Bus Stop Club provides encouragement and support for the siblings of children with chronic illness or developmental, physical, or intellectual disabilities. The goal is to provide FREE emotional and recreational support in a fun and safe environment.

Family Promise of the Capital Region

Interfaith Hospitality Network  
Family Promise of the Capital Region provides a comprehensive response to family homelessness.  Their staff and volunteers work with existing social services agencies and faith communities to provide shelter, food, and case management services to assist homeless families in securing employment, permanent housing, and lasting independence.  Their goal is to reduce the number of homeless families housed in hotels and to serve families who have been denied public assistance.

The Food Pantries for the Capital District

Infant Needs Program
The Food Pantries for the Capital District is a coalition of more than 60 food pantries in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties. We provide funding, delivery, coordination of services and food drives, and education and training to our member food pantries. Membership and all services are free to member food pantries.

Grassroot Givers

Albany Feed and Read Program
Grassroot Givers makes the connection between the needs in our community and those who have resources to share. Our focus is to always give with dignity, to empower individuals and families who are trying to improve their lives.

Seton Health Foundation, Inc.

Primary Care Office-Based Intervention to Support Literacy Development: Reading is FUN!

St. Peter’s Health Partners and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. Founded in community-based legacies of compassionate healing, we provide the highest quality comprehensive continuum of integrated health care, supportive housing and community services, especially for the needy and vulnerable.

The Stratton Foundation

Moving Mountains                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Stratton Foundation’s mission is to find and fortify relationships with community leaders and institutions that have an on-the-ground perspective, ability to execute, and metrics to evaluate programs that directly address the challenges that stand between a child in poverty and a path to succeed.  Their objective is to bridge foundation supporters with community organizations that enhance opportunities, health, and quality of life for Vermont’s most vulnerable children and their families.

Unity House of Troy, Inc.

Cooking with Children & Families                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Unity House is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people living in poverty, adults with mental illness, victims of domestic violence, children with developmental delays and their families, people living with HIV/AIDS and others whose needs can be effectively met by Unity House services and philosophy.  They provide direct services and work towards social justice.