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  • Keuka Area Fund at the Community Foundation announces 2012 grant awards

  • The Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc. through its Keuka Area Fund has awarded $20,200 to eight non-profit organizations. The largest grant — $4,500 — is being given to Our Town Rocks: Barrington/Starkey/Dundee Health Initiatives.
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  • The Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc. through its Keuka Area Fund has awarded $20,200 to eight non-profit organizations. The organizations receiving grants work directly with local communities in the fields of the arts, education, human services, environment and youth. Funded programs serve the citizens of Steuben County including the towns of Bradford, Prattsburgh, Pulteney, Urbana, Wayne, Wheeler and Yates County.
    The largest grant — $4,500 — is being given to Our Town Rocks: Barrington/Starkey/Dundee Health Initiatives.
    The Keuka Area Fund at the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes provides a vehicle for individuals, families, and businesses to invest in the residents of the communities surrounding Keuka Lake and to protect the physical environment of the region. The fund is permanently endowed at more than $250,000. Since its inception in 2007, the fund has made over $84,000 in grant awards.
    2012 Grant Awards
    S2AY Rural Health Network, Inc.
    Amount: $4,500
    Purpose: Our Town Rocks: Barrington/Starkey/Dundee Health Initiatives
    Health Ministry of the Southern Tier
    Amount: $2,000
    Purpose: Medications & Laboratory Services for the Keuka Area
    ProAction of Steuben & Yates, Inc.
    Amount: $1,500
    Purpose: Youth Job Club
    Institute for Human Services
    Amount: $1,250
    Purpose: Girls on the Run of the Southern Tier
    Bradford Central School District
    Amount: $2,500
    Purpose: Project Jump Start
    Finger Lakes Parent Network
    Amount: $2,500
    Purpose: Yates County Support Group
    Bath Area Family Resource Center
    Amount: $2,000
    Purpose: Bath Area Family Resource Center
    Duffy Books in Homes, Inc.
    Amount: $3,950
    Purpose: Bradford & Dundee Elementary Schools
    Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc. is a permanent source of charitable funds backed by a wide variety of donors committed to the social and economic health of the Southern Finger Lakes. Gifts to the Keuka Area Fund can be made to: Keuka Area Fund, 301 South Main Street, Horseheads, NY 14845.

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