Total Grant of $50,000 Includes $25,000 Challenge Matching Grant
The Northern New York Community Foundation has made a commitment to assist three organizations support a permanent internship program, while also honoring the legacy of a longtime supporter of environmental stewardship, conservation and education in the Thousand Islands region.
The Community Foundation’s Board of Directors approved a $50,000 grant to help build and establish the Kenneth Deedy Environmental Internship Fund in partnership with the Thousand Islands Land Trust (TILT). Of the $50,000 grant, $25,000 will be made directly to build the fund, and $25,000 is being provided as a challenge matching grant. The Community Foundation will match all new gifts to build the fund, up to $25,000.