• Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund Accepting Grant Applications

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    May 13, 2019
    The Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund is accepting grant applications from eligible nonprofit charities headquartered in the Saratoga, Warren and Washington County areas. The grant window is open until August 30, 2019, according to Caroline Putman, Chair of the Community Fund’s independent advisory committee. Grants are to be used during calendar year 2020. Grant information and application forms may be obtained from the Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund website at ATCCF.org/Nonprofits.
     
    The Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund was established in 2009 to build an endowment that acts as a perpetual source of funding for the broad array of nonprofit organizations that improve the quality of life in the community and to assist them in addressing issues of common concern. The fund also seeks to foster a community spirit of giving by providing donors with unique and flexible ways to manage charitable donations. In 2018, the Community Fund gave $62,281 in Lend-A-Hand Grant Awards to 29 local, nonprofit organizations, supporting programs in such diverse areas as veteran’s outreach, STEM education, summer lunch programs, wildlife education, homelessness prevention, youth services, and the arts.
     
    Grant awards recipients will be announced by the independent advisory committee in December 2019. To learn about past Lend-A-Hand Grant recipients, visit ATCCF.org.
     
    About Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund
    The Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund (The Community Fund) was established in 2009 to serve as a perpetual source of philanthropic support for the needs of local charities. The Fund is an independent 501(c) (3) charitable organization. Since the Autumn of Giving Campaign’s inception in 2013, more than $295,000 has been raised from the community. With the bank match, the overall total raised exceeds $590,000. The Adirondack Trust Company serves as the Trustee and Administrator of the Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund. Guidance for the Fund comes from the Independent Advisory Committee, which is comprised of individuals from our local community. The Community Fund’s website is ATCCF.org.
     
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    Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund
    31 Church Street
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
    (518) 584-5844
    ATCCF.org