Recent Grants

The Foundation has announced the grant recipients of its Summer 2019 cycle. The five full grants and three mini-grants, totaling $255,000, will be used to provide respite, geriatric case management services, transportation and handicap accessibility for seniors and their caregivers in Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester Counties.

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Summer 2019 Grants

Full Grants

$50,000

My Second Home

To provide scholarships for adult day care respite to eligible seniors and their caregivers in Northern Westchester

$50,000

The Wartburg

To provide scholarships for adult day care respite to eligible seniors and their caregivers in Southern Westchester

$50,000

Catholic Charities Community Services

To provide case management services to vulnerable seniors in Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester Counties

$50,000

Westchester Jewish Community Services

To provide geriatric case management services to seniors in Westchester County

$20,000

Cabrini Eldercare of Westchester

To build an outdoor therapeutic dementia garden for their residents

Mini Grants

$15,000

RideConnect

To expand their free volunteer transportation and bus program for seniors

$15,000

Habitat for Humanity of Dutchess County

To provide minor home repairs and modifications for seniors so they can continue to live safely in their homes

$5,000

Putnam County Sheriff’s Department

To support their Project Lifesaver program and reduce the response time in locating missing seniors


Winter 2018/19 Grants

$274,000 was awarded in the Foundation’s inaugural grant cycle.

TIPSThe May 2019 TIPS opening at the Peekskill Nutrition Center. Peekskill Councilwoman Patricia Riley, Johnathan Zamora, City of Peekskill, Jennifer Schwartz-Crawford and Colette Phipps, Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services, and David Gaur, Vital Care LSHVJohn R. Ahearn, Field Hall Foundation’s CEO, and Legal Services of Hudson Valley’s Chief Program Officer, Rachel Halperin, Chief Development Officer, Tom Gabriel, and Attorney in Charge of the White Plains office, Joanne Sirotkin

$75,000

Westchester Public-Private Partnership Fund for Aging Services

To open a Telehealth Intervention Program for Seniors (TIPS) site at the Peekskill Senior Center

$65,000

Town of Yorktown

To purchase a senior bus and food counter for the Senior Center

$50,000

Feeding Westchester

To expand their Senior Grocery, SNAP and Nutrition Education Programs

$50,000

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

To provide legal services for senior victims of elder abuse in Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester counties

First Presbyterian Food PantryJohn R. Ahearn, Field Hall Foundation’s CEO, Marsha Henderson, FHF Board Member, Katharine Frase, FPCY Food Pantry Director, Tami Seidel, FPCY co-Pastor, Donna Haskel, FHF Grant Manager Meals on Wheels of Hyde ParkJack Fenton and Cheryl Norton, of Meals on Wheels of Hyde Park, and Donna Haskel, of Field Hall Foundation

$10,000

First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown’s Food Pantry

To provide senior-specific items and expand its senior home delivery program

$10,000

Meals on Wheels of New Rochelle

To provide supplementary evening meals to its clients for a year

$9,000

Town of Cortlandt

To purchase computer equipment and software for the Senior Center’s Computer Lab

$5,000

Meals on Wheels of Hyde Park

To purchase a year’s supply of meal delivery containers