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2020 Lend A Hand Grant Awards

4-H Youth Development (Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County)
Grant funding will help support programming and education for community families during a remote learning environment.

After the Fire
Grant funding to provide fire victims with gift cards for supplies they lost due to fire.

AIM Services, Inc.
Funding support will help purchase of laptops for participants in the Employment Services Program, which provides seamless online skills training and job preparedness for those seeking gainful employment.

Battenkill Community Services, Inc.
This grant will help purchase new computers and printers to meet the needs of remote learning and programming.

Clifton Park Halfmoon Emergency Corps
Funding will be used to conduct Safe Sitter Babysitting Safety Classes for 48 middle school students.

This grant provides professional wellness retreats that offer tools, resources, and information about a variety of mindfulness and well-being methods, which aid companies in supporting their remote workforce.

Community Hospice (St. Peter’s Health Partners)
Grant funding will support pediatric bereavement services, which are fundamental to ensuring the emotional and mental health of children and teens who have experienced a significant loss.

C.R.E.A.T.E Community Studios
Grant funding will provide expressive activities to engage youth, while offering a safe environment to foster social and individual growth.

Double H Ranch
Funding will assist with the shift to alternative/virtual programs through the purchase of technical equipment and software, camper supplies and seasonal staff stipends to host and facilitate our virtual programs and activities.

First Baptist Church of Ballston Spa
The funding will help families experiencing food insecurity by providing lunches during the summer, when free or reduced-price lunches from the school district are not available.

Flower & Fruit Mission
This funding will assist Saratoga Hospital to host a Lactation Counselor Training Course, increasing the current number of Certified Lactation Counselors and ensure mothers continue to receive high-quality obstetric and neonatal care.

Franklin Community Center, Inc.
Grant funding supports Project Lift, which works to provide at-risk youth with activities to promote positive youth development and to increase social-emotional knowledge and skills in both the enrolled youth and their families.

Gateway House of Peace
Funding will help Gateway House of Peace sustain their service to the community and fulfill their mission of caring for those dying and supporting their families free of charge.

Glens Falls Area Youth Center
Grant funding will help bridge the gap between ambition and opportunity to break the generational cycle of poverty and support our children educationally in the aftermath of COVID-19.

Habitat for Humanity Northern Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties
Funds will be used to cover the cost of materials and labor for the construction of a wheelchair accessible ramp.

L.E.A.P (Washington County Economic Opportunity Council)
Grant funding supports Head Start, which equips parents with knowledge of budgeting and financial literacy that will likely help them achieve self-sufficiency for themselves and their households, which ensures a greater chance the children will be successful once they enroll in school.

Mechanicville Area Community Services Center
Grant funding will go toward the development and implementation of Boys on the Move, a groundbreaking program addressing self-esteem, respectful communication, teamwork and culmination of individual physical accomplishment by complete a real life 5K.

Nipper Knolls Equine Center
Funding will provide food and care to retired and or rescued horses used in the equine assisted activities program.

Northeast Parent & Child Society (Northern Rivers Family of Services)
Funding will allow Northern Rivers to continue to address the rise in food insecurity by creating a fund to purchase nutritional snacks for our youth.

Open Door Mission
Grant funding will provide food and direct expenses for Open Door Mission’s Hunger Relief program.

Rebuilding Together Saratoga County
This grand will fund Home Safety kits for 125 homeowners in need. These kits will include hand sanitizer, disinfectant, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and many first-aid and disaster-preparedness essentials.

Saratoga Bridges
Grant funding will support the Creative Endeavors Art Center programming as well as cover the cost of art supplies.

Saratoga Center for the Family
Grant funding will support the growing need for financial assistance to current clients who are weathering a health crisis without jobs or health insurance.

Saratoga County Children’s Committee
This grant is to help support the Empty Stocking Project in 2021, which helps fill the needs and some gifts for children who may not otherwise receive gifts during the holiday season.

Saratoga Hospital and Saratoga Community Health Center (CHC)
This grant will support the purchase of X-ray equipment used to provide preventative care and/or as a diagnostic tool for every patient who receives dental care at Saratoga Community Health Center.

Saratoga Pride, an affiliate of the Capital District Gay Community Council
This funding will sustain and expand support for LGBTQ+ community members and allies, and to continue building visibility and connections with area businesses and other organizations.

Saratoga Senior Center
This funding will support Legacies for Life, an oral history project for seniors in Saratoga County. In partnership with Skidmore College, the project involves chronicling, documenting, and preserving stories of older adults’ lives, which can be passed down for generations.

Shelters of Saratoga
These funds will help SOS obtain COVID-19 supplies, including PPE, masks, gloves, and cleaning supplies, which are greatly needed to protect Saratoga’s homeless population.

SNACpack Program, Inc.
Funding will support the distribution of weekly bags of food to children who live with food insecurity in the Saratoga Springs School District.

Veterans and Community Housing Coalition
Grant funds will be used to provide food, PPE, and other essentials to homeless veterans and low-income families.

Wait House (Warren/Washington County Homeless Youth Coalition, Inc.)
Funding supports the youth Street Outreach and Safe Harbour Programs, which provide youth with backpacks filled with hygiene supplies, shoes, undergarments, and other items essential to healthy living.

Wilton Emergency Squad, Inc.
– Funding for upgraded technology to provide virtual lifesaving education programming and training to our community.

Wilton Food Pantry
Grant funding supports the Children’s Healthy Choice Breakfast / Lunch Program, which provides healthy food to children when schools are closed for vacation.
The Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund

phone: (518) 584-5844 (x) 2316
fax: (518) 580-0816
31 Church Street | Saratoga Springs, NY | 12866

The Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.