Mattern Charitable Fund Awards Two Grants to Walton Area
The Paul G. and Miriam B. Mattern Fund; created in 2012 to honor the lives and volunteer activities of Paul and Miriam Mattern, awarded two grants this Spring in a competitive process reviewed by local volunteers.
- $4,000 to the Village of Walton for operating support for the Summer Recreation Program.
- $1,000 to Music on the Delaware for a music enrichment workshop for elementary school students.
The Fund continues to welcome proposals, from qualified non-profit 501c.3 organizations, that will support projects that enrich the cultural life and/or the social well-being in its broadest sense, of the residents of the village and township of Walton, New York. Matching grants are encouraged. Grants will be awarded from $500 to $5,000 again in Spring 2015. Application guidelines can be found on the Community Foundation website at: http://donorswhocare.org/mattern/.
The Community Foundation for South Central New York, a nonprofit organization founded in 1997 and headquartered in Johnson City, encourages and facilitates philanthropy throughout the region by managing funds within the Foundation’s endowment that are established by donors to achieve specific charitable goals. From these funds, the Foundation has awarded over $8 million in grants to the area’s nonprofits to help address community concerns and improve the quality of life in the region. The Community Foundation serves donors and nonprofits in five New York counties: Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Tioga. More information about the Foundation can be found on its website at www.donorswhocare.org.