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Press Release: Nonprofits Establish Funds with Community Foundation

Nonprofits Establish Funds with Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan

The following nonprofit agencies have established a nonprofit Agency Endowment Fund within the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan to serve as a permanent endowment for their programs and operations:
·        Occupations, Inc.
·        Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands
·        INSPIRE – Bill Devitt’s Dream for Inspire Fund
·        YWCA Orange County
The Community Foundation helps individuals, businesses and organizations establish permanent charitable funds that award grants and scholarships forever.  More than 120 charitable funds, created since 2000, have awarded over $6.4 million in grants in the areas of land preservation, education, health & human services, youth development, the arts and culture.  To learn more about the Community Foundation or how to establish a charitable fund, call the Community Foundation at 845-769-9393 or email Karen VanHouten Minogue at

Upcoming Events

Volunteer and President’s Circle Member Recognition Event @ West Hills Country Club
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm


President’s Circle and Volunteer Appreciation

Cocktail Reception

Thursday, February 11, 2016

(Snow date: Thursday, February 18)

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

West Hills Country Club

Hors d’oeuvres and food stations

Complimentary wine, beer and soda

Please bring a guest. RSVP by February 1st with names and contact information of attendees, including

e-mail addresses and phone numbers to or (845) 769-9393.