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CAP COM Cares Foundation Awards $100,000 among 20 Capital Region Nonprofits



ALBANY, N.Y. – CAP COM Federal Credit Union and its charitable giving arm, the CAP COM Cares Foundation, announced the winners of the CAP COM Cares Foundation Infrastructure Grant Initiative. $100,000 was awarded to 20 Capital Region nonprofit organizations at CAP COM Headquarters this morning, Tuesday, June 1. 

The CAP COM Cares Foundation had an original goal of dedicating $50,000 to help support the nonprofits’ missions, awarding ten organizations with a $5,000 grant, but after more than sixty applications were submitted, the Foundation’s Board of  Directors made the recommendation to award an additional ten grants and $50,000.

Remarks were made by CAP COM’s President and CEO, Chris McKenna, CAP COM’s Chief Relationship Officer Susan Fogarty, CAP COM’s Director of Community Engagement Becky Daniels, CAP COM’s Community Impact Manager Paige Rueckert and Jennifer Wuerz, Executive Director of Family & Child Services of Schenectady

The beneficiaries that received Infrastructure Grants included:

Albany Leadership Charter School
Albany NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)
Boys & Girls Club
Brightside Up Inc.
CAPTAIN Community Human Services
CEO (Commission on Economic Opportunity)
Crossroads Center for Children
Eden’s Rose Foundation
Habitat for Humanity
IPH (Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless)
MHANY (Mental Health Association in New York)
Northern Rivers
Rebuilding Together Saratoga County
Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York
Safe Inc. of Schenectady
SEAT Center (Social Enterprise And Training)
SiCM (Schenectady Inner City Mission)
The Charlton School
Veterans Community Housing Coalition
Wellspring

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