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GLOBALFOUNDRIES-Town of Malta Foundation Awards 2020 Grants



The GLOBALFOUNDRIES-Town of Malta Foundation today presented its 2020 slate of 31 grants totaling $142,964 benefiting local organizations and community projects. These grants are in addition to the $50,000 grant provided in March of this year to the Town of Malta to provide local individuals and families with grocery store gift cards. With this additional round of grants, the Foundation formed by GLOBALFOUNDRIES and the Town of Malta has placed more than $1.4 million into service in the Malta community since 2011.

The 2020 Malta grant awards were presented today during a virtual program. The Foundation Board and organization representatives were present to celebrate funding the following projects and programs: 

  • AIM Services, Inc.: $5,000 for an accessible swing set in Malta

  • Association to Preserve, Protect, Plan Round Lake (AP3): $750 for musicians of Malta concert series

  • Association to Preserve, Protect, Plan Round Lake (AP3): $833 for a story time concert at the Round Lake Auditorium

  • Ballston Spa High School – Outdoor Club: $5,000 for “Burn Fat not Oil! – Bicycling Campaign and Equipment” – Mountain bikes and associated equipment for Outdoor Club activities

  • Ballston Spa Jr. Baseball League: $5,000 for safety nets for the baseball field

  • Beyond My Battle: $1,000 for virtual stress management workshop for local caregivers

  • Chango Elementary School: $10,000 for interactive whiteboards for virtual learning on-site and remote learning

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension Saratoga County: $2,500 for pollinator and butterfly at the Malta Ecological Park

  • Girls on The Run Capital Region: $1,620 for a Girls on the Run (GOTR) team site at the Malta YMCA

  • Gordon Creek Elementary School PTA: $2,500 for a visiting author pick a reading partner program

  • Habitat for Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties: $3,000 for a project to update the flooring for Captain’s Youth Shelter

  • Malta Avenue Elementary School PTA: $2,000 for children’s automaton vehicle engineering crates from Kiwi Kit

  • Malta Avenue Elementary School PTA: $2,956 for books for “Pick a Reading Partner” (PARP) Program

  • Malta Senior Citizens Inc.: $5,500 for cultural outings & luncheon events

  • Malta Sunrise Rotary Club: $1,000 for Masks for Malta “stop the virus program”

  • Malta Stillwater EMS: $16,500 for the purchase of airway management – ventilator

  • Miss Scotties Softball: $5,000 for new field 1 dugout roofs

  • Pitney Meadows Community Farm: $5,000 for farmers markets in Malta

  • Rebuilding Together Saratoga County: $10,000 for critical home repairs for low-income homeowners in the Town of Malta

  • Round Lake/Malta Youth Baseball Inc.: $5,000 for replacement of backstop & fence on old baseball field

  • Roundabout Runners Club: $7,500 for Luther Forest Tech Campus 100 acre wood trail updates and maintenance

  • Rugrunners Robotics Inc.: $5,000 for robotic kits for the FIRST Robotics, Team 20, Shenendehowa High School Robotics Team

  • Rugrunners Inc.: $4,766 for equipment and supplies to compete in FIRST®️ LEGO®️  League (FLL) competition

  • Saratoga Bridges: $11,852 for roof replacement project in the Malta Avenue home

  • Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership: $5,000 for Malta works winter small business support

  • Shenendehowa High School East: $2,187 for Epson SureColor P900 17” Photo Printer

  • St. Peter Lutheran Church: $5,000 for the Malta food pantry 

  • Town of Malta: $1,500 for winter care package

  • Town of Malta Parks, Recreation & Human Services: $2,500 for the Explore the Outdoors events

  • Town of Malta Safety Advisory Committee: $2,500 for LED lights for bicycle/pedestrian safety program

  • United Way of the Greater Capital Region: $5,000 for summer meals in Malta

Each year, the GLOBALFOUNDRIES-Town of Malta Foundation looks for projects that are creative, innovative, and inclusive in their scope and opportunities that will provide the maximum amount of benefit to the local Malta community. The Foundation’s history of giving includes: 

  • 2011: $37,500 to 13 local organizations

  • 2012: $60,000 to 23 local organizations

  • 2013: $164,000 to 38 local organizations

  • 2014: $172,915 to 43 local organizations

  • 2015: $160,853 to 39 local organizations

  • 2016: $146,583 to 35 local organizations

  • 2017: $159,000 to 38 local organizations

  • 2018: $165,500 to 39 local organizations

  • 2019: $160,437 to 41 local organizations

Information on the 2021 grant application process will be available on the Foundation website in August 2021 -  https://sites.google.com/site/gfmaltafoundationorg/home. Please continue to check that site for more information.

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