The Community Foundation for Livingston County was established to support and improve the public well-being and quality of life in Livingston County. As it kicks off its 25th year, supporters of the Foundation celebrate its dedication to the improvement of Livingston County.
The Community Foundation for Livingston County is a permanent community endowment established to improve the public well-being and quality of life in Livingston County by:
- Providing leadership in identifying and addressing community needs and opportunities
- Attracting and managing charitable gifts and bequests primarily in the form of permanent endowments
- Using the assets to make prudent and creative grants to address emerging community needs in a wide-range of charitable activities
Since 1991, the Community Foundation for Livingston County has awarded nearly $700,000 through more than 130 grants to support and improve the public well-being and quality of life in the areas of neighborhood and regional economic development, human services, the arts, civic affairs, education, health and the environment in Livingston County. Since its inception, the foundation has established 18 funds to recognize individuals and businesses in Livingston County, growing the foundation’s endowment and related funds to more than $1.1 million.
The Community Foundation for Livingston County is guided by an advisory committee of civic leaders who live or work in Livingston County and care deeply about the community. They are responsible for fund development efforts and serve as advisors for the grant applications that are submitted.
W. Rickard Scofield, Chair
Timothy H. Corrigan, Vice Chair
Michael A. Hall, Vice Chair
Doris C. Ostrander, Past Chair
Daniel E. Danosky
Gregory D. Clum
Robert W. Herbst
Frank J. Mancuso, Jr.
Michael J. Lay