FUND Provides Nearly $500,000 in Grants for Lake Protection Priorities
Presents Leadership Awards to The Jefferson Project and Town of Queensbury
For Immediate Release
July 6, 2019
esiy [at] fundforlakegeorge.org (Eric Siy)
Executive Director, The FUND for Lake George
cnavitsky [at] lakegeorgewaterkeeper.org (Christ Navitsky)
Lake George Waterkeeper
|BOLTON LANDING, NY — The FUND for Lake George today presented nearly $500,000 in grants to seven organizations and municipalities to assist in their work to keep the Queen of American Lakes clear and clean. The grants were presented at The FUND’s Annual Meeting at The Sagamore Resort Conference Center in Bolton Landing. With these awards, The FUND has now invested more than $7 million in Lake-protection initiatives since 2013.
“The FUND for Lake George not only advocates for the protection of this priceless natural resource, we act, with direct investments to secure the Lake’s signature water quality,” said Executive Director Eric Siy. “We are grateful to our many donors who make these grants possible by trusting us to invest in initiatives that make a sustaining difference for the Lake and our Lake-based economy.”
This year’s grants included:
Also today, The FUND presented:
“This year’s award recipients exemplify a love of Lake George and a willingness to lead that is essential for the Lake’s long-term protection,” said Lake George Waterkeeper Chris Navitsky.
FUND Chairman Jeff Killeen added, “Drs. Kelly and Jackson, along with Queensbury Supervisor John Strough, have demonstrated the vision and leadership required to safeguard Lake George for generations to come.”
For more information on The FUND for Lake George, or to make a donation for the long-term future of the Queen of American Lakes, please visit fundforlakegeorge.org.
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