The need for suitable housing in Nassau County prompted us to make a connection which resulted in a substantial gift from the Delores Barr Weaver Legacy Fund to Nassau Habitat for Humanity. The gift allowed NHFH to purchase land and build six townhomes for those in need.
As the iconic A.L. Lewis Museum approached its fifth anniversary, we worked together to develop an updated website and social media presence for a large-scale planned event, to bring attention to this remarkable piece of history.
Funding for the Nassau County Council on Aging has provided compassionate care and programming for seniors, caregivers and families as they navigate dementia, adult day care, caregiver stress and other experiences.
Each year, Arts Alive Nassau provides free and low-cost music and arts instruction to close to 600 students in Nassau County. With support from The Community Foundation, the nonprofit embarked on a strategic planning process, bolstering its approach and impact.
$1,000 Start-Ups is an entrepreneurship, financial management and life skills program offered at no cost to local entrepreneurs. Funding from The Community Foundation helps to put the dream of entrepreneurship within reach with training for traditionally marginalized communities.
Barnabas connects people, help and hope in Nassau County. A grant from The Community Foundation made it possible to expand its Food for Families mobile pantry distribution to serve an additional 1,500 families, specifically Hispanic and African-American individuals.