Galvan Foundation announces first grants
Jul 09, 2012 10:00 pm
The Galvan Foundation announced Mon., July 9, the recipients of the foundation's first round of grant-making, at the consolidated firehouse on 7th St. in Hudson. The announcement was made by Galvan Executive Director Tom Swope and Rick Scalera, Special Advisor to the foundation. Funding was committed to 16 groups or organizations that provide services to the Hudson community. Among the recipients: Perfect 10, for continued support of programs for at-risk girls; Time & Space Limited, for general support of its year-round youth programs; Operation Unite, in support of a school arts programs; the Hudson City School District for the purchase of musical instruments and supplies; and the Columbia-Greene Hospital Foundation, to establish a comprehensive art therapy program for local children who are the victims of abuse and extreme neglect. The Galvan Foundation was founded by T. Eric Galloway and Henry van Ameringen, and it began operations in January 2012. Galvan makes single-year grants in the range of $5,000 to $50,000.