• Adirondack Foundation works for today, tomorrow, and always.
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    Our Vision for Building Strong Communities Across the Adirondacks

    Focusing on our five “whole community” areas allows us to build charitable resources to meet the needs of our communities today, as well as unknown needs of tomorrow – putting us in a position to accelerate philanthropy in the Adirondacks with clear vision and leverage. Our Strong Community Framework - the first-ever philanthropic vision for the Adirondack region - guides our approach to investing in promising opportunities, addressing critical challenges through Generous Acts and hundreds of other funds, and uniting people, institutions, and resources to produce widely shared lasting results through strategic initiatives like our Adirondack Birth to Three Alliance. 

    See Our Strong Community Framework Here


  • Collaborating for Good Across the Adirondacks

    Community foundations are unique for the role they play in inspiring place-based philanthropy in the region they serve and acting as cornerstones for good through collaboration and partnerships. We are proud to play this role for the Adirondack region – to serve as the connective tissue between people and the causes they care about, nonprofit organizations and the communities they serve, and fellow funders and shared priorities. Learn more about our impact and see an example in action from the Adirondack Birth To Three Alliance in the video below...


  • Read Our Publications

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    2023 Annual Report

    Adirondack Foundation is at a pivotal moment in our evolution, becoming more strategic and proactive in our work to improve the lives of our neighbors. Read about what drives our momentum in our latest annual report, and see other publications here:

    See all of our Publications

    Our Latest News

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    Adirondack Foundation announces 2024 Generous Acts grant recipients

    Adirondack Foundation this year awarded nearly $800,000 in Generous Acts grants to meet pressing needs and drive positive change in local communities across the region.

    Read Other Press Releases Here


Connecting people, ideas, and resources to improve lives and expand opportunities throughout the Adirondack region.