We congratulate Farmstead Arts, the recipient of our first Rising Stars grant of $5000. Located in Basking Ridge, the center offers year-round concerts, theater performances, art exhibitions, and special events for the local community.
Member Virginia Brennan nominated Farmstead Arts.
We thank our members who took the time to nominate a small nonprofit they admired. There were eight wonderful finalists. Read about all of them at Rising Stars.
Nominations for Rising Stars 2021 will open in the fall. For questions, email Rising Stars.
Picture Caption: The 2020 Grant Operations Team gathered for Orientation Participating in the session were (front, left to right): Pat Rochkind, Lisa Pollak, Louise Murray, Lee Bashe, Victoria Herzberg, Kristin Stuek; (back,left to right)): Bonnie Gardner, Karen Yutsus, Anneke Demarest. Not pictured are Colleen Bondy, Anne Yardley and Betty Hutcheon.
The 2020 Impact 100 Garden State Grant Committees are fully engaged in reviewing 53 applications from nonprofit organizations serving populations in Morris, Sussex, Union, Passaic and/or Somerset Counties.
Sixty eight (68) Impact 100 GS members are participating in the grant process which includes review of applications, selection of semi-finalists for possible site visits and then selection of finalist candidates.
Finalists will present and be voted on by all members at the Annual Awards Meeting on June 17, 2020.