·         Adirondacks

o   Improving local culture. 

§  Museums

·         Adirondack Museum

·         Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks

·         Winter Olympic Museum

§  Art Institutions

·         Saranac Lake Young Artists Association

§  Theaters and theater companies

·         Pendragon Theater

·         Bluseed Studios

§  Dance, music, opera, etc.

·         Lake Placid Center for the Arts

·         Lake Placid Institute

·         Lake Placid Sinfonietta

§  Libraries

·         Saranac Lake Free Library

§  Observatories

·         Adirondack Public Observatory

§  Public media

·         North Country Public Radio

o   Protecting the environment

§  Protecting lands and wildlife

·         Adirondack Nature Conservancy

·         Adirondack Land Trust

·         Wildlife Conservation Society

·         Open Space Institute

§  Improving and strengthening the regulatory, legal, and tax structures that contribute to environmental protection

·         Adirondack Council

·         Adirondack Mountain Club

·         AdkAction.org

·         NY League of Conservation Voters

·         Environmental Advocates of New York

§  Academic institutions with environmental programs

·         Adirondack Watershed Institute at Paul Smith’s

·         Biodiversity Research Institute Adirondack Loon Program

o   Creating livable communities

§  Local amenities (sports facilities, civic centers, concert halls, ski areas, pools, etc.)

·         TheARTA.org

·         Rails to Trails Conservancy

·         Friends of Mt. Pisgah

·         Adirondack Carousel

·         Saranac Lake Youth Center

·         Parks and Trails NY

·          Judith G Safehome

·         Saranac Lake Civic Center

§  Entrepreneurial and economic stimulus

·         Adirondack North Country Association

§  Sustainable and environmentally sound outdoor recreation facilities

·         River Corridor Commission of Saranac Lake

·         Saranac Lake Rotary/Dewey Mountain

§  Healthcare and related facilities

·         Adirondack Medical Center

·         Creative Healing Connections

·         North Country Life Flight

·         Samaritan Family Counseling Center

·         Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association

·         High Peaks Hospice

§  Architectural protections and municipal improvements

·         Brighton Town Hall Fund

·         Historic Saranac Lake

·         Saranac Lake Village Improvement Society

·         Great Camp Sagamore

§  Aiding the disadvantaged

·         Regional Food Bank of Northern NY

·         Adirondack Community Trust Relief Fund

o   Educational and outreach programs

§  Environmental publications

·         Adirondack Explorer Fund

§   Local schools and colleges

·         Paul Smith's College

·         North Country Community College

·         Outside the Adirondacks. 

o   Protecting civil liberties

§  Reversing intrusive and threatening government actions

·         Bill of Rights Defense Committee

·         No More Guantanamo’s

·         Center for Constitutional Rights

·         ACLU Foundation

·         All Hands

§  Protecting intellectual property and individual privacy rights

·         Electronic Frontier Foundation

o   General support of the arts and education

§  Metropolitan Opera Guild

§  Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

§  Metropolitan Museum of Art

§  Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum

§  American Ballet Theatre

§  Fairfield University

§  New York City Ballet

o   Broad humanitarian support: health, disaster relief, education

§  All Hands Volunteers

§  Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

§  Prep for Prep