FLX Provides builds consciousness and assist for non earnings. In 2020, almost $160,000 was raised by way of 1,282 donors benefiting over 80 native nonprofits.
FLXGives, an initiative of the Group Basis of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes Inc., is a 24-hour on-line celebration of the Finger Lakes area. It connects beneficiant neighborhood members with the causes they care most about. It’s a day to have fun all that the Finger Lakes are and the crucial position nonprofits play in making our neighborhood nice.
FLXGives helps construct consciousness and assist for nonprofits like nothing else. In 2020, almost $160,000 was raised by way of 1,282 donors benefiting over 80 native nonprofits.
This yr’s giving day can be held from 6 p.m. Nov. 11 to six p.m. Nov. 12. Nonprofits can have the chance to win money prizes, attain new donors, and interact present donors in thrilling methods throughout FLXGives.
Native Nonprofits taking half in FLX Provides
Discover the organizations under at https://www.flxgives.org and donate on-line Nov. 11-12.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County
Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) continues to be very important to the cultural and financial well-being of our area. From what we eat and drink to how we use our pure, monetary, and private sources, Cornell Cooperative Extension touches the lives of adults and kids all through Yates County. Right here is how your assist may help:
$50 Agriculture and Gardening Publications [One Year] CCE Yates supplies print editions of Gardening Issues 4 occasions a yr and 15 problems with Yates Farm Replace throughout the rising season.
$20 Free Agriculture Gear Rental. Cooperative Extension supplies stress cooking calibration gear, grape juice making calibration gear, soil testing rods.
$10 Small Livestock Fecal Testing Station. Cooperative Extension has a station with microscope, slides, water bottles, cleansing provides, gloves to check sheep and goats for intestinal parasites. Session with an agriculture educator is offered.
4-H / Youth Programming
$50 4-H Weekend Boredom Buster Package. Every package has 5 hands-on tasks for youth and households, which embrace: arts/crafts, STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering, Math], cooking, agriculture, nature, civic engagement. 5 kits for 100 households in 2021.
$25 4-H Awards [5 ribbons and 2 rosettes] for excellence in County Honest reveals and State Honest reveals.
$25 4-H Youth Leisure Gear. CCE Yates 4-H supplies varied gear for youth actions, together with fishing poles [youth fishing derby], archery gear, taking pictures sports activities gear [air rifles, muzzleloaders, targets, ammunition].
$20 Interactive Youth Workshops at Native Libraries. CCE Yates supplies varied actions [5-10] together with cooking, gardening, arts & crafts, and STEM.
$10 Printing of Instructional Supplies from CCE Web site underwriting. CCE Yates supplies on-line sources entry to Plain Group members [10-30] by printing out reviews, newsletters, and registration kinds for workshops and tailgate [on-farm meetings].
$10 Transportable Stitching machine  cleansing, oiling, upkeep, and rental. Used for 4-H Stitching Camp and youth home-based tasks.
$10 Youth Summer time Enjoyable Package. Every youth [30+] acquired a tote bag, with a Yates County Hike & Bike Information, a Yates CCE Summer time Enjoyable Information [puzzles, coloring, waterfalls scavenger hunt], 4-H pencil, invasive species stickers
$10 Group Service Undertaking Supplies. 4-H youth have created fleece tie blankets for the needy within the winter, pet beds and pet toys for the Humane Society, and Valentine’s Day playing cards for seniors on the Homestead and the Manor nursing houses.
$30 Dangerous Algal Bloom Shoreline Monitoring Package. Native volunteers [40+] are supplied with an educational information binder, maps of Keuka Lake shoreline zone, bottles for assortment of water samples, labels, thermometers, zip lock baggage [for plant sampling], waterproof sharpie pen, and a tote bag.
$30 Conservation Area Day Prize Pack. One youngster from every faculty district  is awarded a one-year subscription to Conservationist journal, as a prize for one of the best poster on what [s]he realized on the annual occasion of Yates Soil and Water and Cooperative Extension. Every classroom receives a useful resource e-book on fish species and/or invasive species within the Finger Lakes.
$20 Creation of Instructional Movies on social media. Pure Assets and Communication employees create movies, blogs, brochures, and slide reveals on invasive species, CCE tasks, coaching on how one can volunteer to watch and establish invasive species.
$5 Conservation Area Day Goody Bag. Each sixth-grade youngster from Penn Yan, Dundee, and Prattsburgh faculty districts [150-200] receives a tote bag, a coloring e-book on native fishing, instructional booklet on careers in agriculture from the Yates County Farm Bureau, a Hike & Bike Information, a water bottle from CCE, a 4-H pencil and stickers and momentary tattoos on invasive species.
The packages assist to construct a stronger neighborhood in addition to contributing to the success of people and households. CCE Yates County is a 501©3 not-for-profit, instructional establishment, and your present is important to its ongoing success.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator acknowledged for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and People with Disabilities and supplies equal program and employment alternatives
The Dundee Library serves the residents of the Dundee Faculty District and is a member of the Southern Tier Library System. They just lately accomplished a undertaking that expanded the youngsters’s room, created a teen room and added neighborhood assembly area. The unique constructing opened in 1920 and additions have been accomplished in 1977, 1993 and 2020. The subsequent undertaking for the Library, to be accomplished in 2022, will embrace:
- new furnaces
- new storm home windows
- new entrance steps
- energy-efficient lighting
- an emergency generator to maintain the W-Fi going when there’s a energy outage.
Nameless Matches for Emergency Generator
An nameless donor will match as much as $1500 of donations for the emergency generator to be put in on the library. The whole quantity wanted to be raised for the generator is $5,000.
Finger Lakes Museum
The Finger Lakes Museum (FLM) has been in existence since 2009. The mission of the FLM is to encourage appreciation and have fun the cultures and ecology of the huge Finger Lakes. Centrally situated within the Finger Lakes area, within the hamlet of Branchport, on the northwest fork of Keuka Lake, the FLM’s 29-acre web site encompasses a 16-acre wetland/protect — often known as the Townsend-Grady Wildlife Protect — and a 13-acre Campus that features a 17,000-square-foot constructing at the moment below phased renovation. The FLM lives its mission by providing high quality out of doors packages, whereas working to boost capital to construct an exhibit corridor and neighborhood heart. There isn’t a different place within the Finger Lakes area that tells the story of all the area, and likewise educates and evokes appreciation of the varied ecology of this huge space.
Pennsylvania Yankee Theatre Firm – PYTCo.
The Pennsylvania Yankee Theatre Firm (PYTCo.) is a not-for-profit company ruled by a volunteer/giving Board of Administrators. Its main objective is to offer the neighborhood of Yates County and its 60 miles radius with quite a lot of theatre performances and technical/production- associated actions.
Traditionally, productions have been financed by ticket gross sales, patron drives, and personal donations. Nonetheless, because the acquisition of the Sampson Theatre Constructing, extra sources, corresponding to grants, neighborhood fundraising, profit performances by native artists, and donor drives have been developed to extend income.
In-built 1910 and situated at 130 E. Elm St. within the village of Penn Yan, the Sampson was the middle of leisure for the neighborhood for 20 years, presenting stage performances, silent “sparkles,” faculty performs and graduations, audio system, and varied touring reveals. Nonetheless, with the appearance of movement photos and the erection of a contemporary film theatre throughout city, the Sampson grew to become disused and was bought. Within the a long time that adopted, the Sampson handed by way of quite a few house owners who used the constructing for non-theatre associated operations, and it will definitely fell into disrepair. In 2004, PYTCo. was gifted the Sampson Theatre by the Trombley household.
The group is at the moment working to revitalize the historic Sampson Theatre and return it to it is former superb state. With a complete projected price of $8 million, the board acknowledges varied milestone steps to fulfill the final word aim and are at the moment working to leverage their just lately awarded $1 million grant by way of the New York State Downtown Revitalization Initiative program.
Different organizations with out profiles may also profit from FLX Provides
Finger Lakes Boating Museum in Hammondsport
Dwelling Properly Mission in Penn Yan
Yates County Historical past Middle in Penn Yan
The Group Basis of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes evokes philanthropy to make lives higher. Our grants and scholarships assist the individuals of Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Yates counties within the Southern Tier of New York State. Group Basis of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc. helps people, households, corporations and organizations to put money into the way forward for the Southern Tier neighborhood and its individuals. Shaped as a public charity, we award grants to non-profit organizations whose packages make a constructive influence on the wants and points that face our neighborhood.