Museum receives ACT grant

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE - The Adirondack Community Trust - Evergreen Fund has awarded a grant in the amount of $500 to the Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake.

The funds will be used in general support of the museum's ongoing work that includes exhibitions, programs, special events, and classes for schools, according to Sarah Lewin Director of Institutional Advancement.

The Adirondack Community Trust (ACT) is a community foundation working to build permanent and pass-through funds to help meet current and future charitable needs of the Adirondack region. ACT is structured so that donors can take full advantage of tax benefits either during their lifetime or through their estates. Funds are pooled for investment and grants are made annually according to donors' wishes.

ACT currently manages 200 different endowed and pass-through funds with assets of $23 million, and has made grants in excel of $10 million to benefit the Adirondack region and beyond.

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