Robert Damoth passed away last year at the age of 76, and his passing created not much of a stir in the tiny village of Cranberry Lake.
But the Adirondack Community Trust has now announced that Mr. Damoth left the community $2.5 million dollars.
Adirondack Community Trust Executive Director Cali Brooks and I were on the road yesterday, visiting friends of the station and ACT in the Essex area and in Lake Placid.
We had a great lunch with Peter Paine, complete with a regional history lesson,...
Dec 17, 2008 — During hard economic times, many nonprofit organizations face a double challenge. A weak economy often means decreasing revenue, but increasing demand for services. Cali Brooks directs the community foundation serving the Adirondacks. Go to full article
Jul 12, 2007 — Adirondack Community Trust, or ACT, and the Bruce L. Crary Foundation have reached a milestone in Adirondack philanthropy by merging the two community institutions. ACT, in Lake Placid, manages endowment funds, including NCPR's Adirondack News Bureau Fund. The Crary Foundation has been awarding college scholarships to North Country students for over 35 years. It will continue to be based in Elizabethtown with its existing staff. Todd Moe spoke with ACT Executive Director Cali Brooks about the merger. Go to full article