Groundbreaking for LGBT Network in Patchogue
Calamus Foundation Awards $1 Million for LGBT Elder Housing
Long Island’s LGBT Network and U.S. Green Building Council-Long Island Chapter held a groundbreaking Friday for an 18,000-square-foot eco-friendly community center in Patchogue.
The LGBT Network received a $500,000 New York State Regional Economic Development Council Award and a $500,000 matching capital grant from the Calamus Foundation to create this new 18,000 square-foot facility, the network’s fifth location.
Point Foundation Announces 36 New Higher Education Scholarships
Making a major investment to advance anti-discrimination protections for the growing number of older LGBT Americans, The Calamus Foundation of New York has awarded SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) $1 million to expand its national LGBT Elder Housing Initiative, launched in early 2015 to combat widespread discrimination against LGBT older adults in senior housing.
The Center Annual Dinner
Current Named Scholarships generously being supported are Allan Gilmour & Eric Jirgens, Calamus Foundation, Estee Lauder Companies, HBO, HSBC (four scholarships), Janssen Therapeutic (three scholarships)...
Older Gay Men and Lesbians Get a Drop-In Center of Their Own
The Calamus Foundation was honored with the Community Impact Award in recognition of the support the organization provides to the LGBT community.
The renovation cost $1.8 million. Financing came principally from New York City, the Calamus Foundation and the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. The architect was Eric R. Cohen of Ethelind Coblin Architect.