P.O. Box 96,  Eden, NY 14057

Private Giving for the Public Good

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."

~ Winston Churchill


~ Our Foundation
~ Our Community

The Eden Community Foundation, Inc. is a community supported foundation established to strengthen and improve the quality of life in the Town of Eden, NY.  It fulfills its mission by encouraging private giving for the public good and providing resources for a broad range of existing and future community needs.


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Fall Grant Cycle: Applications Due October 1st

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Foundation Fund...

Supporting community initiatives that benefit all our residents and add to the beauty of our Town of Eden, NY.  The grants that are made through your generous donations are touching countless lives in various ways. It’s important work that is growing as our community grows and changes. It’s work that can only continue with your ongoing support.

Putting Your Ideas Into Action
in Eden, NY Since 1999

Dollar amount Awarded Since 1999

Number of Projects Since 1999

Main Street Grant

   Some of the vibrant flowers nurtured for use in planters and hanging baskets along Main Street.               

Cultivate Eden

The Foundation funded new benches, planters and hanging baskets along Main Street in 2019. Foundation volunteers also repainted the bridge over Ryther Creek. 

Green Street Beautification

Green Street beautification work in 2021 by residents, the Eden Garden Study Club and the Foundation was recognized by Supervisor Hartman.    

Scout Troop #603

Scouts of Troop #603 show off their new tents for all-season camping funded by the Foundation.

Pedal Party

Residents and visitors to Eden enjoy the ride - - funded by the Foundation in 2018.

More about the Eden Community Foundation

The Foundation was established in 1999.

We’re celebrating our 25th Anniversary and plan to commemorate this milestone by awarding substantial grants to support one or more major projects!

Our members and volunteers are dedicated to our mission of improving the quality of life in our community.

Board of Directors

Executive Board:

President: Robert Penna

Vice President: Ed Bugenhagen

Secretary: Molly McLaughlin

Treasure: Gary Eye

Board Members:

John Henrich

Pam Henrich

Kristin Kent

Kate McShea

Linda Pace

Allan Silver

Holly Tredo

Allison Romanowski

Terry Zittel

Directors Emeritus:

Susan Cardamone

Linda Meyer

Richard Minekime

Gary Neureuter

Yvette O’Brien

Robert Stickney


Eden Community Foundation, Inc.

PO Box 96, Eden, NY  14057


Private Giving for the Public Good

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