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Scholarships & Awards
$80,000+ of Educational Support
Each spring, we grant nearly 40 scholarships and awards, valued at more than $80,000, to young adults and educators.
KEY 2022 DATES
- April 30: Application deadline.
- May: Judges review applications.
- May 31 or before: Winners will be notified.
Coats for Kids
Each year, we provide warm winter coats to growing children – from toddlers to active 5-year-olds. As part of an annual tradition, our volunteers delivered 235 coats to schools for kids in need in 2021.
Kids start school in style AND with a backpack full of supplies! In August 2021, we filled and delivered a record number of backpacks for more than 3,000 Capital Region children. Each backpack contained supplies so each child can embrace learning to the fullest, while doing it in style!
We help teens learn to budget when we partner with local schools to host financial Reality Fairs. Each interactive event provides real-life exercises, equipping future generations to understand and manage their finances.
Each year, volunteers from CAP COM assemble and deliver hundreds of Thanksgiving meals, equipped with 20-pound turkeys and fresh baked pies, to local organizations and schools who help families in need. In 2021, more than 80 volunteers provided families from 20+ local partners with a record 600 meals. We partnered with Price Chopper/Market 32, which helped us secure frozen turkeys weighing a total of 5,499 pounds.
We spread cheer for all to hear! Our CAP COM carolers love the holidays so much, they share their singing talents for a magical evening with the families at Marillac Family Shelter in Albany. And, each December we adopt individuals and families in need to make their holidays a little brighter.
The CAP COM Cares Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Tax ID #54-2071140. Your contribution may be tax deductible. Seek advice from a tax advisor for tax deductibility.