News

Press Release 2018

10/04/2018

The Directors of the Frost Memorial Fund are proud to announce that as of May 2018, the fund has awarded over $2,250,000.00 in grants to civic and charitable organizations in Rhinebeck, much of this in matching grants.  The organizations who have benefitted from the forward thinking and planning of Benson R. Frost, Jr. and Barbara Frost are:

  • Burger Hill Committee
  • CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
  • Church of the Messiah & food pantry
  • Chancellor Livingston Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
  • Culture Connect (formerly Young Rhinebeck)
  • Dutchess County Agricultural Society
  • Ferncliff Forest
  • First Baptist Church
  • Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Grace Bible Fellowship Church
  • Hudson Valley Community Productions (Sinterklaas)
  • Morton Memorial Library
  • Museum of Rhinebeck History
  • Northern Dutchess Daycare Center
  • Northern Dutchess Hospital
  • Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra
  • Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
  • PANDA-TV
  • PANT
  • Porchfest
  • Quitman Resource Center for Preservation
  • Ramapo for Children
  • Reformed Church of Rhinebeck & food pantry
  • Rhinebeck at Home
  • Rhinebeck Boy Scout Troop 128
  • Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society
  • Rhinebeck Crew
  • Rhinebeck Historical Society
  • Rhinebeck Little League
  • Rhinebeck Park Fund (Thompson-Mazzarella Park)
  • Rhinebeck-Rheinbach Exchange
  • Rhinebeck Science Foundation
  • Rhinebeck Soccer League
  • Rhinebeck United Methodist Church
  • Rhinecliff Fire District
  • Russell Refuge, Inc.
  • St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Wurtemburg
  • Southlands Foundation
  • Starr Library
  • Third Evangelical Church
  • Town of Rhinebeck
  • Upstate Films
  • Village of Rhinebeck
  • Wilderstein Historic Site
  • Winnakee Land Trust

The Frost Memorial Fund was created by the late Barbara V. and Benson R. Frost, Jr. It was their intention to provide support for civic and charitable endeavors, primarily in the Village and Town of Rhinebeck, through grants to eligible public charities organized and operated exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes. Barbara and Benson Frost spent a great part of their lives saving and preparing to leave their estates for the benefit of the community they loved. The Directors are proud to carry out this mission and encourage others to join in the spirit of helping our local organizations realize their full potential.

 

 

Fund Distributions Pass $1,000,000 Mark

06/18/2014

The Board of Directors of the Frost Memorial Fund is proud to announce that in 2013 it awarded $309,162.00 to civic and charitable organizations in Rhinebeck, much of this in matching grants. Since 2009, the Fund has distributed more than $1,000,000 for the benefit of the following organizations:

CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck

Church of the Messiah

Chancellor Livingston Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

Dutchess County Agricultural Society

Ferncliff Forest

First Baptist Church

Good Shepherd Church

Grace Bible Fellowship Church

Hudson Valley Community Productions (Sinterklaas)

Morton Memorial Library

Northern Dutchess Daycare Center

Northern Dutchess Hospital

Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra

Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome

Quitman Resource Center for Preservation

Reformed Church of Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society

Rhinebeck Historical Society

Rhinebeck-Rheinbach Exchange

Rhinebeck Soccer League

Rhinebeck United Methodist Church

Rhinecliff Fire District

Russell Refuge, Inc.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Wurtemburg

Southlands Foundation

Starr Library

Third Evangelical Church

Town of Rhinebeck

Upstate Films

Village of Rhinebeck

Wilderstein Historic Site

Winnakee Land Trust

Young Rhinebeck

The Frost Memorial Fund was created by the late Barbara V. and Benson R. Frost, Jr. It was their intention to provide support for civic and charitable endeavors, primarily in the Village and Town of Rhinebeck, through grants to eligible public charities organized and operated exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes. Barbara and Benson Frost spent a great part of their lives saving and preparing to leave their estates for the benefit of the community they loved. The Board of Directors is proud to carry out this mission and encourages others to join in the spirit of helping our local organizations realize their full potential.