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James J. McCann Charitable Trust

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Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts, education, health, children and social services, sports associations, and Christian agencies and churches.


Established in 1967; The foundation was established in 1967, the trust in 1969. They function as a single combined entity - The charitable trust and the foundation are separate legal entities. The bulk of the assets are held in the charitable trust. Although the initial foundation was established in 1967, it did not receive funds until 1968 and made its first grant in 1969. Its first full year of operation was 1970. In 1979, the foundation's policy of making most grants to the general Poughkeepsie area was extended indefinitely to the Dutchess County area.


James J. McCann Charitable Trust

Independent foundation




35 Market St. Poughkeepsie, NY United States 12601-3214

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