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We Support Children

A cornerstone of our Foundation’s philosophy is to contribute to the betterment of children and their families in our giving communities. From combating child hunger and expanding access to healthcare,

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We Support the Arts

Charles R. Wood was a great collector of fine art, acquiring important paintings, sculptures, and antiques from all over the world. It was one of Charley’s passions, outside of work.

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We Support Healthcare

One of the three cornerstones of our mission, at The Charles R. Wood Foundation, is funding local healthcare initiatives and projects. Charley felt very strongly about bolstering the availability of healthcare.

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About the Foundation

The Charles R. Wood Foundation was founded in 1978 with its mission to provide assistance to areas of special need in the Lake George Region and surrounding areas. Not-for-profit organizations with an emphasis on programs for children, healthcare and the arts are the beneficiaries of Mr. Wood’s generosity. A Board of Trustees oversees the Foundation with a goal to preserve the mission established by Charles R. Wood.

Charles R. Wood Foundation
Board of Trustees

Seated (L to R): Barbara Wood Wages,
Josie Beckos Wood,
Charlene Wood

Standing: Dennis Phillips, Heather Ward,
Chelsea Hoopes Silver, Dean Beckos,
Shirley Myott, Barbara Beckos,
Michael Della Bella, Page Wages

Charles R. Wood Foundation
Board Members
  • Barbara Beckos
  • Dean Beckos
  • Michael Della Bella
  • Charlene Wood
  • Shirley Myott
  • Dennis Phillips
  • Chelsea Hoopes Silver
  • Barbara Wood Wages
  • Page Wages
  • Heather Ward
  • Josie Beckos Wood

Latest News

10 Jun
Charles R. Wood Foundation Extends 2014 Grant Application Deadline

The Charles R. Wood Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from IRS approved 501(c)3 organizations …More

10 Feb
2014 Grant Application Deadlines

The Charles R. Wood Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from IRS approved 501(c)3 organizations …More

13 Nov
The Charles R. Wood Foundation Announces the Retirement of Georgia Beckos-Wood

After more than three decades of service, Georgia “Josie” Beckos-Wood has announced that she will …More

Regions We Support

Saratoga County

We support the following causes & organizations in Saratoga County.

  • Saratoga Automobile Museum
  • Saratoga Care
  • Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council
  • Saratoga Hospital
  • Saratoga Rowing Association
  • Saratoga Performing Arts Center
  • Saratoga Shakespeare Company
  • Shelters of Saratoga
  • YMCA Saratoga County
  • The Children's Museum of Saratoga
  • Civic Center of Moreau

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New York's Capital District Area

We support the following causes & organizations throughout the greater Capital District

  • Albany Medical Center Hospital
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Catholic Charities - Diocese of Albany
  • Community Hospice
  • Community Maternity Service
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Haynes House of Hope
  • Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
  • New York State Sheriff Department
  • Open Door Soup Kitchen
  • Glens Falls Symphony
  • Glens Falls YMCA
  • Saint Anne Institute
  • Salvation Army National Corp
  • St. Joseph's House of Gracet
  • To Life Inc.

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Warren & Washington Counties

We support the following causes & organizations in Warren & Washington Counties

  • Adirondack Community College Foundation, Inc.
  • Adirondack Community Trust
  • Adirondack Historical Association
  • Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
  • Agricultural Stewardship Association
  • Adirondack Tri-County Health Care Center, Inc.
  • Glens Falls Area Youth Center
  • Glens Falls Hospital
  • Glens Falls Little League Baseball
  • Glens Falls Salvation Army
  • Glens Falls Symphony
  • Glens Falls YMCA
  • Lake George Art's Project
  • Lake George Emergency Squad
  • Lake George Fire Department
  • Lake George Opera

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