Tioga Downs owner Jeff Gural is presenting over a half million dollars to 37 local organizations ranging from churches to animal shelters.

WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo


The award from the Tioga Downs Regional Community Foundation is the second of two half-million dollar presentations for 2019 and totals $510,309.  

The Tioga Downs Regional Community Foundation is a non-profit organization that reviews and selects applicants for grant funding.

The latest presentation is being made at 6 p.m. January 3 at the Tioga Downs casino’s Event Center Ballroom.

Groups receiving funding include: 

  • First Baptist Church of Owego
  • North Central Sight Services
  • Camp Ahwaga Association Inc.
  • Western Broome Meals on Wheels
  • Penn-York Valley Habitat for Humanity
  • All Saints Episcopal Church
  • Campville Fire Department
  • Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA Inc
  • Tioga Central School
  • North Barton Grange #45
  • Trinity Episcopal Church
  • Bradford County Action, Inc
  • Special Olympics Pennsylvania - Bradford/ Sullivan
  • Broome Tioga BOCES
  • Greater Valley EMS
  • Broome County Gang Prevention, Inc
  • Waverly Recreation Booster Club
  • Tioga County Open Door Mission
  • Fenton Free Library Association
  • Bradford County Regional Arts Council
  • Economic Opportunity Program, Inc. of Chemung
  • SEEDs of Hope Binghamton, Inc.
  • LeRoy Heritage Museum, Inc.
  • Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments, Inc.
  • Tioga Opportunities - Project Neighbor of Newark Valley
  • Catholic Schools of Broome County
  • Endicott Performing Arts Center
  • Broome County Humane Society & Relief Association
  • Secure Rehabilitation and Vocational Enterprises, Inc
  • Berkshire Free Library
  • Friends of Broome County Public Library
  • Salvation Army of Binghamton
  • Danielle House
  • Police Athletic League of Binghamton NY
  • Discovery Center of the Southern Tier
  • Junior Achievement of Central Upstate NY
  • Goodwill Theatre, Inc.

To qualify for funding, applicants must be charitable, religious, literary, scientific or educational groups operating in Broome, Tioga, Chemung or Bradford Counties.