AWPL Foundation Mission Statement
Albert Wisner Public Library Foundation, Inc. was incorporated pursuant to the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law of the State of New York on May 24, 2005. The mission of the Foundation is to raise private funds in support of services and programs of the Albert Wisner Public Library, a taxpayer-funded school district library. The Foundation is exempt from payment of Federal income tax, and has qualified as a public charity, pursuant to the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to the Foundation are tax deductible by the donor to the extent provided by law. The Foundation also has registered with the Charities Bureau of the Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York.
AWPL Foundation Board of Governors
Donna L. Applegate
Glenn P. Dickes
AWPL Foundation Officers
Donna L. Applegate, President
Colleen Larsen, Vice President
Glenn P. Dickes, Treasurer
Rosemary Cooper, Secretary
Kathleen Georgalas, Assistant Secretary
The Foundation enjoys broad support from members of the community in the Library's service area and strives for transparency in its financial results. Click the link above to locate and review the Foundation's financial statements, and Form 990-EZ as filed with the Internal Revenue Service, for the years ended December 31, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008.
Learn about current and upcoming initiatives, events and activities.
The winners for the 2013 college scholarships have been announced by the Foundation: Alan Held, Olivia Oleck and Nyssa Shaw-Smith Gendelman. Click on link above to learn more, and here for a photo of them pictured with Glenn P. Dickes, Susan D. Dickes and C. Hope Arber, sponsors of the scholarships.