The Dyson Foundation
25 Halcyon Rd.
Best of Hudson Valley Winners: 2008
Pick: Readers' Picks
About: Last year, the Dyson Foundation celebrated 50 years of doling out dough for a wide variety of good causes in the Valley and beyond. In 2007, grants in the mid-Hudson alone totaled more than $12 million, with 18 percent of that money going to environmental programs at places like the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries.
Best of Hudson Valley History:
2008 Readers' Pick — Best Philanthropist