Mission Statement: The purpose of the ADKhighpeaks Foundation is to provide financial assistance to individuals or organizations whose activities provide a benefit to the New York State Forest Preserve and the people that use it. The Foundation has a particular interest in funding wilderness zone and environmental protection, safe recreation, public education and biological research.
We are dedicated to making the New York State
Forest Preserve a better place.
ADKhighpeaks Foundations supports Summit Steward Program
The ADKhighpeaks Foundation has continued its support of the ADK Summit Steward Program in 2013, providing a grant in the amount of $5,460. The grant will cover the salary of a full time seasonal summit steward, which enables the program to station a person on Cascade Mountain on a regular basis.
ADKhighpeaks Foundation supports Search and Rescue of the Northern Adirondacks
The ADKhighpeaks Foundation has provided a grant in the amount of $3,200 to the Search and Rescue of the Northern Adirondacks (SARNAK). SARNAK provides volunteer assistance to the DEC and other agencies in search and rescue, as well as providing educational clinics directed at aiding hikers to travel safely in the backcountry.