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HCDP Wins 2007
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Grant from Fund for Columbia County

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Azaka - Haitian Roots Music

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Haitian Community Development Project (HCDP) received $2000.00 grant for consultancy.

Haitian Community Development Project in Niverville has received a grant of $2000.00 to support its music, art & cultural awareness and other programs from The Fund for Columbia County, a fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. Announcement of the grant was made by Jennifer Dowley, President of Berkshire Taconic, whose Board of Directors approved the grant on May 2008.

Carline Seide-Murphy, Coordinator of HCDP, said the grant would be used to support a 2 hour period for 15 week music program. The program is at the First Presbyterian Church Hudson every Saturday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. For the past 2 years Ms. Cathy Morris has been instructing mostly from Haitian families a class of 5 to 10 students every week. Their parents are French/Creole speakers with some limited English skills. Cathy's patience and ability to communicate with the students and their parents in a respectful manner, her generous contribution of free one on one time with students who required extra attention had made the program very accommodating to the needs of these families. Transportation when needed and weekly refreshments are also provided.

The Fund for Columbia County was established in 1998 by a group of Columbia County citizens to help nonprofit organization in northwest, central and southern Columbia County, with capacity building projects that better enable them to carry out their mission. For more information please contact Berkshire Taconic at 271 Main Street, Suite 3, Great Barrington, MA, 800-969-2823, or visit



Grant Received for Music Program

Grant Received for Music Program
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HCDP Meets with Senator

HCDP Meets with Senator

Haitian Community Development Project
PO Box 35 Niverville, NY 12130 * (518)784-4395 *

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