About The Foundation

The Thousand Islands Foundation promotes education beyond high school by awarding scholarships to residents of the Alexandria Bay, LaFargeville, Lyme, and Thousand Islands Central Schools. It is an affiliate of the Northern New York Community Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization.


The Thousand Islands Foundation exists to generate and distribute resources to create, enrich, and expand scholarship opportunities to maximize success for Thousand Islands area students and graduates.


  • Chair: D. Michael Brennan
  • Secretary: John Slattery
  • Michael Bashaw
  • Travis Hoover
  • Kyle Faulkner
  • George Forbes
  • Jack Freislich
  • Howard Lechler
  • Jef Martusewicz
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