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Our Team

As a community improvement program, Sullivan Renaissance is known for collaborating with a wide range of organizations, from local and state agencies to private sector companies to other nonprofits.

Sandra Gerry's Vision

“My thoughts turned almost immediately to Sullivan County- why couldn’t we do something like that here?”

Sandra Gerry Chair, Sullivan Renaissance

Lamp Post in Neversink

“I sincerely believe Sullivan Renaissance to be the single most important program ever undertaken in the history of Sullivan County.”

John Conway Sullivan County Historian


The Beaverkill Foundation

The Beaverkill Foundation works to improve the quality of life in Sullivan County, including economic, social and beautification issues.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and The Museum at Bethel Woods

The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit cultural organization, located at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel, NY. Located just 90 miles from New York City on a lush campus featuring bucolic countryside views, the Center is comprised of the Pavilion Stage amphitheater that accommodates 15,000, an intimate 440-seat indoor Event Gallery, and the award-winning Museum at Bethel Woods. The Center offers a diverse selection of popular artists, culturally-rich performances, and educational, community, and museum programs committed to inspiring expression, creativity and innovation through the arts. Bethel Woods is exemplary in its efforts to engage, inspire and advocate for the accessibility of the arts for all ages and to connect with community partners to broaden programmatic reach and to strengthen support and resources for its activities.

The Museum at Bethel Woods is dedicated to the study and exhibition of the social, political and cultural events of the 1960s, including the Woodstock festival, and the legacies of those times, as well as the preservation of the 1969 Woodstock festival site. More than a nostalgic celebration of a colorful decade, the award-winning Museum provides a focus for deeper issues and lessons of the decade. The Museum is a dynamic and vibrant community resource where individuals and groups of all ages participate in tours, lively lectures, cinematic conversations, changing exhibitions and special events. The Museum features include a permanent exhibit space, Special Exhibit Gallery, Corridor Exhibit Gallery, Museum Theater, Event Gallery, retail store, café, and the Woodstock Monument.

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Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan (CFOS)

CFOS is a public charity that facilitates and manages more than 90 permanent endowment funds that combine maximum tax savings with maximum flexibility and the opportunity to make a difference at home.

Partners to offer a limited number of undergraduate scholarships to the college of one’s choice for Sullivan Renaissance volunteers who make a significant contribution to a Renaissance project.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a statewide educational organization that helps New York citizens put research-based knowledge to work. In Sullivan County CCE offers programs in agriculture, natural resources, horticulture, family and consumer sciences, financial education, nutrition, caregiving, parenting and 4-H youth development.

Partners to provide the Master Gardener Volunteer Training and Tree Stewardship Training Programs. Master Gardener volunteers participate in design and grant review as well as educational programs and seminars.

Gerry Foundation

Established by Alan Gerry in 1996, The Gerry Foundation is dedicated to preserving and enhancing the quality of life of Sullivan County and the surrounding area through economic and community development and the support of education, culture, music and the arts.


SullivanArc offers individuals with developmental disabilities and their families’ greater opportunities to live meaningful, contributing lives in their communities, at work and at play. Partners by cosponsoring the annual Sullivan County Garden Tour.

Sullivan County Center for Workforce Development (CWD)

The mission of the Center for Workforce Development (CWD) is to build a high-quality local workforce as a critical part of a stable economy. The Center for Workforce Development CWD partners with Sullivan Renaissance to administer our youth development and internship program.

Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce brings together the business and professional interests of the county, permitting them to accomplish collectively what none could do individually. Partners on Merchant Discount program.

Sullivan County Division of Planning and Environmental Management

Partners on a number of projects including: identifying and securing municipal and business grant opportunities; development of the county open space plan; and support of agriculture.

The Division of Planning facilitates the design and implementation of effective projects and programs designed to improve the economy, environment and physical infrastructure of the county.

Sullivan County Division of Public Works

Staff in the division’s 15 departments design, maintain and repair roads and bridges, plow snow, operate and maintain county buildings and parks, as well as fuel, maintain and repair the county’s vehicle fleet. The division also operates solid waste transfer stations, maintains and operates the Sullivan County International Airport and provides Weights and Measures services. Parks, Recreation & Beautification is part of the DPW.

Partners with Sullivan Renaissance on projects that are located on county properties including enhancements at the Sullivan County International Airport.

SUNY Sullivan Foundation

Partners to offer SUNY Sullivan scholarships to part and full-time students for Sullivan Renaissance volunteers who make a significant contribution to a Renaissance project.

SUNY Sullivan Foundation works to secure private funds to supplement the college’s traditional revenue sources, providing scholarship assistance, funding for equipment and enrichment programs and the ability to enhance and strengthen selected academic areas and programs.