O’Sail is proud to have provided grants to the following non-profit organizations:
Long Bridge Volunteer Fire Department - Fire boat contributions
Citizens for Animal Protection - spay & neutering costs as well as a free rabies vaccination clinic
Coast Guard Auxiliary - maintenance project at their training facility
Friends of Lake Gaston Association - equipment to document noxious weeds in the lake
Helpful Hands and Hearts - expenses to construct handicapped accessible ramps
KIPP Gaston College Preparatory - kindergarteners' garden
Lake Gaston Chamber of Commerce - the first Lake Concierge, an information kiosk in the Food Lion Shopping Center
Lake Gaston Volunteer Fire Department - external defibrillator and a portable suction unit
Lake Gaston Foundation - porch furniture and support for lending library
Lake Gaston Water Safety Council - support for their educational trailer, state boating law signage at various boat landings, and handout cards for boaters
Littleton Volunteer Fire Department - training for a firefighter to become dive certified to perform rescue and recovery operations
Long Bridge Volunteer Fire Department - computer equipment
Sylvan Heights Bird Park - new flamingo exhibit
Warren New Tech High School - equipment required to compile oral and written information for their book project on the history of Lake Gaston
Wildwood Foundation - PA system and bandstand expenses
We serve as a philanthropic resource to other non-profit organizations serving the lake to enhance the sense of community, friendship and lake awareness.
Funds raised through our events are granted back to the community through the grant application process. We support non-profit organizations that conduct projects or activities that benefit Lake Gaston.
Grant applications will be considered from any non-profit organization and institution. The applying organization must have 501(c)3 not for profit status with the IRS and provide documentation with the application. Projects or activities must describe their benefit to Lake Gaston and its surrounding communities.
Request an application by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org