Grigg-Lewis Foundation




The Grigg Lewis Foundation takes pleasure in announcing the election of Brian F. Costello and Mary Murphy to its Board of Directors.  Each of these new members is well known in the Lockport community both for the businesses which they own and operate but also for the many charities for which they have contributed their time and efforts.  They will bring community knowledge and experience to the Board, which will now be comprised of seven members.  The Grigg Lewis Foundation, Inc. will continue to serve the charitable needs of the Niagara County area to the best of its financial ability.

 William B May

Executive Director


Grigg Lewis Foundation, Inc Offers Funding for 2014 Workership Programo:p>


Summer Employment Opportunities for College & College Bound Youth Residing in Eastern Niagara County


Thirty-five summer 2014 jobs are awaiting eastern Niagara County college students who are interested in working at local not-for-profit agencies.  The jobs are funded by the Grigg Lewis Foundationís Workership Program, now in its ninth year.  Listings of the positions available and phone numbers for applications are available at the third floor Reference Desk of the Lockport Public Library and at


Students interested in applying for these positions must meet the following qualifications:  be a college student who will be returning to his or her studies in the Fall of 2014 or a high school graduate who has been accepted at an accredited college for Fall 2014.  The student must be a resident of Eastern Niagara County, which is the primary focus for the Grigg Lewis Foundation.  Applications are accepted only by the not-for-profit agencies involved.  The Foundation does not accept or forward applications nor does it take a role in selecting employees.  Family members of an employee or a board member of a sponsored not-for-profit are not eligible to apply at that agency.


The primary focus of the workership opportunities is to provide financial assistance to area college students; to allow local institutions to expand their summer programming and to benefit the entire community by the expanded and improved programs of the agencies.


Qualifying students, living in Eastern Niagara County, should apply ONLY with the sponsoring agency.





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