LAKE PLEASANT-SACANDAGA ASSOCIATION
The Lake Pleasant-Sacandaga Association was founded in 1953 to represent its members in civic and community affairs of interest to property owners and residents of an area that inclues the Town of Lake Pleasant and all the lakes and parcels of land totally or partially therein. The general purpose of the Association is conserve and increase the scenic and natural beauties of the area and to help protect the environment, such as purity of the lake water.
These objectives were much the same then as they are today, and the membershiop has expanded to include those off the lake as well. The Association can point to many years of accomplishments for the benefits of its members and the community through contribution of funds and efforts for special projects involving beautification, environmental issues, the Primary Care Center, the Library and other local causes. The Association supports these issues and other local initiatives in accordance with its objectives and will continue to do so.
The Lake Pleasant-Sacandaga Foundation was organized in 1994 to raise funds through tax deductible donations for projects which accomplish the purpose of the Lake Pleasant-Sacandaga Association and qualifies for tax treatment under 501© of the Federal Tax Code.
The Foundation is financed through separate contributions and covers the costs of special projects outside the funding capability of the LPSA. The Foundation funds may not be used for any political function or purpose such as lobbying. It’s strength comes in the form of a tax break for donors while providing funding for special projects, such as the Lake Steward program, the Pathway, and several beautification and other local initiatives.