“All Star Uncle Sam” was one of 30 statues of the eponymous American on display throughout Troy, as part of a public art installation funded by the Louis and Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program in 2013.

“All Star Uncle Sam” was one of 30 statues of the eponymous American on display throughout Troy, as part of a public art installation funded by the Louis and Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program in 2013.

The Louis & Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program is accepting applications for grant funding to support collaborations between 501(c)(3) agencies in Rensselaer County and faculty experts from Emma Willard School, Hudson Valley Community College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute or The Sage Colleges. Proposed projects should serve the residents of Rensselaer County.

The deadline for preliminary concept applications has been extended to March 1, 2019. Projects that receive grant funding will be announced in June 2019 and must be completed between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020. More information, including an application and detailed timeline, is available at http:///www.sage.edu/rubin.

About the Louis & Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program

Established in June 1990 with a gift from the Louis Rubin family to The Sage Colleges, The Louis & Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program is a cooperative venture of Sage, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Hudson Valley Community College, Emma Willard School and participating agencies of Rensselaer County. The program is administered by The Sage Colleges.