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To support the purchase of the skeletal remains of the Chemung Mastodon, unearthed in upstate Chemung County, New York, with the help of Cornell University researchers and students. The collection of skeletal, floral, and fauna remains at the site is perhaps the finest yet discovered in New York State and will provide unique research and teaching opportunities.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



12 Months

Related Resources


Higher Education

Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Higher Education

Foundation Center Themes:

Educational Management, Atmospheric Science, Universities

Foundation Center Approaches:

Collections Acquisition