Q: What is Beacon Institute's
relationship with Clarkson University?
A: Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries is now a subsidiary of Clarkson University and retains its 501(c)3 status as a non-profit organization.
Q: What are Beacon Institute's principal sources of support?
A: Beacon Institute receives half of its support from private donors and foundations and half from government funding.
Q: What is John Cronin's role?
A. John Cronin is Beacon Institute's Founder and former director.
Q: What is your relationship with the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater?
A: We have collaborated with our friends at the Clearwater organization over the years and always look forward to new ways to help the Hudson River!
Q: How many employees
work at Beacon Institute?
A: We have 13 employees.
Q: Do you have a volunteer program?
A. If you or anyone you know is interested in volunteering as a photographer or videographer, please contact Terry Platz, Beacon Institute Director of Communications. Her number is 845.838.1600 ext. 15.
Q: Are there opportunities
for internships or summer employment?
A: We do not currently offer a formal internship program nor opportunities for summer employment.
Q: Is it possible to rent your facilities?
A. Sorry, we do not, but from time to time organizations that are related to our mission hold meetings at our facilities.