Kings Point Fund Gets $20,000 From Dreyfus Foundation

The Kings Point Fund, Inc., the financial arm of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association, has received a $20,000 grant from the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. The generous grant will be utilized to acquire books for the Academy's library, and the volumes obtained will be collectively identified as "The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Collection." The Dreyfus Foundation's grant was presented to Academy Superintendent Rear Adm. Thomas A. King by David J. Oppenheim, the Foundation's president, who is a 1944 Kings Point graduate.

The Kings Point Fund has set a goal of raising $110,000 for the upgrading and expansion of the Academy library. The Fund yearly provides financial assistance for programs and facilities at the Academy that receive no Federal Government appropriations.

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