TLC Leaders Tour Area Community Gardens


There is a special effort of community and care that goes into creating spaces within a city that provide residents with beautiful foliage and fresh fruit and vegetables. On Saturday September 27, The Leadership Classroom (TLC), an initiative of the Central New York Community Foundation, led recent graduates on a fun and informative bus tour to learn about what goes

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Six Local Groups Selected for The Leadership Classroom

Blog- Feature- TLC 2014 Classroom

October 27, 2014 – Twenty-nine representatives from six local community groups have been selected to begin an eight-month intensive training program through the Central New York Community Foundation. The Leadership Classroom (TLC), an initiative of the Community Foundation, conducts interactive training sessions with resident leaders to enhance the skills and leadership capacity of residents who are or want to be

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Generosity of Former Students Creates Large Scholarship in Phoenix

Blog Feature Hurd Story

Nearly $1 million gift will fund the District’s largest private scholarship October 14, 2014 – Phoenix Central School graduates will soon have a new opportunity to assist with college costs thanks to a large scholarship fund recently established by an alumna of the district. After the March 2014 passing of Roberta Hurd, a graduate of the Class of 1939, the

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Ditch the Gym this Fall and Head to the Camillus Exercise Trail for Fresh Air and an Outdoor Workout Alternative

Blog Feature Camillus Exercise Trail

Camillus, NY – As fall begins, visitors of the Erie Canal Park in Camillus can enjoy the Clyde Ohl Exercise Trail with the complement of beautiful fall foliage. This latest addition to the Park is a nature hiking trail comprised of interactive exercise stations over the course of a mile. The exercise trail was opened last July by the Camillus

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Grants Awarded to Measure Nonprofit Performance

Performance Management Announcement

October 6, 2014 – How can you move a community forward without knowing where you are and where you want to go? Measuring the effectiveness of a nonprofit organization’s programming can profoundly advance its mission by identifying what works and what doesn’t. More and more, these organizations are feeling immense pressure from government, grantmakers and their external audiences to demonstrate

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Oswego County Community Foundation Receives $25,000 Gift

Blog- Feature- OCCF LOGO

  Pathfinder Bank recently donated $25,000 to the Oswego County Community Foundation. This gift will help the Foundation reach its endowment fundraising goal of $500,000. Pathfinder Bank is the oldest financial institution in Oswego County and prides itself on its commitment to customer service and community involvement. “Pathfinder Bank is very supportive of the initiative to establish a Community Foundation

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