Community Foundation Announces New Board Members

Board 2015

Syracuse, NY (June 17, 2015) – On June 17, 2015, the Central New York Community Foundation Board of Directors elected three new members, who will serve three- year terms:   Honorable Julie A. Cecile Onondaga County Family Court Judge Judge Cecile received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Siena College and a J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law.

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Central New York Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Sabbatical


June 24, 2015 – The Central New York Community Foundation invites executive directors and senior management staff of nonprofit organizations in Onondaga and Madison counties to apply for the 2015 John F. Marsellus Sabbatical.  The applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. There is no deadline for submission of applications. The Marsellus Sabbatical offers nonprofit executive directors and senior

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$590,588 in Community Grants Awarded; Program for Trauma Victims of Neighborhood Violence Receives Funding

Total of $590,588 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Onondaga & Madison Counties June 23, 2015 – Most of the people on the ‘front lines’ of gang and gun violence in Syracuse – residents and the responders assisting them – know multiple people who have been shot, stabbed or killed. Oftentimes, they have witnessed the violence or its aftermath with

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Six Local Organizations Graduate from Leadership Training Program

Blog- Feature- TLC 2014 Classroom

June 16, 2015 – On Saturday, May 16, 28 leaders from six local grassroots and nonprofit organizations celebrated their completion of The Leadership Classroom (TLC), an initiative of the Central New York Community Foundation. After participating in monthly training sessions, each group receives a $3,500 grant to implement a community project that is proposed and planned during their training. Participants

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New Coworking Space Helps Economic Revitalization


After working a part-time job and following his passion for real estate on the side, Troy Evans was burned out. He found a way to follow his true calling by joining a coworking space—a collaborative effort between 40 Below and the Syracuse Technology Garden. While setting up shop in Syracuse’s first coworking space, Evans experienced the benefits of working on

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Cayuga Fund distributes more than $30,000 in grants


May 29, 2015 (Cayuga, NY) – The Cayuga Community Fund, a component fund of the Central New York Community Foundation, awarded $31,590 to 17 nonprofit organizations that serve residents of Cayuga County. Central New York Adult Homes (Evergreen Heights) received $4,000 to build a new covered entryway to allow for easier accessibility and safer entrance. The Episcopal Church of Saints

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