Speiser Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

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February 5, 2016– The Allen Speiser Memorial Fund for Vocational Rehabilitation is accepting grant applications from programs that promote the placement and retention of employees with disabilities in the workforce. The application deadline is March 4, 2016. Eligibility is limited to 501(c)(3) nonprofit, human service organizations that serve people with disabilities in Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cortland or Cayuga Counties. The

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Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund Reaches Challenge Match During Fall Fundraising Campaign

Pulaski Feature

December 30, 2015 (Pulaski, NY)– The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund successfully reached a matching grant challenge from the John Ben Snow Memorial Trust by raising more than $15,000 during its 2015 fall fundraising campaign. Seventy-six gifts totaling $16,010 were contributed during the campaign. Gifts from private and individual business contributors helped the Fund’s Advisory Committee attain $15,000 in matching

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Oswego County Community Foundation Awards $20,000 to Oswego County Nonprofits in First-Ever Grant Round

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December 28, 2015 (Oswego, NY) –  Nine local nonprofit groups received grants totaling $20,000 in the first-ever distribution from the Oswego County Community Foundation (“OCCF”).  The Fund was established in 2013 and reached its $500,000 initial fundraising goal in under two years of operation. Throughout its fundraising effort, OCCF received an overwhelming show of support from the community and received

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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

Pulaski Feature

December 23, 2015 (Pulaski, NY) – The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving Pulaski or the Town of Richland. The grant application deadline is January 31, 2016. Proposals are encouraged from a variety of program areas including education, health, social services, arts and culture, civic concerns, and preservation of historic resources. Organizations

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313,666 in Grants Awarded; McMahon/Ryan Receives Funding to Fuel Campaign to Fight Child Abuse

Dec 2015 Community Grants Release

Total of $313,666 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Onondaga & Madison counties December 22, 2015 – Each year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States involving over 6 million children. A study cited by McMahon/Ryan found that 1 in 10 of those children will experience the abuse by their 18th birthday. With the

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Green & Health Homes Initiative Hosts Stakeholder Convening

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The Central New York Community Foundation is excited to be partnering with the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative Greater Syracuse to correct home health and safety hazards faced by low-income homeowners in Syracuse. The Community Foundation is providing convening, facilitation and grant funding assistance in this effort. On Thursday, December 17, local stakeholders convened at the CNY Philanthropy Center to formally

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CNY Philanthropy Center Celebrates 5th Anniversary

5th Anniversary

This month, the CNY Philanthropy Center marked its five-year anniversary. To celebrate, we are looking back at how this building developed into our permanent home and as a collaborative space that is being utilized for the advancement of our region.  Below is a collection of some of the special moments captured within the building throughout the years. Since 1917, the three-story Greek Revival building

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