Grant Awarded to Enhance Early Childhood Education

Nearly $300,000 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Onondaga & Madison counties March 28, 2017 – Thanks to the generosity of two Syracuse women, children of Onondaga County will soon receive added literacy, health and child care services. The Central New York Community Foundation awarded $50,000 from the Martha Fund and the Shirley M. Aubrey Fund to the Early Childhood

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Pulaski Fund Awards $16,865 in Grants

March 27, 2017 (Pulaski, NY) – The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund recently awarded $16,865 in grants to eight nonprofit organizations serving the Pulaski area. Hunt of a Lifetime received $2,000 to take youth with life-threatening illnesses and disabilities on hunting and fishing trips. The trip will either take place in the Pulaski area or benefit youth participants from the

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11 Year-Old Piano Prodigy Receives Life-Changing Grant from Carrie Lazarus Fund for Extraordinary Talent

For Hee Jung Michel, watching the other young artists perform at Extraordinary Live was the easy part. When her son, 11-year-old Kaelem Michel, took his place at the piano onstage, she felt a rush of nerves. It was the biggest concert Kaelem had ever played. Though he had rehearsed prior to the event, he was anxious as he waited to

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Cayuga Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

February 17, 2017 (Cayuga, NY)- The Cayuga Community Fund is now accepting grant applications from tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations, [501 (c)(3) or other publicly supported organizations] that reside within, or serve residents of, Cayuga County. The application deadline is April 15, 2017. Requests up to $10,000 will be considered. Effective this year, the Cayuga Community Fund will be transitioning to a

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Community Foundation Offering Scholarships for Graduating Seniors

February 17, 2017 (Syracuse, NY) – The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Frederick K. Kilian Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will award $2,625 each to one graduating male and female this year.  Scholarships may be renewed annually for up to 4 years (or 5 years for engineering only), subject to the recipient’s continued full-time

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Community Foundation Announces New Hire and Promotion

February 13, 2017 – The Central New York Community Foundation has hired a new employee and promoted one. Jenny Green was hired as Development Associate. In her new role, she is responsible for gift entry and data management. Green holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Technology Management from Alfred State College. Green previously worked as the Assistant to the Executive Director

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