Marsellus Executive Development Program Helps Nonprofit Leaders


Having spent 20 years working in corporate communications, Pam Brunet was well-qualified to take on the position of Executive Director of Leadership Greater Syracuse in 2012. But because she was still new to nonprofit leadership, Brunet recognized the need to brush up on skills necessary to excel in this career transition and, ultimately, to better serve the constituents of Leadership

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Anonymous Donor Establishes $100,000 Fund for Benefit of Madison County

Mad Cty Feature Photo

August 26, 2015 – A local couple recently established a $100,000 endowment fund at the Central New York Community Foundation that will annually provide support to nonprofit organizations serving Madison County residents. The donors, who have lived in the region for many years, requested their identity remain unpublicized until their passing. The couple first had the idea to establish a

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Grant Opportunities Available for Projects that Support Women and Girls

Women's Fund

August 26, 2015- The Women’s Fund of Central New York is now accepting applications from 501 (c)(3) or other publicly supported organizations interested in applying for a grant. Organizations or projects that will have a positive impact on an issue or opportunity facing women and girls will be considered. A total of $30,000 is available for grant funding this year.

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Cayuga Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications


August 21, 2015 (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 September 30, 2015. Requests may range from $500 – $5,000. Grants must directly benefit the residents of Cayuga County. Visit to

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Literacy Coalition Announces Exciting Findings about Local Literacy Programming

Literacy Coalition 8.13.15 annoucnement

Simply putting a book in the hands of a child can increase that child’s readiness for kindergarten. A Measurement Action Team, co-chaired by Dr. Frank Ridzi, Community Foundation Director of Research and Community Initiatives, announced on Wednesday the significant impact that Imagination Library has had on local children’s school readiness. The Literacy Coalition of Onondaga County brought this program to Syracuse

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Oswego County Community Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

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August 10, 2015— The Oswego County Community Foundation (Oswego Foundation) has launched its first grant round and is now accepting applications until October 15, 2015. The Fund is expected to award up to $20,000 in total grants this year to organizations directly serving Oswego County residents. Grant Information Session The Fund’s Leadership Council will host a free grant information session

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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Awards $9,200 in Local Grants

Pulaski Feature

August 7, 2015 (Pulaski, NY) – The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund recently awarded $9,200 in grants to three Pulaski-area nonprofit organizations. Rural and Migrant Ministry of Oswego County received $1,000 to purchase locking file cabinets and replace outdated office furniture. The new additions will make the building more user friendly for its staff and ensure the protection of confidential

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