McMahon/Ryan Goes Blue for Kids During National Child Abuse Prevention Month

McMahon Ryan Feature Photo

April 25, 2016 (Syracuse, NY) – Studies show one-in-10 children will be sexually abused before the age of 18, according to a Darkness to Light research analysis. While National Child Abuse Prevention Month is soon coming to an end, McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center (CAC) is working tirelessly year-round to assist the Syracuse community in recognizing the signs of child abuse

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Women’s Fund Awards $34,500 in Grants

Women's Fund

April 22, 2016 (Syracuse, NY) – Fifteen nonprofit organizations from Onondaga, Madison and Cayuga counties were awarded grants through the Women’s Fund of Central New York’s annual grant round. The grants, totaling $34,500, will fund programs that support the advancement and full participation of women and girls in Central New York. Boys and Girls Clubs of Syracuse received $1,250 to

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Speiser Fund Announces Grant Awards


April 20, 2016 – The Allen Speiser Memorial Vocational Rehabilitation Fund of the Central New York Community Foundation awarded $5,806 to local nonprofit projects meeting a vocational need for individuals with disabilities. ARC of Onondaga received $1,300 to purchase materials and supplies for individuals to have access to assistive equipment while working independently at their own sites. This will enable

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Community Foundation Announces Promotions

Promotions 2016- Merante+Lane

April 13, 2016 – The Central New York Community Foundation has promoted two employees. Monica Merante was promoted to Director, Philanthropic Services. Monica has worked for the Community Foundation since 2012, most recently as Donor Relations Officer. Monica serves as the primary contact for Community Foundation donors, focusing on donor stewardship, outreach and engagement. Monica holds a Bachelor of Science

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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Awards $12,660 in Local Grants

Pulaski Feature

March 15, 2016 (Pulaski, NY) – The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund recently awarded $12,660 in grants to six nonprofit organizations serving the Pulaski area. Bethel Community Center received $3,500 to repair interior walls and trim, update electrical wiring and install a new bathroom to help preserve the Center’s historic structure for community use. Friends of Oswego County Hospice received

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