Oswego County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

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May 31, 2016— The Oswego County Community Foundation (Oswego Foundation) is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving Oswego County. The grant application deadline is July 15, 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. Requests may range from $500 – $5,000. The

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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

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May 25, 2016 (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 June 30, 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.

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Steps To Thrive: Hopeprint Empowers Refugee Women

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Five years ago, Nicole Watts founded Hopeprint on Syracuse’s Northside to empower resettled refugees to thrive by “forming unified neighborhoods rich in culture and community.” It now hosts weekly hospitality programs such as Her Village, Tuesday Gatherings, and Hopeprint Kids, allowing refugees living in the Syracuse community to share cultures and unify as a family. Watts serves as executive director.

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

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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

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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

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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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