Land Bank moves to CNY Philanthropy Center

Land Bank

May 28, 2015 – The Central New York Philanthropy Center announced that it has added a new leaseholder to its roster of tenants. The Greater Syracuse Land Bank (Land Bank) moved into the building in late April and is now housed on the building’s third floor. The Land Bank restores properties and revitalizes neighborhoods by returning vacant, abandoned, underutilized, and

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Students find their passions and positive role models at Saturday Academy

100 Black Men

His English grade in school from Monday through Friday was mediocre. But at Saturday Academy, the student thrives. This is just one example of how the 100 Black Men of Syracuse, Inc. empower local young people to succeed. Saturday Academy provides academic support and mentoring to children from 4th to 8th grade. The program started this January after receiving a

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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

Pulaski Feature

May 18, 2015 (Pulaski, NY) – The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for the Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund. The grant application deadline is June 30, 2015. Applications are accepted from nonprofit organizations serving the Village of Pulaski and the Town of Richland. Proposals are encouraged from a variety of program areas including education, health,

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Move Along, Inc. creates community for individuals with disabilities

Move Along

While in sixth grade, Lania* lost her leg to an infection. She had always enjoyed athletic activities, but being new to the prosthetic world, she was hesitant to try out adaptive sports on her own. At her mother’s insistence, she stopped by an inclusive basketball game at Nottingham High School hosted the Fit In network and Move Along, an organization

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Women’s Fund Honored Grantees at Awards Reception

Womens Fund Logo Coated (Small)

May 1, 2015 (Syracuse, NY) – Twelve nonprofit organizations from Onondaga, Madison and Cayuga counties were awarded grants at the Women’s Fund of Central New York’s annual grant awards reception, held on April 29. This awards dinner marked 15 years of grantmaking by the Fund for the benefit of women and girls in Central New York. The grants, totaling $30,500,

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Enable and TLS merge to form AccessCNY


Helen Keller once said “alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Two local nonprofits put this to the test and successfully completed a formal merge to enhance their program delivery and maximize operations. Thanks to support from the Community Foundation’s Strategic Partnership Fund and Community Grant program, Enable and Transitional Living Services (TLS) were able

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