Community Foundation Announces New Board Members and Officers

June 22, 2017– On June 21, 2017, the Central New York Community Foundation Board of Directors elected four new members, who will serve three- year terms and appointed new officers. Daniel Fisher, Former Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Organization Leadership, Welch Allyn Dan Fisher worked for Welch Allyn for over 30 years, most recently as Executive Vice President, HR

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Your Story is Powerful (But Only if You Tell It)

By Jennifer Owens, Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Central New York Community Foundation There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. For many, this quote by Maya Angelou provides inspiration to share our personal stories. When I read it, though, it sounds painful and overwhelming – and discourages me from putting pen to paper

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Cayuga Fund distributes $68,025 in grants

June 20, 2017 (Cayuga, NY) – The Cayuga Community Fund, an affiliate fund of the Central New York Community Foundation, awarded $68,025 to 17 nonprofit organizations that serve residents of Cayuga County. ARC of Seneca Cayuga received $4,380 to offer computer-assisted art labs at its day service sites, which provide services to individuals with developmental disabilities. The art and design

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Second Round of Nonprofit Storytelling Initiative Launches in Central New York

(Syracuse, NY) After a successful pilot in 2016, local funders are once again collaborating to bring an enhanced storytelling initiative called StoryGrowing to Central New York. Supported through a partnership between the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York, the Central New York Community Foundation, and the Gifford Foundation, StoryGrowing helps non-profits strengthen their storytelling culture and skills through

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The Leadership Classroom Now Accepting Applications

May 31, 2017– The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications from groups seeking admission into The Leadership Classroom (TLC) class of 2017-2018. TLC is a training program specially designed for grassroots community groups within Central New York. It is a unique opportunity to learn advanced leadership skills alongside other leaders in an interactive setting. Participants build skills

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Oswego County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

May 19, 2017— 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, 2017. 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.

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