Eberle Appointed as new Vice President, Grants & Community Initiatives

April 9, 2008 (Syracuse, NY) – John Eberle has been promoted to Vice President, Grants and Community Initiatives at the Central New York Community Foundation. He has been with the Community Foundation since 2006, where he has served as a Program Officer. In his previous role, John’s primary responsibility was the management of the Community Foundation’s literacy initiative, read ahead. In his new position, John will oversee the program department, including monitoring the grantmaking process and conducting research on issues of importance to the organization and community.

John holds a Master of Arts in Public Administration Degree and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Conflict Resolution from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University.

Prior to joining the Community Foundation, he gained experience in the nonprofit sector through executive roles at the Rescue Mission Alliance of Syracuse.

The Central New York Community Foundation has served Onondaga and Madison Counties for over 80 years, receiving, managing and distributing charitable funds for the benefit of not-for-profit organizations. Grants are awarded for programs in the areas of human services, arts and culture, education, environment, health, economic development and civic affairs. The Community Foundation has over $117 million in assets and awards nearly $5 million in grants to not-for-profit organizations annually.

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