Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

December 6, 2013 (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 December 31, 2013.

Applications are accepted from nonprofit organizations serving the Town of Richland. Proposals are encouraged from a variety of program areas including education, health, social services, the arts, and civic concerns, as well as preservation of historic resources. Organizations are only eligible to receive one grant per 12-month time period.  For more information, please contact David Kilpatrick at 883-5555 or email DKilpatrick@cnycf.org.

About the Pulaski Fund
The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund is a union of gifts contributed by the people of the Pulaski community that makes grants to support programs and projects of importance to the area. Since its inception in 1992, the Fund has provided more than $220,000 in grants to benefit the Pulaski community. People can learn more about the fund and contribute at www.cnycf.org/Pulaski. The Pulaski Fund is a component fund of the Central New York Community Foundation. Please visit www.cnycf.org/pulaski to download a copy of the application and guidelines.

About the Community Foundation
Established in 1927, the Central New York Community Foundation encourages local philanthropy by supporting the growth of a permanent charitable endowment for the betterment of the region.  The Community Foundation is the largest charitable foundation in the region with assets of more than $143 million. It awarded $8.3 million in grants last year to nonprofit organizations and since its inception has invested more than $120 million in the community. The Community Foundation serves as the steward of charitable legacies for individuals, families and businesses through the administration of more than 600 funds. The organization also serves as a civic leader, convener and sponsor of special initiatives designed to strengthen nonprofits that address the region’s most pressing challenges. The Community Foundation, of 431 East Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202, can be reached at (315) 422-9538 or www.cnycf.org.

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