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11 Year-Old Piano Prodigy Receives Life-Changing Grant from Carrie Lazarus Fund for Extraordinary Talent

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For Hee Jung Michel, watching the other young artists perform at Extraordinary Live was the easy part. When her son, 11-year-old Kaelem Michel, took his place at the piano onstage, she felt a rush of nerves. It was the biggest concert Kaelem had ever played. Though he had rehearsed prior to the event, he was anxious as he waited to

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Cayuga Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

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February 17, 2017 (Cayuga, NY)- The Cayuga Community Fund is now accepting grant applications from tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations, [501 (c)(3) or other publicly supported organizations] that reside within, or serve residents of, Cayuga County. The application deadline is April 15, 2017. Requests up to $10,000 will be considered. Effective this year, the Cayuga Community Fund will be transitioning to a

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Community Foundation Offering Scholarships for Graduating Seniors

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February 17, 2017 (Syracuse, NY) – The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Frederick K. Kilian Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will award $2,625 each to one graduating male and female this year.  Scholarships may be renewed annually for up to 4 years (or 5 years for engineering only), subject to the recipient’s continued full-time

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Community Foundation Announces New Hire and Promotion

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February 13, 2017 – The Central New York Community Foundation has hired a new employee and promoted one. Jenny Green was hired as Development Associate. In her new role, she is responsible for gift entry and data management. Green holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Technology Management from Alfred State College. Green previously worked as the Assistant to the Executive Director

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Speiser Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

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February 6, 2016- The Allen Speiser Memorial Fund for Vocational Rehabilitation is accepting grant applications from programs that promote the placement and retention of employees with disabilities in the workforce. The application deadline is March 3, 2017. Eligibility is limited to 501(c)(3) nonprofit, human service organizations that serve people with disabilities in Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cortland or Cayuga counties. The

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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

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January 5, 2017 (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 January 31, 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. Organizations

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