Tag Archives: Central New York Community Foundation

Engineering Scholarship Helps Educate CNY Students

Stanley Young dedicated his career to the field of engineering after receiving his bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University. He eventually set out to teach others in the field by serving as a professor of engineering and construction technology at SUNY Farmingdale. Young passed away in 1977, but his desire to help others achieve success is carrying on in the lives

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World Refugee Day Event Celebrates and Recognizes Our Diverse Community

Christina Whiteside, administrative associate at the Community Foundation, visited the World Refugee Day Celebration at the Philanthropy Center on June 20th and shares with us her first-hand experience of this heart-warming and eye-opening event. In the early afternoon hours on June 20th, InterFaith Works staff and volunteers gathered in the ballroom of the Central New York Philanthropy Center to celebrate

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Nonprofit Addresses Critical Issues While Increasing Civic Pride

One summer afternoon in July, an impressive group of 2,000 people – mostly parents and their children – gathered at Destiny USA for Summer Learning Day. Besides having fun with the interactive crafts and sing-alongs, children chose from thousands of age-appropriate books to bring home. Organized by the Literacy Coalition of Onondaga County (LCOC), the event aimed to help address

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Syracuse Restaurant Opens Doors of Innovation & Opportunity

When you walk into With Love Restaurant, your senses are immediately immersed in the unique aroma of foods unlike any other experienced in Syracuse. The vibrant, modern interior features large world maps once displayed in school classrooms. The clientele filling the tables reflect the rich diversity of Syracuse’s Northside neighborhood. But what you might not realize when you step into

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Community Foundation Gave Record $14 Million in Grants Last Year

July 5, 2017 – The Central New York Community Foundation awarded a record-breaking $14 million in grants between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017. This year’s grant award amount increased 28 percent over the same period one year ago, most of which was focused on the work of local charities. Over the course of its history, the organization has

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