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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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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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Four Central New York Community Foundation Employees Promoted

April 14 2017 – The Central New York Community Foundation promoted four employees. Jennifer Owens, CAP, was named Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer. Jennifer has served the Community Foundation in a variety of roles since 2004, most recently as Vice President, Development & Marketing. Jennifer primarily oversees the Community Foundation’s fundraising efforts, working to build permanent charitable funds

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Planning Grant Opportunities Available for Initiatives that Support Women and Girls

April 7, 2017- The Women’s Fund of Central New York is now accepting grant applications. This year, applications will be accepted from organizations in need of support for planning grants to address key issues that affect women and girls. Funding may be used to cover costs related planning, such as data gathering, research, consultants or meetings. A total of $30,000

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Speiser Fund Announces Grant Awards

April 3, 2017 – The Allen Speiser Memorial Vocational Rehabilitation Fund awarded $4,700 to local nonprofit projects meeting a vocational need for individuals with disabilities. The Speiser Fund is a component of the Central New York Community Foundation. AccessCNY received $2,000 to purchase a 20-quart mixer with an advanced safety feature for Provisions Bakery trainees. At the bakery, individuals with development

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Syracuse Students Discover Inner-Strength and Learn to Value Each Other Through Positivity Project

Local veterans gathered together with a 5th grade class at J.T. Roberts PreK-8 School in Syracuse. The students interviewed the veterans, who shared stories of life, loss and bravery. Bravery is one of 24 character strengths that are part of the Positivity Project, a national nonprofit effort that helps students build stronger relationships by recognizing these traits in themselves and

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