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

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

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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Speiser Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

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

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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Community Foundation Awards Nearly $100,000 to Arts and Cultural Organizations

Total of $419,607 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Onondaga & Madison counties December 29, 2016 – Local arts organizations received a helpful boost of support this holiday season when nearly $100,000 in grants were awarded from the Central New York Community Foundation to support projects addressing local culture, public art, performance and historical preservation. One of the grant recipients

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Peace Garden is Symbol of Freedom: Where is this in Downtown Syracuse?

Thanks to a Berlin native Elsa Kohl, Stephen Hadley and a Community Foundation donor, a “Peace Garden” is just behind the Museum of Science and Technology (MoST) on Franklin Street in Downtown Syracuse. The Community Foundation is pleased to assist in memorializing this piece of history. After escaping from politically unstable Berlin in 1953, Elsa Kohl and her husband, Harry,

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