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Community Foundation Awards Grants to Measure Poverty Program Effectiveness

October 4, 2017- The Central New York Community Foundation recently awarded $169,999 in grants to help charities serving residents living in poverty with measuring, evaluating and communicating their effectiveness towards change. In 2016, the poverty rate in Syracuse increased from 31 to 32.1 percent. At the same time, 47 percent of city children under the age of 18 were living

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New Nonprofit Helps Students Gain Access to Career Opportunities

In the City of Syracuse, a whopping 34% of residents live below the poverty line, compared to 15.5% nationally, according to the American Community Survey. This local crisis is inspiring people to take action – and get creative – to help our residents succeed and thrive. Enter Together Now, a new grassroots nonprofit organization aims to turn the tides on

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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Annual Fundraising Campaign Begins

September 19, 2017 – The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund launched its annual fundraising campaign this fall with a goal of reaching and surpassing $15,000 in donations. The John Ben Snow Memorial Trust pledged to provide a dollar-for-dollar match, up to $15,000, for contributions received on or before December 15, 2017. This yields a potential for $30,000 of growth in

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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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Women’s Fund Awards $36,900 to Planning Initiatives that Support Women and Girls

August 3, 2017 (Syracuse, NY) – Six nonprofit organizations from Onondaga, Madison and Cayuga counties were awarded grants from the Women’s Fund of Central New York. The grants, totaling $36,900, will fund strategic planning efforts for projects that support the advancement and full participation of women and girls. Grants will be used to cover costs related to planning, such as

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Community Foundation Establishes 35 New Funds

We gratefully acknowledge the generous community-minded individuals, families and organizations that established new funds at the Community Foundation this year. These funds will benefit the community now and for generations to come. To view a full list of all of our funds, visit cnycf.org/funds. Community Funds Mrs. Laurie J. and Dr. William Clark, Jr. Community Fund Dr. William Clark was

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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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