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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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The Leadership Classroom Now Accepting Applications

May 31, 2017– The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications from groups seeking admission into The Leadership Classroom (TLC) class of 2017-2018. TLC is a training program specially designed for grassroots community groups within Central New York. It is a unique opportunity to learn advanced leadership skills alongside other leaders in an interactive setting. Participants build skills

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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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