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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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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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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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Cayuga Fund distributes more than $35,000 in grants

November 18, 2016 (Cayuga, NY) – The Cayuga Community Fund, an affiliate fund of the Central New York Community Foundation, awarded $35,603 to 12 nonprofit organizations that serve residents of Cayuga County. ABC Cayuga, Inc. received $5,000 in support of a capital campaign for its new Play Space, which will serve as a welcoming community space for young children and

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Women’s Fund Issues Awards to Assist Female Veterans

October 14, 2016 (Syracuse, NY) – Two local organizations each received a special $2,500 award from the Women’s Fund of Central New York, in partnership with Lockheed Martin. Lockheed Martin provided the initial funds, which were then matched and distributed by the Women’s Fund, to benefit female veterans in CNY. The awards, totaling 5,000, were directed to Clear Path for

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Community Foundation Awards Grants to Measure Nonprofit Performance

October 4, 2016- The Community Foundation’s Performance Management initiative helps organizations navigate the complexities of data measurement to evaluate and communicate their effectiveness. The Community Foundation recently awarded its fifth round of Performance Management grants, totaling $161,444. The Red House Arts Center, Inc. (Redhouse) is one of nine other Performance Management grantees. After a successful experience with the Performance Management Learning

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Total of $487,819 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Onondaga & Madison counties

First-Ever Grant Awarded from Donald W. Ryder Fund Total of $487,819 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Onondaga & Madison counties October 4, 2016 – When Don Ryder passed away last year, the very private man showed how much he cared about the local community by directing his entire estate, valued at approximately $750,000, be donated to the Donald W.

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