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Community Foundation Offering Scholarships for Graduating Seniors

February 17, 2017 (Syracuse, NY) – The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Frederick K. Kilian Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will award $2,625 each to one graduating male and female this year.  Scholarships may be renewed annually for up to 4 years (or 5 years for engineering only), subject to the recipient’s continued full-time

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Community Foundation Offering Scholarship for Graduating Seniors

March 2, 2016 (Syracuse, NY) – The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2016 Frederick K. Kilian Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will award $2,775 each to one graduating male and female this year. Scholarships may be renewed annually for up to 4 years (or 5 years for engineering only), subject to the recipient’s continued full-time

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$20 Million NYS Gift Completes Endowment Goal for Local Say Yes to Education College Promise

March 1, 2016 – Coming off an announcement today from Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner that a $400,000 gift from a bond issuance fee finalizes a $5 million challenge match from SRC, Inc., Say Yes Syracuse is receiving another major boost that will permanently endow its scholarship promise for Syracuse City School children. Tonight, County Executive Joanie Mahoney announced in her

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Generosity of Former Resident Creates Large Scholarship in Cayuga County

$3 Million Fund will Award Scholarships in Auburn & Union Springs Districts November 12, 2015 – Graduates of Union Springs Central and Auburn Enlarged City School districts now have a new opportunity to assist with college costs thanks to a large scholarship fund established by a man who sought to instill the value of a good education in students living

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Literacy Coalition Announces Exciting Findings about Local Literacy Programming

Simply putting a book in the hands of a child can increase that child’s readiness for kindergarten. A Measurement Action Team, co-chaired by Dr. Frank Ridzi, Community Foundation Director of Research and Community Initiatives, announced on Wednesday the significant impact that Imagination Library has had on local children’s school readiness. The Literacy Coalition of Onondaga County brought this program to Syracuse

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