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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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Oswego County Community Foundation Receives $50,000 Pledge

Fulton Savings Bank recently pledged a $50,000 commitment to the Oswego County Community Foundation. This gift, which will be fulfilled over 5 years, will help the Foundation reach its endowment fundraising goal of $500,000. “We sincerely appreciate Fulton Savings’ support and confidence in the Oswego County Community Foundation,” said Nancy Bellow, Foundation Council Chair. “We’re thrilled to be making strides towards

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FIVERS COMMITTED TO STUDENT SUCCESS IN NYC AND CNY

The Fiver Children’s Foundation originated as Camp Fiver summer camp in Hamilton, New York in 1998. The camp, set on a 129-acre refuge, began as a character building youth development program for economically disadvantaged children in New York City. The Camp eventually expanded into a year-round youth development program committed to eliminating the effects of poverty in the lives of

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