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Peace Garden is Symbol of Freedom: Where is this in Downtown Syracuse?

Thanks to a Berlin native Elsa Kohl, Stephen Hadley and a Community Foundation donor, a “Peace Garden” is just behind the Museum of Science and Technology (MoST) on Franklin Street in Downtown Syracuse. The Community Foundation is pleased to assist in memorializing this piece of history. After escaping from politically unstable Berlin in 1953, Elsa Kohl and her husband, Harry,

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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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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Annual Fundraising Campaign Begins

September 19, 2016 – The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund will launch its annual fundraising campaign this fall with a goal of reaching and surpassing $15,000 in donations. The Jon Ben Snow Memorial Trust pledged to provide a dollar-for-dollar match, up to $15,000, of contributions received on or before December 15, 2016. This yields a potential for $30,000 of growth

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Pulaski Fund Awards $11,649 in Grants

August 29, 2016 (Pulaski, NY) – The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund recently awarded $11,649 in grants to four nonprofit organizations serving the Pulaski area. Half-Shire Historical Society received $2,500 to purchase a new laptop computer to use for scanning photos at community events. The new equipment will allow the organization to expand its digital collection of historical photos to

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Women’s Fund Names $30,000 in Special Impact Awards for Local College Students

August 24, 2016 (Syracuse, NY) – Three local colleges each received a $10,000 Special Impact Award from the Women’s Fund of Central New York. The grants, totaling $30,000, were awarded to Onondaga Community College, Cayuga Community College and SUNY Morrisville to provide emergency financial assistance to female full-time college students. Each college will determine how the funds will be spent

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