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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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Second Round of Nonprofit Storytelling Initiative Launches in Central New York

(Syracuse, NY) After a successful pilot in 2016, local funders are once again collaborating to bring an enhanced storytelling initiative called StoryGrowing to Central New York. Supported through a partnership between the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York, the Central New York Community Foundation, and the Gifford Foundation, StoryGrowing helps non-profits strengthen their storytelling culture and skills through

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Oswego County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

May 19, 2017— The Oswego County Community Foundation (Oswego Foundation) is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving Oswego County. The grant application deadline is July 15, 2017. Proposals are encouraged from a variety of program areas including education, health, social services, arts and culture, civic concerns, and preservation of historic resources. Requests may range from $500 – $5,000.

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Pulaski Fund Awards $16,865 in Grants

March 27, 2017 (Pulaski, NY) – The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund recently awarded $16,865 in grants to eight nonprofit organizations serving the Pulaski area. Hunt of a Lifetime received $2,000 to take youth with life-threatening illnesses and disabilities on hunting and fishing trips. The trip will either take place in the Pulaski area or benefit youth participants from the

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11 Year-Old Piano Prodigy Receives Life-Changing Grant from Carrie Lazarus Fund for Extraordinary Talent

For Hee Jung Michel, watching the other young artists perform at Extraordinary Live was the easy part. When her son, 11-year-old Kaelem Michel, took his place at the piano onstage, she felt a rush of nerves. It was the biggest concert Kaelem had ever played. Though he had rehearsed prior to the event, he was anxious as he waited to

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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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