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Grant Awarded to Enhance Early Childhood Education

Nearly $300,000 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Onondaga & Madison counties March 28, 2017 – Thanks to the generosity of two Syracuse women, children of Onondaga County will soon receive added literacy, health and child care services. The Central New York Community Foundation awarded $50,000 from the Martha Fund and the Shirley M. Aubrey Fund to the Early Childhood

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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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Speiser Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

February 6, 2016- The Allen Speiser Memorial Fund for Vocational Rehabilitation is accepting grant applications from programs that promote the placement and retention of employees with disabilities in the workforce. The application deadline is March 3, 2017. Eligibility is limited to 501(c)(3) nonprofit, human service organizations that serve people with disabilities in Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cortland or Cayuga counties. The

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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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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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Central New York Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Sabbatical

July 12, 2016 – The Central New York Community Foundation invites executive directors and senior management staff of nonprofit organizations in Onondaga and Madison counties to apply for the John F. Marsellus Sabbatical.  The applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. There is no deadline for submission of applications. The Marsellus Sabbatical offers nonprofit executive directors and senior management

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Steps To Thrive: Hopeprint Empowers Refugee Women

Five years ago, Nicole Watts founded Hopeprint on Syracuse’s Northside to empower resettled refugees to thrive by “forming unified neighborhoods rich in culture and community.” It now hosts weekly hospitality programs such as Her Village, Tuesday Gatherings, and Hopeprint Kids, allowing refugees living in the Syracuse community to share cultures and unify as a family. Watts serves as executive director.

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