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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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CNY Philanthropy Center Celebrates 5th Anniversary

This month, the CNY Philanthropy Center marked its five-year anniversary. To celebrate, we are looking back at how this building developed into our permanent home and as a collaborative space that is being utilized for the advancement of our region.  Below is a collection of some of the special moments captured within the building throughout the years. Since 1917, the three-story Greek Revival building

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Cayuga Fund distributes more than $30,000 in grants

May 29, 2015 (Cayuga, NY) – The Cayuga Community Fund, a component fund of the Central New York Community Foundation, awarded $31,590 to 17 nonprofit organizations that serve residents of Cayuga County. Central New York Adult Homes (Evergreen Heights) received $4,000 to build a new covered entryway to allow for easier accessibility and safer entrance. The Episcopal Church of Saints

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Land Bank moves to CNY Philanthropy Center

May 28, 2015 – The Central New York Philanthropy Center announced that it has added a new leaseholder to its roster of tenants. The Greater Syracuse Land Bank (Land Bank) moved into the building in late April and is now housed on the building’s third floor. The Land Bank restores properties and revitalizes neighborhoods by returning vacant, abandoned, underutilized, and

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Learn How You Can Help Change the Face of Central New York

In 2010, the Central New York Community Foundation commissioned a study on the impact that imminent estate transfers will have on the region. Over the next few years, local individuals and families will leave an unprecedented $22 billion to their relatives after they pass away. How much of this enormous generational transfer of wealth will stay in this community? Now,

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Community Foundation Leaders Gather at the White House for Celebration

Amidst the excitement of ‘Giving Tuesday’ this December 2nd, more than 100 philanthropic leaders from around the country came together for something extraordinary. This year marks the 100-year anniversary of the nation’s first community foundation and Senior White House Officials wasted no time insuring this special milestone was commemorated. In collaboration with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, President Obama invited leaders

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