Help Victims of the California Wildfires

In November 2018, wildfires throughout the state of California killed three people, displaced hundreds of thousands of residents and destroyed acres of wildlife. Below are links to some organizations that are directing funds to relief efforts. For donors wishing to direct financial support toward relief efforts: State Wide California Fire Foundation http://www.cafirefoundation.org The California Fire Foundation, a non-profit 501 (c)(3)

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‘POPPING THE QUESTION’ ABOUT CHARITABLE GIVING: CARAGH FAHY

A U.S. Trust study found that people want their financial advisors to ask them about charitable giving. In fact, a third of clients surveyed think the topic of charitable giving should be raised in the very first meeting. Yet fewer than half feel their advisors are good at discussing personal or charitable goals with them. Wondering how to start a conversation about

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Community Needs Assessment Shines Light on Poverty Needs

Nearly $150,000 in New Grants Will Continue Study, Help Nonprofits Measure November 27, 2018 – The initial results of a new community assessment led by the Central New York Community Foundation are identifying which life needs are not being adequately met for those living in poverty. The year-long collaborative evaluation identified affordable long-term housing, addiction, lead poisoning, job readiness, and

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Oswego County Community Foundation Awards $27,040 to Local Nonprofits

November 7, 2018 (Oswego, NY) – Twelve local nonprofit groups received grants totaling $27,040 from the Oswego County Community Foundation (“OCCF”). ARISE Child and Family Service received $1,300 for the ARISE Oswego County Ramp Program, which provides residents of Oswego County access to their homes and community. ARTSwego received $500 to present a special concert highlighting the Achievements of Women

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