Grant Opportunities Available for Initiatives that Support Women and Girls

April 18, 2019 – The Women’s Fund of Central New York (Women’s Fund) invites grant applications from nonprofit organizations whose primary focus is to address key issues affecting women and girls in Central New York. Nonprofit charitable organizations determined as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code (IRS), that provide services directly to women and girls in

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Speiser Fund Announces Grant Awards

April 15, 2019 – The Allen Speiser Memorial Vocational Rehabilitation Fund awarded $4,031 to local nonprofit projects meeting a vocational need for individuals with disabilities. The Speiser Fund is a component of the Central New York Community Foundation. Arc of Onondaga received $1,501 to help individuals secure competitive employment through the use of assessment tools that assist in identifying their career

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$55,000 Infused into Cortland County through Grant Program

Cortland, NY (April 5, 2019) – The Central New York Community Foundation awarded $55,000 in the second year of its Cortland County Bright Ideas grants to eleven nonprofit organizations. This is the most awarded so far in Cortland Bright Ideas history. Each received a $5,000 grant toward a program enhancement. The grants were made possible by contributions from the Fenstermacher

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Vera House Makes Big Move, Seeks Help from Community

Charlotte is a survivor of domestic and sexual violence. When she found herself in a dangerous situation with nowhere to turn, she drummed up the courage to call Vera House. Upon arrival at the shelter, she experienced warmth, compassion and comfort—feelings she hadn’t felt in years. “The night I was picked up by a Vera House staff member was terrifying

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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

March 20, 2019 (Pulaski, NY) – The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving Pulaski or the Town of Richland. The grant application deadline is May 15, 2019.   Proposals are encouraged from a variety of program areas including education, health, social services, arts and culture, civic concerns, and preservation of historic resources.

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ACR Health Provides Affirming Mental Health Services to LGBTQIA+ Youth

LGBTQIA+ youth face social stigma, discrimination and often rejection by their families. Many of their classmates are worrying about what they want for dinner, while countless LGBTQIA+ youth are worrying about where to find a place to sleep, besides on the street. Exposure to this adversity leads to physical and mental strains, seclusion, depression and even suicide. These youth then

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