Community Foundation Announces New Board Members and Officers

On June 19, 2019, the Central New York Community Foundation board of directors elected three new members and appointed new officers. The following new members were appointed to serve their first three-year term: Stephen D. Fournier, Central New York Market President, Key Bank Steve has been with Key for over 33 years, 16 as the president for the CNY market,

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Local Effort Increases Accessibility for those with Epilepsy

Living with epilepsy can affect every aspect of a person’s life, including their sleep. Often times, people with epilepsy require constant 24-hour supervision to prevent life threatening and unprovoked seizures. Heritage Farm (the Farm) is working to alleviate these stressors for their residents in a unique way. Heritage Farm is one of only two agencies in Madison County that provide

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‘POPPING THE QUESTION’ ABOUT CHARITABLE GIVING: STEVE JACOBS

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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New York State Census Equity Fund Awards $500,000 to equip nonprofits for 2020 Census outreach

Central & Western New York receive $100,000 to assist New York Immigration Coalition in encouraging New Americans to be counted in the 2020 Census (May 20, 2019) NEW YORK, NY – The New York State Census Equity Fund today announced its first round of grants totaling more than $500,000 to six organizations to help support efforts across the state to

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Organization Aims to Help Young Men Succeed at the Next Level

Group One of Six to Complete Unique Training Program Now in 25th Year May 22, 2019 – It was a text message that Sean Reed, Jr. would never forget and one that would ultimately inspire him, Alexander Grant and Erris Robinson to start UPSTAR Academy, an organization that provides mentoring, educational tutoring and athletic training to adolescent males. The message

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Oswego County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

May 13, 2019— 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, 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. Requests may range from $500 – $5,000.

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