Pulaski Fund Awards Local Grant

January 25, 2012 (Pulaski, NY) – The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund has awarded a $2,500 grant to The Salmon River Festival, which provides opportunities and exposure to local businesses and artists, and supports a sense of community in Pulaski and the surrounding areas. Specifically, this grant will help fund family-friendly entertainment at the Festival.

The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund is a union of gifts contributed by the people of the Pulaski community that makes grants to support programs and projects of importance to the area.  The Pulaski Fund is a component fund of the Central New York Community Foundation. Since its inception in 1992, the Fund has provided over $188,000 in grants to benefit the Pulaski community. People can learn more about the fund and contribute at http://www.cnycf.org/Pulaski.

The Central New York Community Foundation connects the generosity of donors with community needs by making grants to organizations working to enhance the quality of life of those who live and work in Central New York. The Community Foundation annually makes more than $5 million in grants and provides leadership support in the fields of arts and culture, community and economic development, education, environment, health and human services. Founded in 1927, the Community Foundation strives to inspire philanthropy in Central New York.

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