Community Foundation Hires Finance Assistant
November 5, 2013 (Syracuse, NY) – The Central New York Community Foundation has hired Myia Knapp as Finance Assistant in the Finance and Administration department. Knapp holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing degree from the University of Oswego and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration from Kalamazoo Valley Community College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Prior to joining the Community Foundation, she served as Advertising Coordinator for the Palladium-Times.
Established in 1927, the Central New York Community Foundation encourages local philanthropy by supporting the growth of a permanent charitable endowment for the betterment of the region. The Community Foundation is the largest charitable foundation in the region with assets of more than $143 million. It awarded $8.3 million in grants last year to nonprofit organizations and since its inception has invested more than $120 million in the community. The Community Foundation serves as the steward of charitable legacies for individuals, families and corporations through the administration of more than 600 funds. The organization also serves as a civic leader, convener and sponsor of special initiatives designed to strengthen nonprofits that address the region’s most pressing challenges.