November 8, 2013 – The Pulaski Community Endowment Fund’s Advisory Committee has raised $6,550 toward its fundraising goal of $15,000. With 37 days remaining to raise $8,450 (by December 15, 2013), the Advisory Committee is working hard to reach its fundraising goal. Meeting its goal will make the Fund eligible to receive a dollar-for-dollar matching grant of $15,000 from the John Ben Snow Memorial Trust.

The Pulaski Fund has supported nonprofit and town projects such as the Salmon River Festival, the Pulaski Academy’s alternative energy afterschool program and the Rural and Migrant Ministry’s walkway improvements. With nearly half of its goal met, The Pulaski Advisory Committee is almost 50 percent towards earning $30,000. This funding that will perpetually benefit arts, culture, community development, education, environment, health and human services programming in the Village of Pulaski and the Town of Richland.

You can help the Pulaski Advisory Committee meet its $15,000 goal by contributing to the Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund. Contributions are tax-deductible, and can be sent to:

Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund
c/o Central New York Community Foundation
431 East Fayette Street, Suite 100
Syracuse, NY 13202

You may also donate securely online at www.cnycf.org/pulaski. Click on the “Donate Now” button in the right sidebar.

All contributors will be listed in a “Thank You” ad in the Salmon River News. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may indicate so when making your gift. Donations must be received by December 15 in order to qualify for the match.

About the Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund

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. Since its inception in 1992, the Fund has provided more than $220,000 in grants to benefit the Pulaski community. Learn more about the fund and contribute at www.cnycf.org/Pulaski. The Pulaski Fund is a component fund of the Central New York Community Foundation.

About the Central New York Community Foundation

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 businesses 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. The Community Foundation, of 431 East Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202, can be reached at (315) 422-9538 or www.cnycf.org.

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