Community Foundation Announces New Hire
December 12, 2018 – The Central New York Community Foundation has hired Kate Waltman as Accountant. She is responsible for accounting and reporting functions and administers scholarships including Syracuse Say Yes to Education. Waltman holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and an MBA from Le Moyne College. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has extensive experience in audits of tax-exempt and healthcare organizations in the Central New York region.
Previously, she worked as an auditor at The Bonadio Group, specializing in the nonprofit arena and performing Single Audits of community colleges and universities. She is the founder and Executive Director of Step Up Moment, a local nonprofit. She also serves as Treasurer of A Tiny Home for Good, Inc.
The Central New York Community Foundation was established in 1927 to serve as a permanent community endowment built by the gifts and charitable legacies of individuals, families and businesses for the betterment of the region. It is the largest charitable foundation in Central New York with assets of more than $272 million. It has invested more than $190 million in community improvement projects since its inception. As a grantmaker, civic leader, convener and sponsor of special initiatives, the Community Foundation strives to strengthen local nonprofits, encourage better understanding of the region and address the most critical issues of our time. Its vision is to create a vibrant Central New York community that provides opportunity for everyone and builds a hopeful, prosperous region for future generations.