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Community Foundation Announces New Board Members and Officer

On June 17, 2020, the Central New York Community Foundation board of directors elected three new members and appointed a new officer. The following new members were appointed to serve their first three-year term: William H. Brower, Vice President, Communications & Advancement, Le Moyne College Bill has 32 years of experience working in higher education advancement. He is skilled in

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Quick Changes Help Agencies Maintain Services During Health Crisis

Vera House was about a week from its annual White Ribbon Walk when the coronavirus pandemic upended plans for its fundraising and domestic and sexual violence awareness campaign. By March 12 Central New York businesses and schools were shutting down, and Vera House moved its monthlong campaign online to prevent spreading the novel coronavirus. As organizations canceled events and businesses

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Community Foundation Announces New Hire and Promotion

May 27, 2020 – The Central New York Community Foundation has hired a new employee and promoted another. Dana Fiel was hired as Finance Associate. Dana is responsible for accounts payable and assisting with the grants process. Dana graduated from SUNY Geneseo with a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and art history. Juliet Maloff was promoted to Communications

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‘POPPING THE QUESTION’ ABOUT CHARITABLE GIVING: David Ayoub

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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Speiser Fund Announces Grant Awards

April 16, 2020 – The Allen Speiser Memorial Vocational Rehabilitation Fund awarded $4,388 to local nonprofit projects meeting a vocational need for individuals with disabilities. The Speiser Fund is a component of the Central New York Community Foundation. AccessCNY received $1,763 to increase the hours and responsibilities of trainees in its workforce program at Provisions Bakery and Restaurant, which helps

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COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OFFERING SCHOLARSHIP FOR GRADUATING SENIORS

The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2020 Frederick K. Kilian Memorial Scholarship. Scholarships may be renewable annually for up to 4 years (or 5 years for engineering only), subject to the recipient’s continued full-time matriculation in his/her program of study and maintenance of a 3.2 cumulative GPA or higher. Selection criteria include academic performance,

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‘POPPING THE QUESTION’ ABOUT CHARITABLE GIVING: Gary Grossman

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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Community Foundation Announces Staff Promotion

February 14, 2020 – The Central New York Community Foundation has promoted Gerianne Corradino to the position of Finance Manager. Corradino has worked for the Community Foundation since 2015 where she previously served as Finance Associate. Corradino is responsible for managing the organization’s grants and accounts payable processes as well as providing affiliate fund and board support. Corradino holds a

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ALLEN SPEISER MEMORIAL FUND ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR GRANT OPPORTUNITY

February 13, 2020—The Allen Speiser Memorial Vocational Rehabilitation Fund is now accepting grant applications. Grant applications will be accepted from programs that promote the placement and retention of employees with disabilities in the workforce. The application deadline is March 6, 2020. Eligibility is limited to 501(c)(3) nonprofit, human service organizations that serve people with disabilities in Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cortland

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Nearly $850,000 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Madison & Onondaga counties

January 22, 2020—The Central New York Community Foundation recently awarded the following grants to local nonprofit organizations: Arts at the Palace received $20,000 to support Script to Stage, an arts-based residency program at the Palace Theater in Hamilton, NY. Boys & Girls Clubs received $25,000 to launch the Junior Staff Program for youth who are looking to explore a career

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