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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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A NEW LOOK AT TRANSFER OF WEALTH

Imagine the difference we could make in our community if $55 million in grants were available to our local nonprofit organizations each year. For reference, the Community Foundation currently deploys about $3 million per year from its general funds towards community grants and strategic initiatives. That means we could distribute nearly 20 times more support to vital community programs each

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Community Foundation Announces New Hire

November 5, 2019 – The Central New York Community Foundation has hired one employee. Darrell Buckingham, Manager, Foundation and Facility Operations Darrell joined the Central New York Community Foundation team in July to serve as Manager, Foundation and Facility Operations. Darrell previously served as Personnel Officer for the Onondaga County Public Libraries and is the former Chapter President for Central

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