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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Raises $17,930 During Fundraising Campaign

January 14, 2019 (Pulaski, NY)– The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund successfully raised more than $17,000 in community contributions during its fall 2018 appeal. Sixty-five contributions totaling $17,930 were collected during the campaign. This generous support from businesses and community members helped the Fund’s Advisory Committee secure $10,000 in matching dollars from the John Ben Snow Memorial Trust, bringing the

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Grant Opportunity Open to Cortland County Nonprofits

Cortland, NY (January 11, 2019) – The Central New York Community Foundation is offering a grant opportunity for Cortland County nonprofit organizations this winter. The Cortland County Bright Ideas grants program, launched in 2018, is supported through the generosity of the Fenstermacher Fund and other local donors who were inspired to give back to the Cortland community. Nonprofit applicants are

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A New Safe Haven for Youth in Madison County

It’s Wednesday and BRiDGES is holding its monthly lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex and asexual or allied LGBTQIA youth support group at its headquarters in Madison County. Laughter instantaneously fills the room while conversations are sprinkled in throughout. For many of the young people that frequent the center, today is a day to be carefree in a

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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

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Help Victims of the California Wildfires

In November 2018, wildfires throughout the state of California killed three people, displaced hundreds of thousands of residents and destroyed acres of wildlife. Below are links to some organizations that are directing funds to relief efforts. For donors wishing to direct financial support toward relief efforts: State Wide California Fire Foundation http://www.cafirefoundation.org The California Fire Foundation, a non-profit 501 (c)(3)

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‘POPPING THE QUESTION’ ABOUT CHARITABLE GIVING: CARAGH FAHY

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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