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Grant Opportunities Available for Initiatives that Support Women and Girls

April 18, 2019 – The Women’s Fund of Central New York (Women’s Fund) invites grant applications from nonprofit organizations whose primary focus is to address key issues affecting women and girls in Central New York. Nonprofit charitable organizations determined as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code (IRS), that provide services directly to women and girls in

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Speiser Fund Announces Grant Awards

April 15, 2019 – The Allen Speiser Memorial Vocational Rehabilitation Fund awarded $4,031 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. Arc of Onondaga received $1,501 to help individuals secure competitive employment through the use of assessment tools that assist in identifying their career

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$55,000 Infused into Cortland County through Grant Program

Cortland, NY (April 5, 2019) – The Central New York Community Foundation awarded $55,000 in the second year of its Cortland County Bright Ideas grants to eleven nonprofit organizations. This is the most awarded so far in Cortland Bright Ideas history. Each received a $5,000 grant toward a program enhancement. The grants were made possible by contributions from the Fenstermacher

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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

March 20, 2019 (Pulaski, NY) – The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving Pulaski or the Town of Richland. The grant application deadline is May 15, 2019.   Proposals are encouraged from a variety of program areas including education, health, social services, arts and culture, civic concerns, and preservation of historic resources.

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COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OFFERING SCHOLARSHIP FOR GRADUATING SENIORS

March 2019 (Syracuse, NY) – The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2019 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.

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Popping the Question About Charitable Giving: HOW TO BECOME A PHILANTHROPIC BUSINESS LEADER FOR YOUR COMMUNITY

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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