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Grants Support Local Organizations Impacted by COVID-19

A total of $685,925 in grants made to 24 nonprofits in Madison & Onondaga counties. August 4, 2020– Guided by the Council on Foundation’s pledge to “act with fierce urgency to support our nonprofit partners, as well as the people and communities hit hardest by the impacts of COVID-19,” the Central New York Community Foundation responded to COVID-19 by adjusting

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Caroline Palmer: Local Teacher Leaves Sizeable Bequest to Support the Community

When one of Central New York’s long-time school teachers passed away last year, her estate named the Central New York Community Foundation the recipient of nearly $300,000 to serve our community’s greatest needs. Caroline Palmer, known to her many relatives as Aunt Carol, made everyone feel special and worthy of her attention. Whether it was a family member, one of

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Our Fundholders Respond: Bob and Toni Salisbury

We asked our donor-advised fundholders why they chose to give to the COVID-19 Community Support Fund during this crisis. Here’s what Bob and Toni Salisbury had to say: What inspired you to give during this crisis? If you’re going to support the community in this crisis, it’s a no-brainer to support this fund. In reviewing the organizations this fund has

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Our Fundholders Respond: The Waldman Family

We asked our donor-advised fundholders why they chose to give to the COVID-19 Community Support Fund during this crisis. Here’s what the Waldman Family had to say:   What inspired you to give during this crisis? It is a scary time and we felt an overwhelming need to help, and the CNYCF provided a great opportunity. With lots of uncertainty, we

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Our Fundholders Respond: Andy Breuer

We asked our donor-advised fundholders why they chose to give to the COVID-19 Community Support Fund during this crisis. Here’s what Andy Breuer had to say:   What inspired you to give during this crisis? “Giving Back” has always been the culture at Hueber-Breuer, so it was a natural response to give during the COVID-19 pandemic call to action. We are

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Our Fundholders Respond: Steve and Elaine Jacobs

We asked our donor-advised fundholders why they chose to give to the COVID-19 Community Support Fund during this crisis. Here’s what Steve and Elaine Jacobs had to say: What inspired you to give during this crisis? Elaine and I look around and see how fortunate we are. We are safe and secure in our home and have what we need to get

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Our Fundholders Respond: Madelyn Hornstein

We asked our donor-advised fundholders why they chose to give to the COVID-19 Community Support Fund during this crisis. Here’s what Madelyn Hornstein had to say:   What inspired you to give during this crisis? This crisis has affected so many different sectors of our community, in so many different ways.  We wanted to help in some way but didn’t know

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