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$60,000 Infused into Cortland County through Grant Program

The Central New York Community Foundation awarded $60,000 in the third year of its Cortland County Bright Ideas grants to twelve 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 Cortland County Bright Ideas grants program is supported through the generosity of the Fenstermacher Fund,

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Regional and Affiliate Partners Collecting and Disseminating Funds for COVID-19 Relief

Regional and affiliate partners are now collecting and disseminating funds for COVID-19 relief. While we are all dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, some of our neighbors face disproportionate challenges due to unexpected time off from work, unplanned child or health care expenses and lack of access to adequate food and shelter. The Central New York Community Foundation’s

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Madison County Rural Poverty Fund Supports COVID-19 Response

The Madison County Rural Poverty Fund, a regional fund of the Central New York Community Foundation, announced today that it is supporting nonprofit organizations in the region that are working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic consequences of this outbreak. The fund will rapidly deploy flexible resources in the form of one-time operating grants

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The Women’s Fund of Central New York Supports COVID-19 Response

The Women’s Fund of Central New York announced today that it is modifying its grantmaking this year to support nonprofit organizations in the region that are working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic consequences of this outbreak. The fund will rapidly deploy flexible resources in the form of one-time operating grants on a rolling

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Philanthropy & Government Coalition Forms Fund for Cayuga County COVID-19 Support

The Cayuga Community Fund announced today that it has established the Cayuga County COVID-19 Fund in partnership with the United Way of Cayuga County to support nonprofit organizations working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. The fund is designed to rapidly deploy flexible resources in the form of one-time operating grants on a

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Philanthropy & Government Coalition Forms Fund for Oswego County COVID-19 Support

The Oswego County Community Foundation announced today that it has established the Oswego County COVID-19 Fund in partnership with the Richard S. Shineman Foundation and the United Way of Greater Oswego County to support nonprofit organizations working with communities that are disproportionately impacted by economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. The fund is designed to rapidly deploy flexible resources in

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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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