Category Archives: Women’s Fund News

Grant Sets in Motion Pilot Program for deaf Women Support Group

The Women’s Fund Distributes Nearly $40,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits September 9, 2018— Sitting at her desk, immersed in the day’s tasks and responsibilities, WHOLE ME, Inc. executive director, Christine Kovar, was approached by two employees, one right after another, who both expressed the need to form a support group to help other deaf women. They expressed that they

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Grant Opportunities Available for Initiatives that Support Women and Girls

April 19, 2018 – The Women’s Fund of Central New York is now accepting grant applications. This year, preference will be given to applications that request funding for planning, operating expenses, and/or organizational capacity building. Funding may be used to cover costs related to: Planning (e.g., data gathering; consultants; meetings) Operation (e.g., administrative salaries; utilities) Capacity Building (e.g., staff and

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Planning Grant Opportunities Available for Initiatives that Support Women and Girls

April 7, 2017- The Women’s Fund of Central New York is now accepting grant applications. This year, applications will be accepted from organizations in need of support for planning grants to address key issues that affect women and girls. Funding may be used to cover costs related planning, such as data gathering, research, consultants or meetings. A total of $30,000

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Women’s Fund Issues Awards to Assist Female Veterans

October 14, 2016 (Syracuse, NY) – Two local organizations each received a special $2,500 award from the Women’s Fund of Central New York, in partnership with Lockheed Martin. Lockheed Martin provided the initial funds, which were then matched and distributed by the Women’s Fund, to benefit female veterans in CNY. The awards, totaling 5,000, were directed to Clear Path for

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Women’s Fund Names $30,000 in Special Impact Awards for Local College Students

August 24, 2016 (Syracuse, NY) – Three local colleges each received a $10,000 Special Impact Award from the Women’s Fund of Central New York. The grants, totaling $30,000, were awarded to Onondaga Community College, Cayuga Community College and SUNY Morrisville to provide emergency financial assistance to female full-time college students. Each college will determine how the funds will be spent

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Grant Opportunities Available for Projects that Support Women and Girls

August 26, 2015- The Women’s Fund of Central New York is now accepting applications from 501 (c)(3) or other publicly supported organizations interested in applying for a grant. Organizations or projects that will have a positive impact on an issue or opportunity facing women and girls will be considered. A total of $30,000 is available for grant funding this year.

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Women’s Fund Honored Grantees at Awards Reception

May 1, 2015 (Syracuse, NY) – Twelve nonprofit organizations from Onondaga, Madison and Cayuga counties were awarded grants at the Women’s Fund of Central New York’s annual grant awards reception, held on April 29. This awards dinner marked 15 years of grantmaking by the Fund for the benefit of women and girls in Central New York. The grants, totaling $30,500,

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