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Grant Opportunity Open to Cortland County Nonprofits

The Central New York Community Foundation is offering a grant opportunity to Cortland County nonprofit organizations this winter. Nonprofit applicants are invited to submit their ‘bright idea’ for enhancing their organization and better serving their community. The simple online form can be accessed at cnycf.org/cortland and must be submitted by Monday, February 24, 2020. The Cortland County Bright Ideas grants

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Staff Advancement Grant Opens Doors for Nonprofit Employees

More than twenty years ago, Mike and Elaine Crough identified a common challenge among social service employees – that a large number of those working below the executive level lacked opportunities for further training and advancement. “With a little financial help, these hard working individuals could expand their horizons and future compensation while adding even greater value to the organizations

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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Raises $14,730 During Fundraising Campaign

The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund successfully raised more than $14,000 in community contributions during its fall 2019 appeal. Sixty-three contributions totaling $14,730 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 combined total raised to $24,730.

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PULASKI FUND IN FINAL PUSH TO REACH $10,000 GOAL

November 20, 2019 – The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund’s Advisory Committee has raised more than $8,000 toward its fundraising goal of $10,000. With less than one month remaining to raise $2,000 by December 15, the Advisory Committee is working hard to meet its goal in this final stretch. Doing so will make the Fund eligible to receive a dollar-for-dollar

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Community Foundation Announces New Hire

November 5, 2019 – The Central New York Community Foundation has hired one employee. Darrell Buckingham, Manager, Foundation and Facility Operations Darrell joined the Central New York Community Foundation team in July to serve as Manager, Foundation and Facility Operations. Darrell previously served as Personnel Officer for the Onondaga County Public Libraries and is the former Chapter President for Central

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Community Foundation Awards New Grants to End Lead Poisoning

First Grants Showing Noticeable Outcomes, One Year In October 17, 2019 – The Central New York Community Foundation has awarded its second round of LeadSafeCNY grants, totaling $342,500, to help address childhood lead poisoning in Syracuse. In its first year, the initiative resulted in the installation of lead-free windows and doors in 27 Syracuse housing units; 60 income-eligible residents moved into new, affordable, lead-free

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NYCLU Fosters Community Dialogue for I-81/Community Grid Project

Attorney Lanessa Chaplin grew up seeing I-81 every day as a Southside resident of Syracuse, but during her childhood she wasn’t aware of how it contributed to the generational poverty that surrounded her or the negative psychological, neurological, and respiratory effects that can come with living near the highway. Chaplin, who now serves as Project Counsel for the New York

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