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Oswego County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Application

The Oswego County Community Foundation (Oswego Foundation) is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving Oswego County. The grant application deadline is July 15, 2018. Proposals are encouraged from a variety of program areas including education, health, social services, arts and culture, civic concerns and preservation of historic resources. Requests may range from $500 – $5,000. The maximum grant

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Speiser Fund Announces Largest Grant Award

April 30, 2018 – The Allen Speiser Memorial Vocational Rehabilitation Fund awarded $4,000 to Access to Independence of Cortland County, Inc. (ATI) to host a series community events that promote the placement and retention of employees with disabilities in the workforce. The Speiser Fund is a component of the Central New York Community Foundation. People with disabilities continue to face

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Grant Awarded to Enhance the Lives of Senior Citizens and Children

More than $110,000 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Onondaga & Madison counties April 16, 2018—Every weekday, 66 year-old Grandpa Ray looks forward to seeing his “grandchildren” at the PEACE, Inc. (PEACE) Head Start Merrick School. Ray once struggled with unemployment and alcoholism after leaving the Navy. He found himself homeless and abandoned by his relatives. Now, he spends his

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Community Foundation Announces New Hire and Promotion

April 3, 2018 – The Central New York Community Foundation has hired one employee and promoted one. Kari Simpkins was hired as Program Associate. She assists with the implementation of the community grant program, special initiatives and nonprofit development programs. A native of Rochester, New York, Simpkins attended Syracuse University and holds a degree in Child and Family Studies with

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Community Foundation Offering Scholarship For Graduation Seniors

March 21, 2018 (Syracuse, NY) – The Central New York Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 Frederick K. Kilian Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will award $2,675 each to one graduating male and female this year. Scholarships may be renewed annually for up to 4 years (or 5 years for engineering only), subject to the recipient’s continued full-time

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Philanthropic Foodies Combines Local Culinary Talent with Charitable Giving

Guests celebrating at the 2017 Philanthropic Foodies event

More than 200 local dining enthusiasts gathered at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo this past July to enjoy the samplings of local chefs at the Sixth Annual Philanthropic Foodies Culinary Showcase. While attendees enjoyed gourmet selections from some of the region’s most talented chefs – along with live music and an enthusiastic auction – more than $50,000 was being raised for

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More than $110,000 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Madison County

January 23, 2018 – The Central New York Community Foundation awarded $113,858 in grants to three nonprofit organizations serving Madison County. Earlville Free Library received $18,858 to create a new children’s area, computer laboratory and teen lounge. The designated space will enhance the library’s ability to provide customized materials and services to children and youth. The Earlville Free Library offers

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