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Community Needs Assessment Shines Light on Poverty Needs

Nearly $150,000 in New Grants Will Continue Study, Help Nonprofits Measure November 27, 2018 – The initial results of a new community assessment led by the Central New York Community Foundation are identifying which life needs are not being adequately met for those living in poverty. The year-long collaborative evaluation identified affordable long-term housing, addiction, lead poisoning, job readiness, and

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Community Foundation Awards Grants to Measure Poverty Program Effectiveness

October 4, 2017- The Central New York Community Foundation recently awarded $169,999 in grants to help charities serving residents living in poverty with measuring, evaluating and communicating their effectiveness towards change. In 2016, the poverty rate in Syracuse increased from 31 to 32.1 percent. At the same time, 47 percent of city children under the age of 18 were living

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Grants Awarded to Measure Nonprofit Performance

October 6, 2014 – How can you move a community forward without knowing where you are and where you want to go? Measuring the effectiveness of a nonprofit organization’s programming can profoundly advance its mission by identifying what works and what doesn’t. More and more, these organizations are feeling immense pressure from government, grantmakers and their external audiences to demonstrate

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