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Anonymous Donor Establishes $100,000 Fund for Benefit of Madison County

August 26, 2015 – A local couple recently established a $100,000 endowment fund at the Central New York Community Foundation that will annually provide support to nonprofit organizations serving Madison County residents. The donors, who have lived in the region for many years, requested their identity remain unpublicized until their passing. The couple first had the idea to establish a

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Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Executive Development Program

July 17, 2015- The Central New York Community Foundation invites executive directors of nonprofit organizations in Onondaga and Madison counties to apply for the 2015 Marsellus Executive Development Program. The Marsellus Executive Development Program offers executive directors the opportunity to brush up on their leadership and work performance skills. This six-month initiative was designed by the Community Foundation, along with

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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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Learn How You Can Help Change the Face of Central New York

In 2010, the Central New York Community Foundation commissioned a study on the impact that imminent estate transfers will have on the region. Over the next few years, local individuals and families will leave an unprecedented $22 billion to their relatives after they pass away. How much of this enormous generational transfer of wealth will stay in this community? Now,

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Career Programs for Syracuse City Youth Expanding With Grants

Photo Caption: Mark Muhammad of Cornell University (left) and Syracuse University grad Jameel Shareef meet during On Point for College’s pilot Men’s Mentoring and Empowerment Networking session. September 30, 2014 – According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 10.9 percent of last year’s college graduates were unemployed after graduation, and many more entered the workforce at or below minimum wage. First-generation

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