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Community Foundation Announces Black Equity & Excellence Advisory Council

The Central New York Community Foundation has launched a new Advisory Council for its racial equity funding priority. The Black Equity & Excellence Advisory Council is charged with reviewing grant proposals and making funding recommendations as well as identifying gaps and opportunities to create a more equitable and economically inclusive Central New York for the Black community. Members represent a

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Indian Cultural Center Raises Money for Community-at-Large

For more than 35 years, the India Community Religious and Cultural Center (ICRCC) has been a vibrant organization that is fulfilling its mission to share and promote India’s rich cultural and religious heritage in the greater Syracuse area and support the community-at-large. This year when the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic reached our region, Dr. Shridevi Karikehalli, pathologist at the

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Community Foundation Announces Promotion

The Central New York Community Foundation has promoted Dashiell Elliott to Program Officer. She previously held the position of Program Manager. Dashiell is tasked with managing and implementing the Community Foundation’s grantmaking and associated programs that are designed to foster a thriving Central New York community. Elliott leads the Community Foundation’s new Black Equity and Excellence Fund, which supports community-based

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Summer Fellows Learn Life Skills and Earn Money During COVID-19 Pandemic

If you had asked Joe Horan in February what his summer was going to look like, he wouldn’t have said spending time with 40 Syracuse-area youth in Zoom meetings. However, when his youth mentorship organization, Building Men, was asked to move its life skills training to a virtual program due to COVID-19, he quickly started planning the agenda. Now, that

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A total of $685,925 in grants made to 24 nonprofits in Madison & Onondaga counties.

Guided by the Council on Foundation’s pledge to “act with fierce urgency to support our nonprofit partners, as well as the people and communities hit hardest by the impacts of COVID-19,” the Central New York Community Foundation responded to COVID-19 by adjusting its spring Community Grant round to prioritize emergency relief efforts in Onondaga and Madison counties. The Council on

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Northside Learning Center Assembles Volunteer Team of Translators and Distributes Food

When Ra Har Met, a graduating senior from the Public Service Leadership Academy at Fowler High School, heard that the Northside Learning Center (NSLC) was assembling a team of volunteers in response to COVID-19, he quickly got in touch with its executive director, Mark Cass. Cass wanted to make sure that the families near their facility had both food and information

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The Women’s Fund of Central New York Supports COVID-19 Response

The Women’s Fund of Central New York announced today that it is modifying its grantmaking this year to support nonprofit organizations in the region that are working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic consequences of this outbreak. The fund will rapidly deploy flexible resources in the form of one-time operating grants on a rolling

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Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund Supports COVID-19 Response

The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund announced today that it is modifying its grantmaking this year to support nonprofit organizations in the region that are working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic consequences of this outbreak. The fund will rapidly deploy flexible resources in the form of one-time operating grants on a rolling basis

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Philanthropy & Government Coalition Forms Fund for Oswego County COVID-19 Support

The Oswego County Community Foundation announced today that it has established the Oswego County COVID-19 Fund in partnership with the Richard S. Shineman Foundation and the United Way of Greater Oswego County to support nonprofit organizations working with communities that are disproportionately impacted by economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. The fund is designed to rapidly deploy flexible resources in

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Pulaski Fund Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving Pulaski or the Town of Richland. The grant application deadline is May 15, 2020. Proposals are encouraged from a variety of program areas including education, health, social services, arts and culture, civic concerns, and preservation of historic resources. Organizations must submit their applications using the

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