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Community Foundation awards $454,200 in grants to area non-profits. 

The Racial Justice and Equity Fund is now open for grant letters of intent! Review the grant guidelines here. All inquiries should be made through our on-line grant system by clicking here.

Our Statement on Social, Economic, and Racial Justice
“As philanthropic leaders in south central New York, we stand with those who seek to eliminate racial injustice. We are committed to do our part both internally as an organization, and in the region. Systemic racism at the individual, community, and societal level cannot be addressed with one-time statements. Real change requires ongoing action borne out of hard work, difficult conversations, education and commitment. We invite all our supporters and community partners to join us in working to address the social and economic justice issues that disproportionately affect the Black community in our country.”

OurSpace Park Update
OurSpace Park has been rebuilt thanks to the generosity of the community!  Contributions are still needed and welcomed to expand and finish the job.  You can contribute by clicking here

COVID-19 Relief Grant Awards
March 15 – August 15, 2020

The Community Foundation offices remain closed for now. We continue to work remotely and are available via voicemail or email, so don’t hesitate to be in touch should you need us.

Our Facebook group for SCNY organizations that are responding to COVID-19 is still very active. Follow this link to join!

Our August 2020 Non-Profit COVID-19 Follow-up Survey has been completed. Follow this link to view a summary of findings.

See the results of our March 2020 Non-Profit COVID-19 survey here:COVID-19 non-profit survey results.