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Community Foundation Awards Over $250,000 in Grants in the Region 
We  are excited to announce  grants  awards of $256,168 to 38 organizations! Grants ranged from $550 to $20,000 for projects and programs from arts and cultural organizations, child care centers, libraries, emergency services, Habitat for Humanity, animal welfare agencies, and others. Learn more here.

Registration is now open for the virtual 16th Annual Women’s Fund Breakfast! June 24, 2021 8-9:30 Tickets are available here https://bit.ly/39NQMlc
Jami Floyd, a Binghamton University grad, Senior Editor for the Race & Justice Unit at New York Public Radio and the Legal Editor in the WNYC Newsroom will be our keynote speaker on Rebuilding After COVID-19: Healthcare Inequalities and Political Divides. 

Women’s Fund Grant Opportunity
The Women’s Fund is currently accepting grant inquiries from organizations in our 5-county region seeking to improve the lives of women and girls. The deadline for submission is Monday, April 26th. Decisions will be made in June.
Women’s Fund Guidelines 2021

Grant Writing Workshop Recording Now Available
Did you miss our grant writing workshop in January and want to learn how to write a successful grant application and sharpen your grant writing skills?  Follow this link to the recording of the workshop.  https://bit.ly/2OjTFCy

Racial Justice and Equity Grants Made to Five Organizations. 

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.”

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! https://www.facebook.com/groups/CNYORGS/