The Central New York Community Foundation is a public charity that collects contributions from private donors, manages them to grow over time and then distributes funding to local charities to help them thrive.

Learn About CNYCF

Year Founded

1927

Total Assets

$260M

Grants Awarded

$15.2M

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News & Stories

Oneida Community Mansion House
Stories June 8, 2021

Lang and Nini Hatcher

“They were sensationally good parents,” Joe remarked. Lang and Nini will both be remembered fondly ...

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News Releases May 28, 2021

COVID-19: CNYCF and Philanthropy Center Update

Find updates on steps the Central New York Community Foundation and CNY Philanthropy Center are ...

Publications May 26, 2021

Our Spending Policy & Field-of-Interest Funds

Giving Voice Spring 2021: Granting Matters

Richard levy stands with his wife
Stories May 26, 2021

Improving Equity with Philanthropy

Giving Voice Spring 2021: Donor Story

A mobile unit is prepping to respond to a crisis for Oswego Behavioral Health.
News Releases May 16, 2021

Oswego Fund is Now Accepting Grant Applications

OCCF is now accepting grant applications!

Stories May 14, 2021

Ray and Linda Straub

By working hard and being thoughtful with their spending, the pair had everything they needed ...

Blogs May 14, 2021

‘Popping The Question’ About Charitable Giving: Martin A. Schwab, Esq.

Hear from Martin A. Schwab, Esq., Partner, Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC, on how he ...

Stories May 12, 2021

Video Playback: Lunch & Learn | May 2021

In this session, we featured advisors who spoke about philanthropy and the role that professional ...

Library assistant holds a fogging sanitizer.
Stories May 7, 2021

Fogging Sanitizers at Madison County Libraries Save Time and Money

“I love that today’s libraries have items that are a little out of the ordinary,” ...

Oneida Community Mansion House
Stories June 8, 2021

Lang and Nini Hatcher

“They were sensationally good parents,” Joe remarked. Lang and Nini will both be remembered fondly ...

covid-19 graphic
News Releases May 28, 2021

COVID-19: CNYCF and Philanthropy Center Update

Find updates on steps the Central New York Community Foundation and CNY Philanthropy Center are ...

Publications May 26, 2021

Our Spending Policy & Field-of-Interest Funds

Giving Voice Spring 2021: Granting Matters

Richard levy stands with his wife
Stories May 26, 2021

Improving Equity with Philanthropy

Giving Voice Spring 2021: Donor Story

A mobile unit is prepping to respond to a crisis for Oswego Behavioral Health.
News Releases May 16, 2021

Oswego Fund is Now Accepting Grant Applications

OCCF is now accepting grant applications!

Stories May 14, 2021

Ray and Linda Straub

By working hard and being thoughtful with their spending, the pair had everything they needed ...

Blogs May 14, 2021

‘Popping The Question’ About Charitable Giving: Martin A. Schwab, Esq.

Hear from Martin A. Schwab, Esq., Partner, Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC, on how he ...

Stories May 12, 2021

Video Playback: Lunch & Learn | May 2021

In this session, we featured advisors who spoke about philanthropy and the role that professional ...

Library assistant holds a fogging sanitizer.
Stories May 7, 2021

Fogging Sanitizers at Madison County Libraries Save Time and Money

“I love that today’s libraries have items that are a little out of the ordinary,” ...

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