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

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Year Founded

1927

Total Assets

$366M

Grants Awarded

$20.5M

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News & Stories

Publications May 19, 2022

Aligning Charitable Investments with Values

Giving Voice Spring 2022: Giving Matters

Bill Davies
Blogs May 18, 2022

‘POPPING THE QUESTION’ ABOUT CHARITABLE GIVING: William Davies

Hear from William Davies, Attorney at Davies Law Firm, P.C., on how he “pops the ...

A Message Regarding the Racially Motivated Shooting in Buffalo
News Releases May 16, 2022

A Message Regarding the Racially Motivated Shooting in Buffalo

We all deserve to be able to go about our daily lives feeling safe from ...

Oswego County Community Foundation Logo
News Releases May 10, 2022

Oswego County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

Nonprofit organizations [or other publicly supported organizations, such as churches, libraries, etc.] serving Oswego County residents ...

Blogs May 8, 2022

Reflections: Supporting Businesses to Achieve Equity

Learn why we are striving to partner with more minority and/or women-owned business enterprises (MWBE) ...

Who Want Smoke BBQ staff and students
Blogs May 6, 2022

Who Want Smoke BBQ

For Tamica Barnett, barbecues have the potential to uplift communities while creating a newfound sense ...

Foster grandparents with children
Blogs May 2, 2022

Innovation in Action: Data Dating

"Data Dating" pairs non-profits together to better serve the communities they represent.

News Releases April 29, 2022

Community Foundation Announces Promotions

Congratulations to our recently promoted Community Foundation staff members!

Two teens work on a video camera
News Releases April 17, 2022

Community Foundation Funds Programs That Connect Syracuse Students to Career Development

Two grants will help Syracuse students secure internships and mentors.

Publications May 19, 2022

Aligning Charitable Investments with Values

Giving Voice Spring 2022: Giving Matters

Bill Davies
Blogs May 18, 2022

‘POPPING THE QUESTION’ ABOUT CHARITABLE GIVING: William Davies

Hear from William Davies, Attorney at Davies Law Firm, P.C., on how he “pops the ...

A Message Regarding the Racially Motivated Shooting in Buffalo
News Releases May 16, 2022

A Message Regarding the Racially Motivated Shooting in Buffalo

We all deserve to be able to go about our daily lives feeling safe from ...

Oswego County Community Foundation Logo
News Releases May 10, 2022

Oswego County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

Nonprofit organizations [or other publicly supported organizations, such as churches, libraries, etc.] serving Oswego County residents ...

Blogs May 8, 2022

Reflections: Supporting Businesses to Achieve Equity

Learn why we are striving to partner with more minority and/or women-owned business enterprises (MWBE) ...

Who Want Smoke BBQ staff and students
Blogs May 6, 2022

Who Want Smoke BBQ

For Tamica Barnett, barbecues have the potential to uplift communities while creating a newfound sense ...

Foster grandparents with children
Blogs May 2, 2022

Innovation in Action: Data Dating

"Data Dating" pairs non-profits together to better serve the communities they represent.

News Releases April 29, 2022

Community Foundation Announces Promotions

Congratulations to our recently promoted Community Foundation staff members!

Two teens work on a video camera
News Releases April 17, 2022

Community Foundation Funds Programs That Connect Syracuse Students to Career Development

Two grants will help Syracuse students secure internships and mentors.

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