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Giving Spotlight E-Newsletter

Our bi-monthly e-newsletter keeps you up-to-date on all the exciting happenings at the Community Foundation. 
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Year Month Topic(s)
2019 Nov/Dec Enhancing Greenspace in Syracuse Neighborhoods: RISE Garden, Long-time Educator & Generous Spirit Leaves a Special Legacy, New Fund Set to Sustain Honor Flight, Supporting Landlords to be EPA-Certified, STAFF HIGHLIGHT: Kate Waltman
2019 Sept/Oct Good Lawns Cultivates Work Ethic and Entrepeneurial Spirit, NYCLU Fosters Community Dialogue for I-81/Community Grid Project, Long-Time Educator & Generous Spirit Leaves a Special Legacy, Funding Awarded to Ensure Accurate Census Count, Paper Released: How a Poverty Index Can Indentify Solutions
2019 July/Aug Fund Helps Send Extraordinary Talent to International Competition, Outdoor Learning Center Enhances Programming, Bud Haylor: A Legacy of Service, All Write! Comes to Onondaga County, New Program Addresses Mental Health Needs of Refugees, Making Syracuse Lead Safe, One Window at a Time
2019 May/June Say Yes to Education-10 years, Shaping the Next Young Women Leaders, Mary Pat Oliker: Giving Forward, Grant Equips Nonprofit for Census Outreach, Local Effort Enhances Path to Post-Secondary Education, New Technology Helps Those With Epilepsy
2019 Mar/Apr Legacy Lives on In $2.5 million Estate, Family Seeking Refuge Finds Hidden Danger in Safe Haven, ACR Health Provides Mental Health Services, Reading Made Sweet: Interaction Learning about Agriculture, Vera House Makes Big Move, Seeks Helpf From Community, Upcoming Events and Deadlines
2019 Jan/Feb Woman's Legacy Honored, A New Safe Haven for Youth, New Otisco Lake Preserve Connects Community to Natural Beauty, Community Members Develop Friendships with Nursing Home Residents, Early Childhood Alliance Launches Help me Grow Onondaga, Upcoming Events and Deadlines
2018 Nov/Dec Forgotten Central New York Suffragist Celebrated Through Opera, Hope Cafe Helps Those in Need, Offers Travel-Inspired Flavors, Community Foundation Partners with Elementary School to Fill Gaps in Summer Learning, 'Popping the Question' About Charitable Giving: Caragh Fahy, Bernie Henderson: Rooted in Giving, TLC Celebrates 25 Years
2018 Sep/Oct CNY Film Professionals Launches Website to Unite Growing Film Industry, 'Popping the Question' About Charitable Giving: Karin DeLaney, Richard Levy: Supporting Future Generations, 2018 Annual Report Released!, Grant Sets in Motion Pilot Program for Deaf Women Support Group
2018 Jul/Aug Fit Families: Empowering Parents and Children through Physical Education, On Point for College Relocates with Students' Needs in Mind, CNYCF Staff Member's Spirit and Love for the Community Will Continue to Help Others, Ron and Margaret Peckham: Supporting the Place They Love
2018 Apr/May A Piece of History in Aurora Promotes Message of Tolerance and Justice, Philanthropic Foodies Combines Local Culinary Talent with Charitable Giving, Carlton and Shirley West: Supporting the Place They Love, City Limits: A Poverty Project, charitySTRONG, Ucoming Events and Deadlines.
2018 Jan/Feb New Playground Helps Children Learn Through Play, Community Center Gets Second Life, Children Learn Life Lessons On and Off the Field, Anne Ruffer: Charitable Giving Advice, City Limits: A Poverty Project, FLORIDA RESIDENCY: It Doesn't Have to Change NYS Charitable Giving and Upcoming Events and Deadlines.
2017 Nov/Dec Breaking the Cycle: Grants Addressing Poverty, Our Building Turns 100, Riester Leaves a Legacy of Creative Inspiration, Connecting Families to Read Together, Grants Help Charities Measure Progress, Greater Giving: Sharing What Matters, Your Application Was Denied. Now What? and Upcoming Events and Deadlines.
2017 June/July Manlius Teen Shares Love For Science and Technology With Area Children, Syracuse Restaurant Opens Doors of Innovation & Opportunity, Your Story is Powerful (But Only if You Tell It), Community Foundation Gave Record $14 Million in Grants Last Year, CNYCF Awards Largest Arts and Culture Grant In Our 90-Year History, Community Foundation Establishes 35 New Funds, Second Round of Storytelling Initiative Launches in CNY, Community Foundation Announces New Board Members and Officers
2017 Apr/May Syracuse Students Discover Inner-Strength Through Positivity Project, Hamilton Food Cupboard Grows 2,000 Plants and Seedlings, Judge Neal McCurn gave the gift of giving to his children, Board Member Look-Back Series, Foundation Makes First Impact Investment, Speiser Fund Awards Grants, CNYCF Awards Grant to Enhance Early Childhood Education, CNYCF Announces Staff Promotions, Women's Fund Accepting Grant Applications.
2017 Feb/Mar Empowering Entrepreneurs at Syracuse Central Library, 11-Year Old Piano Prodigy Receives Life-Changing Grant, CNYCF Staff Member 'Steps-Up' For a Good Cause, the Hezel's Giving Story, Speiser Fund Accepting Applications, Scholarship Available for Graduating Seniors, Cayuga Fund Accepting Applications, Board Member Look-Back Series, Windows of Downtown Opportunity, Meet the 2017 CNY Young & Amazing Award Winners.
2016-2017 Dec/Jan New Experiences Introduce Syracuse Teens to Future Opportunities, Symbol of Freedom Sits at Center of Peace Garden, Community Foundation Hires Program Associate, Grants Awarded to Measure Nonprofit Performance, Six Groups Selected for The Leadership Classroom, Women's Fund Issues Awards to Assist Female Veterans, CNYCF Receives National Recognition, See What Matters in CNY: Giving Tuesday, Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Events.
2016 Aug/Sept 2016 Annual Report, Working Together for Syracuse RBI, Barb Genton Giving Story, Community Foundation Hires CFO & Promotes Vice President, Cayuga Fund Distributes More than $35,000 in Grants, Women's Fund Names Special Impact Awards for Local College Students, Pulaski Fund Awards $11,649, Oneida Public Library Now Offering Hotspot Kits, Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Events.
2016 June/July Art Paves Future for Teen, Walk in My Shoes: A Poverty Simulation, New Community Foundation Board Members Named, $333,944 in Community Grants Awarded, Five Orgs Graduate From Leadership Training Program, Mary Mathews Giving Story, a Fond Farewell to John Eberle, GHHI Compact Signed for Greater Syracuse, Leaders of Tomorrow Graduate from NTL, Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Events.
2016 April/May Steps to Thrive: Hopeprint Empowers Refugee Women, Grant Awarded to Help Combat Poverty in CNY; Total of $129,200 Awarded, Lane & Merante Receive Promotions, Grants for Vocational Rehabilitation Awarded, Women's Fund Awards $34,500 in Grants, Baldwinsville Man Keeps to Himself, Ends up Giving Big, Bob & Zalie Linn Giving Story, Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Events.
2016 Feb/March $20 Million NYS Gift Completes Endowment Goal for Say Yes to Education, $5 Million SRC, Inc. Challenge Match for Say Yes Complete, Community Foundation Featured in CEP Report on Transparency, Scholarship Available for Graduating Seniors, A Teacher's Lasting Legacy, Work Train Provides an Avenue to New Opportunities, Linda Dickerson Hartsock Giving Story, Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Events.
2015-2016 Dec/Jan $313,666 in Grants Awarded; McMahon/Ryan Receives Funding to Fuel Campaign to Fight Child Abuse, Greater Pulaski Fund Reaches Challenge Match During Fall Campaign, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative Hosts Stakeholder Convening, Northern Onondaga Public Library Grows a Greener Community with LibraryFarm, Syracuse Restaurant Gets "Up Started!" (Video), Ruth Hancock Utilizes the Community Foundation in Memory of her Husband, CNY Philanthropy Center Celebrates Five Years, Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Events.
2015 Oct/Nov $376,089 in Grants Awarded; Salvation Army Funding will Expand Mental Health Service, Five Local Groups Selected for The Leadership Classroom, Pulaski Fund Annual Campaign Begins, Union Springs grad donates $2.7 million to benefit hometown, Assisting Animals: CNY SPCA Kennel Renovation (Video), Devoted Friends Honor Memory of Fayetteville-Manlius Alum, Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Events.
2015 Aug/Sept 2015 Annual Report Released, Anonymous Donor Establishes $100,000 Fund for Benefit of Madison County, Marsellus Executive Development Program Helps Nonprofit Leaders, Literacy Coalition Announces Exciting Findings about Local Literacy Programming, Jenni-Lyn Watson Memorial Fund Continues Legacy, Matthew 25 Farm Donates Fresh Produce to Food Insecure in CNY, Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Events.
2015 June/July $590,588 in Community Grants Awarded, Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members, Inaugural Robert and Roberta Hurd Scholarship Recipient Announced, Land Bank Moves to CNY Philanthropy Center, Six Local Organizations Graduate from TLC, Pets Visit Community Foundation for Bring Your Dog to Work Day, Cayuga Fund Distributes More than $30,000 in Grants, Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Events.
2015 April/May CNYCF Joins Sustainable Homes Effort, Promotions Announced, Northside Tour Reveals New Side to Historic Neighborhood, Speiser Fund Awards Grants, Grants Awarded for Health Support Services, Food Bank Expands Distribution of Vital Food Resources (Video), Contact Community Services Launches Crisis Chat, The Murphy's Giving Story, Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Events.
2015 Feb/March Pulaski Fund Awards Grants, CNYCF Goes Red for Women, Oswego Foundation Meets Matching Challenge, Literacy Champions Excite Children About Reading, Cazenovia Organizations Benefit from Donor's Grant Initiative, Students Learn Anti-Bullying from Shakespeare, Skaneateles Library Launched Book Locker at YMCA, Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Events.