Last month's Lead Task Force Strategic Planning focused on solutions for childhood lead poisoning.

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable tax credit geared towards middle, and low-income adults, oftentimes with children. However, many individuals who are eligible to file inevitably don’t, as they assume they do not qualify. Layla’s Got You partnered with the Community Foundation...

Lead Free Kids New York at assembly

Central New York is home to various features to be proud of. However, it is also the epicenter of the country’s childhood lead poisoning epidemic. Lead Free Kids New York has made a mission to end this crisis once and for all.

Children on the playground

For children who are eager to spend time with their friends but have physical impairments, playgrounds can represent a physical reminder of what separates, rather than what brings together. The North Syracuse Early Education Program (NSEEP) recognized how essential the role of a playground is...

Young girl balancing on one leg

It’s common to see adults with visual or physical impairments engaging in adaptive recreational activities, but there is often a lack of opportunity for youth—most notably on the sports field. The Upstate Foundation's "Blind Sport Expo" is changing that.

Older woman sits at a table

Interfaith Works has received $35,000 to assist low-income, older adults in the waning stages of the pandemic.

Nikki Jones

Nikki R. Jones is creating and trailblazing a path for black women in her community.

Who Want Smoke BBQ staff and students

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

Foster grandparents with children

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

Bob Vitkus stands outside

Dr. Robert J. Vitkus adored the outdoors, and Tomorrow's Neighborhood's Today seeks to continue his vision.