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The Central New York Community Foundation recently distributed $769,999 in grants to local nonprofits.

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The Community Foundation’s 5forCNY initiative, which invites community members to give back to the region by setting aside a portion of their assets for Central New York charities, immediately resonated with Michael and Susan Meath.

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Hear from Julia Trivisonno, a Senior Vice President and Key Private Bank Market Leader, on how applying financial psychology is critical to a person’s money mindset and the behaviors that follow, especially with charitable giving considerations.

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Mike Nash, president at KS&R and Book Buddies Volunteer, shares how he saw the positive impact of Book Buddies after only a few month volunteering for the program.

Linda Verni Williams

When Linda Verni Williams first opened the Oneida Lakes Arts & Heritage Center (“the center”) in October 2021, she wasn’t sure anyone would show up. She had long dreamt of creating a central gathering place for artists and people of all ages to learn, share...

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Seventeen Black Equity & Excellence Fun grants, totaling $238,200, distributed to Black-led organizations.

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Jacob Gedetsis, founder and director of Write Out and lecturer and coordinator of the Writing Resource Center at SUNY ESF, chronicles his transformative journey through The Leadership Classroom.

Debbie & Harvey Kliman

Despite two very different upbringings, Harvey and Debbie Kliman developed similar values around giving. Harvey, the youngest of four boys, grew up in Boston, MA.His parents, who immigrated to the United States from Western Ukraine, maintained an Orthodox Jewish household and made a living in...

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Learn how Jeff Knauss and his wife use their donor-advised to engage their children in their philanthropy by participating in the decision-making process around where they direct support and where they volunteer their time.

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Juliet Nabinger, employee benefits senior specialist at OneGroup and Book Buddies Volunteer, shares how her experience reading to children in the Syracuse City School District has become the best part of her week.