Two high school girls in a research class

Say Yes Syracuse recently released its 2019-2020 Report Card to demonstrate the positive impact it is having on students.

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We were recently honored with Centerstate CEO's Nonprofit of the Year Award.

Collage of Community Leaders

This is not a time to celebrate, but to collaborate. We asked local leaders where the community can go from here to continue progress.

Our country is experiencing an increase in violent, hateful, and deeply alarming acts against the Asian American community.

Since we began our LeadSafeCNY commitment 2 years ago, already 600 windows and 79 doors have been replaced in high-poverty neighborhoods.

Collage photos of Bob Vitkus fishing and with friends and family

When Bob Vitkus passed away last year, his estate named the Community Foundation the recipient of $10 million to support outdoor parks and recreation areas, a cause that had significant importance to him.

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We recently distributed $539,877 in grants to nonprofit organizations in Onondaga and Madison counties through our Community Grantmaking program.

Dismantling Institutional Racism: The Beginning of Our Journey

We believe that addressing structural racism and racial disparities is the first essential step towards reaching our vision for Central New York: to be a vibrant community with opportunity for everyone. But in order to partner with our community in making change in this way,...