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

Darrell Buckingham, program officer, explains how ending childhood lead poisoning also addresses racial equity.

Pragya Murphy, development officer, introduces our new SRI investment pool, which includes DEI values.

Lead Picture

Central New York has been a victim of lead poisoning for decades. We hosted a community-wide event to discuss ways to address this destructive problem in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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At the Community Foundation, we work with donors to help them support the causes and charities that are close to their hearts. We manage more than 800 charitable funds set up by individuals, businesses and nonprofits. These funds provide support for the greatest needs of...

Ahmeed Turner, executive director, Say Yes Syracuse, explains how the scholarship program helps break down barriers toward racial equity in education.

Katrina Crocker, vice president, communications explains how asset framing within our narratives can help advance racial equity.

Tom Griffith, vice president of development, tells us about his department's efforts to learn best practices for how to discuss racial equity with donors and create a welcoming environment for donors of color.

Hear from Madelyn H. Hornstein, CEO, Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC, on how she “pops the question.”

Frank Ridzi, vice president, community investment, reflects on how nonprofits can measure how effectively their programs are improving equity in our community.