Central New York Community Foundation at Juneteenth Parade

Last month’s Juneteenth parade, a city-wide expression of pride, brought together the Black community in a display of cultural recognition and social dialogue. Without the phenomenal work of Juneteenth Inc., the festival would not have touched as many hearts as it did.

Headshots of Lisa Alford and Martin Schwab

Lisa Dunn Alford, Executive Director, ACR Health and Martin A. Schwab, Trusts and Estates Tax Attorney, Bond, Schoeneck & King appointed to serve their first three-year term on our Board of Directors.

A new partnership between the Community Foundation and Resilia will support 25 organizations in the Central New York area.

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...

Greater Pulaski Community Fund Logo

Nearly $24,000 in grants will assist nonprofits serving the Village of Pulaski and the Town of Richland.

Cayuga Community Fund Logo

The Cayuga Community Fund has announced its 2022 grant recipients.

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.

A new heat map demonstrates the impact of our neighborhood investments so far through the LeadSafeCNY initiative.

girl studying on laptop in study area at school

View Say Yes Syracuse's latest Report Card to see how we are doing.

Nikki Jones

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