The Black Equity & Excellence Advisory Council is charged with reviewing grant proposals and making funding recommendations as well as identifying gaps and opportunities to create a more equitable and economically inclusive Central New York for the Black community.

Nonprofit applicants are invited to submit grant proposals for enhancing their organization and better serving their community.

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

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The bridge loan fund will help nonprofit organizations continue essential community services while awaiting the receipt of approved grant funding.

More than $3.1 million is now advancing housing, business development and lending through our local impact investing program.

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The LeadSafeCNY coalition will now be able to hire a coordinator thanks to a grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation.

Today, we are pleased to announce the Community Foundation’s next leader.

The Community Foundation’s board of directors has approved the hiring of Melanie Littlejohn as our next president & CEO.

The community foundation adds two Philanthropic Services Officers to the Development team.

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State-of-the-art resources and one-on-one coaching are being offered to 17 organizations that are primarily serving socially, culturally and economically diverse residents.