The topic of lead poisoning has recently burst back into the scene in Central New York due to high-profile publicity and community action.

The New York State Census Equity Fund today announced its second round of grants, totaling $1,437,000, to 56 organizations to support efforts across the state to reach hard-to-count communities in the 2020 Census.

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Central New York Community Foundation is making it easier for area nonprofits to analyze their programming in real-time.

Darrell Buckingham

The Central New York Community Foundation has hired one employee.

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The Central New York Community Foundation has awarded its second round of LeadSafeCNY grants, totaling $342,500, to help address childhood lead poisoning in Syracuse.

A mobile unit is prepping to respond to a crisis for Oswego Behavioral Health.

Thirteen local nonprofit groups received grants totaling $28,600 from the Oswego County Community Foundation.

Studies based on federal census data have helped shine a light in recent years on Syracuse’s high poverty rates.

A woman leading a group through a presentation.

The Central New York Community Foundation is awarding a $15,000 grant to Interfaith Works to promote completion of the 2020 Census with New Americans and seniors, two populations that are notoriously undercounted in the decennial count.

Children enjoy the petting zoo at the Salmon River Festival in Pulaski.

The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund recently awarded $28,376 in grants to nonprofit organizations serving the greater Pulaski area.

A family poses with the Easter Bunny.

The STEHP program provides people facing eviction with the resources to stay in their home while the Transitional Housing program provides families with short-term and long-term housing assistance necessities.