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.
The Central New York Community Foundation recently distributed $769,999 in grants to local nonprofits.
In July, the Everson hosted Frank Buffalo Hyde’s first solo exhibit in New York State, created to dismantle stereotypes and invite audiences to re-think the portrayal of Indigenous people and culture in society and media.
The United Way of CNY recently used a $100,000 grant from our Literacy Initiative Fund to further local literacy efforts through support of the Literacy Coalition of Onondaga.
Mike Nash, president at KS&R and Book Buddies Volunteer, shares how he saw the positive impact of Book Buddies after only a few month volunteering for the program.
Jacob Gedetsis, founder and director of Write Out and lecturer and coordinator of the Writing Resource Center at SUNY ESF, chronicles his transformative journey through The Leadership Classroom.
Juliet Nabinger, employee benefits senior specialist at OneGroup and Book Buddies Volunteer, shares how her experience reading to children in the Syracuse City School District has become the best part of her week.
Colby Cyrus, CAPM and Frank Ridzi, Ph.D. outline our analysis of how often New York State funding to local nonprofits is delayed. Significant delays can result in repercussions for an organization’s ability to carry out its mission.
Community Voices: Promoting Adaptive Recreation in CNY through the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Challenge
Ashley Quimby-Simoni, program manager at the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, shares how adding adaptive recreation along the Erie Canalway Trail is making it possible for people of all abilities to participate in the Canalway Challenge.
Giving Voice Spring 2023: Cover Story