For Black History Month, we chose to highlight two of our Black Equity & Excellence Fund grantees that were named after historical figures: The William Herbert Johnson Bar Association of CNY and the Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company.

Martin Luther King Junior March on Washington

The Young, Black, and Giving Back Institute established this day to elevate Black nonprofits that are committing themselves, day-in and day-out, to improving and enhancing the lives of Black people in this nation.

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The Community Foundation recently awarded a second round of grants from its new Black Equity & Excellence Fund. Grants from the fund support Black-led nonprofit organizations and projects that counteract systemic racism.

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The Central New York Community Foundation has launched a new Advisory Council for its racial equity funding priority.

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The Community Foundation recently awarded the first round of grants from its newly established Black Equity & Excellence Fund.

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Central New York Community Foundation is committing to invest a minimum of $1 million over the next few years through a new Black Equity & Excellence funding priority.