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

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The Community Foundation’s 5forCNY initiative, which invites community members to give back to the region by setting aside a portion of their assets for Central New York charities, immediately resonated with Michael and Susan Meath.

Artwork

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.

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Hear from Julia Trivisonno, a Senior Vice President and Key Private Bank Market Leader, on how applying financial psychology is critical to a person’s money mindset and the behaviors that follow, especially with charitable giving considerations.

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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.

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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.

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Seventeen Black Equity & Excellence Fun grants, totaling $238,200, distributed to Black-led organizations.

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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.

Frank Ridzi tells us about a new racial equity section on CNY Vitals, our 'state of the community' website.

Debbie & Harvey Kliman

Despite two very different upbringings, Harvey and Debbie Kliman developed similar values around giving. Harvey, the youngest of four boys, grew up in Boston, MA.His parents, who immigrated to the United States from Western Ukraine, maintained an Orthodox Jewish household and made a living in...