Since its inception in 1998, the Women’s Fund has awarded $450,000 in grants, and has grown its endowment to more than $1 million.

The Women’s Fund will award up to eight $5,000 grants to support programs and ideas that aim to better serve women and girls in the Central New York community.

The Women’s Fund of Central New York announced today that it is modifying its grantmaking this year to support nonprofit organizations in the region.

Nine nonprofit organizations from Oswego, Onondaga, Madison and Cayuga counties were awarded grants from the Women’s Fund of Central New York.

Several plans for a new museum were found in Helen Everson's home, suggesting that she may have hoped to see a new building erected during her lifetime.

She was an accomplished writer and authored several highly acclaimed research papers, often based on historical themes, including a paper on the history of Iroquois Wampum, as well as a general history of Onondaga County, both of which are still regularly referenced at the Onondaga...

In 1896, the Wieting Theater burned down for a 3rd time, and Mary re-built it again, making it bigger and better, turning it into the number one theater in Syracuse.

Gifford inherited just over $1,000,000 (equivalent to approximately $16,700,000 in today’s dollars).

Sage's estate at the time of her death consisted of close to $50,000,000, almost all of which went to charity.