The combination of our leaseholders, comprised of some of our region’s largest philanthropic foundations and important community organizations, encourages collaboration and open dialogue on Central New York’s unique resources and needs. Interested in being a tenant?

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The Health Foundation is committed to improving the health care of the region’s people and communities. The Foundation collaborates with community partners to strengthen the health care system, bolster community supports, promote education and advocacy, and encourage individual behavior change.

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The primary purpose of the Greater Syracuse Land Bank is to return vacant, abandoned, underutilized, and tax-delinquent properties to productive use in ways that support the community’s long-range vision for its future

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The Human Services Leadership Council of Central New York is a membership organization and a coalition of leaders of nearly 60 human service not-for-profit agencies. The agencies deliver a broad range of services to people in Onondaga County, the Greater Syracuse Area and Central New York.

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The Junior League of Syracuse is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The organization is a recognized leader for developing and supporting projects that provide programs for women, children and families.

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The NY Funders Alliance is committed to creating an environment of philanthropic collegiality where shared information and knowledge strengthen each individual member and in so doing, strengthen our collective philanthropy.

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The Onondaga Citizens League fosters informed public discourse by identifying and studying critical community issues affecting Central New York, developing recommendations for action, and communicating study findings to interested and affected groups.

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The Onondaga County Bar Association fosters professional growth and ethical practices in the field of law within Onondaga County. The Onondaga Bar Foundation serves as its philanthropic arm.

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Sage Upstate addresses the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) Central New Yorkers as they age by offering health and wellness programming, support groups, education, and social activities for LGBTQ people and allies.

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News & Stories

News Releases February 20, 2024

Community Foundation Announces Three New Black Equity & Excellence Fund Advisory Council Members

The Black Equity & Excellence Advisory Council is charged with reviewing grant proposals and making ...

News Releases February 20, 2024

Cayuga Fund Now Accepting 2024 Grant Applications

Nonprofit applicants are invited to submit grant proposals for enhancing their organization and better serving ...

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News Releases February 15, 2024

More than $765,000 Distributed to Local Nonprofits

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

Man and woman stand together
Stories February 12, 2024

Giving Perspectives: Susan & Michael Meath

The Community Foundation’s 5forCNY initiative, which invites community members to give back to the region ...

A mother reads to her three children on a couch
News Releases February 7, 2024

Community Foundation Funding Launches Nonprofit Bridge Loan Fund

The bridge loan fund will help nonprofit organizations continue essential community services while awaiting the ...

News Releases January 21, 2024

New Impact Investment Will Carry On Syracuse Housing Programs

More than $3.1 million is now advancing housing, business development and lending through our local ...

Artwork
Blogs December 27, 2023

Everson Museum Highlights Local Indigenous Artist

In July, the Everson hosted Frank Buffalo Hyde’s first solo exhibit in New York State, ...

two children playing in a playhouse smiling to camera
News Releases December 26, 2023

CNY Community Foundation Receives $150,000 for Lead Poisoning Prevention Efforts

The LeadSafeCNY coalition will now be able to hire a coordinator thanks to a grant ...

News Releases December 21, 2023

A Message from our Board Chair

Today, we are pleased to announce the Community Foundation’s next leader.

News Releases February 20, 2024

Community Foundation Announces Three New Black Equity & Excellence Fund Advisory Council Members

The Black Equity & Excellence Advisory Council is charged with reviewing grant proposals and making ...

News Releases February 20, 2024

Cayuga Fund Now Accepting 2024 Grant Applications

Nonprofit applicants are invited to submit grant proposals for enhancing their organization and better serving ...

3 men standing outside
News Releases February 15, 2024

More than $765,000 Distributed to Local Nonprofits

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

Man and woman stand together
Stories February 12, 2024

Giving Perspectives: Susan & Michael Meath

The Community Foundation’s 5forCNY initiative, which invites community members to give back to the region ...

A mother reads to her three children on a couch
News Releases February 7, 2024

Community Foundation Funding Launches Nonprofit Bridge Loan Fund

The bridge loan fund will help nonprofit organizations continue essential community services while awaiting the ...

News Releases January 21, 2024

New Impact Investment Will Carry On Syracuse Housing Programs

More than $3.1 million is now advancing housing, business development and lending through our local ...

Artwork
Blogs December 27, 2023

Everson Museum Highlights Local Indigenous Artist

In July, the Everson hosted Frank Buffalo Hyde’s first solo exhibit in New York State, ...

two children playing in a playhouse smiling to camera
News Releases December 26, 2023

CNY Community Foundation Receives $150,000 for Lead Poisoning Prevention Efforts

The LeadSafeCNY coalition will now be able to hire a coordinator thanks to a grant ...

News Releases December 21, 2023

A Message from our Board Chair

Today, we are pleased to announce the Community Foundation’s next leader.

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