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Established in 1927, the Central New York Community Foundation encourages local philanthropy by supporting the growth of permanent charitable endowments for the betterment of the region. The Community Foundation serves as the steward of charitable legacies for individuals, families and businesses and serves as a civic leader, convener and sponsor of special initiatives designed to strengthen local nonprofits and address the region’s most pressing challenges.

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COVID-19: CNYCF & Philanthropy Center Reopening Update

As local businesses and nonprofit organizations reopen during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the health and safety of our partners, staff, and neighbors remain our top priorities. View Update (11/5/20)

COVID-19 Community Support 
The COVID-19 Community Support Fund, along with our affiliate funds, provided flexible resources to organizations working with those who were disproportionately impacted by the outbreak. Learn More

Black Equity & Excellence Fund
We are committing to invest a minimum of $1 million over the next few years to address racial equity in our communities. Learn More

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  • Announcement

    Grants Awarded

    More than $500,000 Awarded to Support Local Organizations

  • Announcement

    Dismantling Institutional Racism: The Beginning of our Journey

    We believe that addressing structural racism and racial disparities is the first essential step towards reaching our vision for Central New York.


    Second Round of Black Equity & Excellence Grants Awarded

    More than $250,000 was awarded to Black-led nonprofit organizations and projects that counteract systemic racism

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    COVID-19 Support: A Report to the Community Released

    Our Report to the Comunity features stories about how Central New Yorkers responded in unprecedented ways to an unprecedented crisis.

  • Grants Awarded

    First Grants Awarded from Black Equity & Excellence Fund

    12 grants were awarded to Black-led nonprofit organizations and projects that counteract systemic racism in Syracuse. In its first round of funding twelve grants were distributed, totaling $292,695

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