LeadSafeCNY: A Look at our Neighborhood Investments

A new heat map demonstrates the impact of our neighborhood investments so far through the LeadSafeCNY initiative.

Since 2018, the Central New York Community Foundation has so far invested more than $2.6 million to help put an end to childhood lead poisoning in Syracuse. We recently released a map that showcases the impact our investments have made so far.

View Map and Impact Statistics

View the 2024 map and impact summary

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About LeadSafeCNY

LeadSafeCNY is an initiative of the Central New York Community Foundation, which has made a multi-year commitment to help decrease the region’s alarming childhood lead poisoning rates. Understanding that lead poisoning undercuts all community efforts to help children reach their fullest potential, LeadSafeCNY tackles this issue through multiple approaches including funding, impact investing and collaboration to support lead-free housing construction, existing home renovations, community outreach and training, workforce development, public policy and more.

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