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More than $1 Million Distributed to Local Nonprofits

The Central New York Community Foundation recently distributed $974,280 in Community Grants and $159,000 in LeadSafeCNY grants to local nonprofits.

The Central New York Community Foundation recently distributed $974,280 in Community Grants and $159,000 in LeadSafeCNY grants to local nonprofits. The following received funding:

COMMUNITY GRANTS:

Arts at the Palace – $19,890

Launch Hamilton Creates, a new artist development and incubator studio

Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse – $20,000

Host a junior staff program to provide teens with opportunities to explore careers in youth or human service

Catholic Charities of Onondaga County – $50,000

Support the creation of a Ukrainian Direct Assistance Fund to aid Ukrainian refugees

Cazenovia Preservation Foundation – $63,745

Revitalize trails around the Gorge Trail Gateway and Chittenango Creek

Clear Path for Veterans – $46,700

Support pre-production planning costs of a new canine facility to house its Canine Program

Congolese Women Vision Integrity Action – $15,000

Host lead poisoning and computer literacy trainings for New Americans that face language barriers

Deaf New Americans Advocacy – $50,000

Purchase an accessible passenger van to transport New Americans

Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park – $45,576           

Host its Tadpole Academy and Tales & Tails workshops for children impacted by systemic racism or other bias

Hillside Children’s Center Syracuse – $20,000

Purchase laptops for students in the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection program to use to complete online schoolwork and college or job applications

Humane Association of CNY – $22,000

Replace the front windows of the shelter to increase energy efficiency and reduce costs

Loretto Health & Rehabilitation Center – $76,522

Upgrade the security systems at its main facility

Mercy Works – $50,000

Renovate the Clarence Jordan Vision Center to allow for expansion of its career development program offerings

Museum of Science & Technology Foundation – $50,000

Upgrade its phone and internet systems to improve storage capacity for customer records

Northeast Hawley Development Association – $22,000

Host the second year of its economic development pilot program

OG’s Against Violence – $58,000

Support its Violence Interrupter Training Program to help prevent violence in the community

Purpose Farm – $30,000

Rebuild a barn that was destroyed in a fire to provide housing for animals and host programming

Refugee & Immigrant Self-Empowerment – $59,912

Fund a year of the Director of Agriculture position to help community members learn how to grow their own food

Skaneateles Festival – $30,000

Launch “Following Harriet”, a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Harriet Tubman

Syracuse Northeast Community Center – $50,000

Purchase new laptops and tablets for its CNY Digital Empowerment Program, which provides residents with access to technology equipment

Syracuse Stage – $12,000

Expand its supply of accessibility equipment to offer sensory-friendly shows

The CORA Foundation – $30,595

Renovate and repair the infrastructure of the ArtRage Gallery building to include ADA compliant restrooms

The Women’s Economic Institute – $50,000

Support its Southside Renaissance Project. which aims to redevelop underused and underfunded areas around the city

Tillie’s Touch – $29,398

Install an indoor soccer training area in its new community center and academic tutoring facility

Westcott Community Center (WCC) – $72,942

Host a collaborative employment program with Syracuse Community Center to assist individuals with finding employment opportunities and advancing their careers

 

LEADSAFECNY GRANTS

City of Syracuse – $85,000

Hire a Technical Product Manager to help implement its lead remediation programs

Greater Syracuse Land Bank – $75,000

Conduct abatement and containment of lead hazards in three Syracuse homes

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