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More than $765,000 Distributed to Local Nonprofits

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

ARTS, CULTURE & HUMANITIES

Skaneateles Festival- $29,750        

Host the 2024 Searching for Home stage season, which focuses on telling the stories of local refugee populations

EDUCATION

On Point for College- $60,000

Redesign and update its website and student database

HEALTHCARE

Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York- $39,551          

Host two Community Wellness Summits

Syracuse Community Health Center- $50,000      

Expand its school-based dental program offered to Syracuse City School students

Syracuse Housing Authority- $10,000       

Host six Mental Health First Aid training sessions for Syracuse Housing Authority residents

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Inclusive Economy CNY-$47,035

Support the Uplift Micro Loan Fund, which will distribute small loans to local entrepreneurs

ENVIRONNMENT & ANIMALS

Clear Path for Veterans- $50,000

Purchase equipment to outfit a Canine Mobile Unit van

Cornell Cooperative Extension/Madison County- $114,163

Launch the Environment & Sustainability education program for two years

Lime Hollow Nature Center- $50,000

Make accessible renovations to the Lime Hollow Nature Center

HUMAN SERVICES

AccessCNY- $50,000

Hire a trainer to provide intensive hands-on training to new and current staff

ACR Health- $50,000

Redesign and create a new communications plan to help with outreach and exposure

Ronald McDonald House of CNY- $50,000

Renovate its building to expand the number of guest suites

PUBLIC & SOCIETAL BENEFIT

A Tiny Home for Good- $21,000

Hire an architect to design plans for new single family housing in partnership with the Syracuse Land Bank

Housing Visions Unlimited-$46,200

Build fencing around the garden space of the VanKeuren Square housing complex

Salt City Harvest Farm- $45,000     

Hire a Market Manager for two years

Sarah’s Guest House-$50,000        

Renovate its building to expand the number of guest bedrooms

Town of Madison Historical- $7,300          

Repair the deteriorating basement of its building

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