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Central New York Community Foundation at Juneteenth Parade

Last month’s Juneteenth parade, a city-wide expression of pride, brought together the Black community in a display of cultural recognition and social dialogue. Without the phenomenal work of Juneteenth Inc., the festival would not have touched as many hearts as it did.

"My hope is that more people are drawn to Central New York because of an expanding arts and culture scene. I believe a bright future for CNY is one that is invested in telling the stories of the people of this region and our connection...

Monica Merante explains why we are capturing new data on our donors to help improve our equity efforts going forward.

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Hear from Marie Norkett, CFP®, Wealth Advisor, SageView Advisory Group, on how she “pops the question.”

BPM - Gwen Webber-McLeod

"I am obligated to be a leader and philanthropist who leverages every resource she has to ensure Black people have access and the opportunity to become all they desire to be."

Headshots of Lisa Alford and Martin Schwab

Lisa Dunn Alford, Executive Director, ACR Health and Martin A. Schwab, Trusts and Estates Tax Attorney, Bond, Schoeneck & King appointed to serve their first three-year term on our Board of Directors.

A new partnership between the Community Foundation and Resilia will support 25 organizations in the Central New York area.

Lead Free Kids New York at assembly

Central New York is home to various features to be proud of. However, it is also the epicenter of the country’s childhood lead poisoning epidemic. Lead Free Kids New York has made a mission to end this crisis once and for all.

Children on the playground

For children who are eager to spend time with their friends but have physical impairments, playgrounds can represent a physical reminder of what separates, rather than what brings together. The North Syracuse Early Education Program (NSEEP) recognized how essential the role of a playground is...

Greater Pulaski Community Fund Logo

Nearly $24,000 in grants will assist nonprofits serving the Village of Pulaski and the Town of Richland.