Ron and Margaret Peckham believe you make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give. Through the Peckham Family Fund, they are making a life and a legacy in Central New York.
Scholarship Recipient to Fraternal Brother – Starting the College Journey with Two Students at a Time
When Keyshawn Blakes received a scholarship from Kappa to assist with graduate school, more than what he anticipated happened. An irreplaceable fraternal bond developed that changed his life.
The Allen Speiser Memorial Vocational Rehabilitation Fund offers grants to support special projects, make new investments or provide additional staff training – filling in the gaps that aren't covered by government sources or other private funding. Grant applications will accepted until March 5, 2021.
$10 Million Estate Gift From Dr. Robert J. Vitkus Will Preserve Nature for Central New Yorkers to Enjoy
When Bob Vitkus passed away last year, his estate named the Community Foundation the recipient of $10 million to support outdoor parks and recreation areas, a cause that had significant importance to him.
Through their work in the fields of medicine and education, Jef Sneider and Gwen Kay have spent their lives teaching and caring for adults. When the couple began giving charitably together, they both agreed on one thing: they wanted to advocate for children.
We recently distributed $539,877 in grants to nonprofit organizations in Onondaga and Madison counties through our Community Grantmaking program.
We believe that addressing structural racism and racial disparities is the first essential step towards reaching our vision for Central New York: to be a vibrant community with opportunity for everyone. But in order to partner with our community in making change in this way,...
SOMAC, an organization that provides emergency medical services to Madison County residents, relies heavily on 42 licensed student volunteers from neighboring Colgate University.
Named after one of the first White settlers in the region who befriended members of the Onondaga Nation and then later betrayed them, Webster Pond has outgrown its checkered past and landed on some of the best qualities of a public space: equity, care for...
For more than 35 years, the India Community Religious and Cultural Center (ICRCC) has been a vibrant organization that is fulfilling its mission to share and promote India’s rich cultural and religious heritage in the greater Syracuse area and support the community-at-large.