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The Haven at Skanda (Skanda), a nonprofit organization located in Cazenovia that pairs rescue animals with children in need of support, quickly responded by pivoting its programming to support these families in crisis.

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The FM Model UN Club and the CNY Model UN Conference are helping to create a new generation of philanthropists.

Susan Furtney

On June 17, 2020, the Central New York Community Foundation board of directors elected three new members and appointed a new officer.

Beginning July 1, the Central New York Community Foundation will assume the governance of Say Yes scholarships and personnel from Say Yes to Education, Inc.

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Vera House was about a week from its annual White Ribbon Walk when the coronavirus pandemic upended plans for its fundraising and domestic and sexual violence awareness campaign.

Sisters from the Greek community of Syracuse University pose for a group photo

In late March, thirteen sorority chapters of the Panhellenic Council at Syracuse University joined forces to raise money for those impacted by COVID-19 by using a unique fundraising strategy.

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Central New York Community Foundation is committing to invest a minimum of $1 million over the next few years through a new Black Equity & Excellence funding priority.

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Anne Ruffer

Anne knows that her clients with charitable interests are in good hands when working with us.

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We asked our donor-advised fundholders why they chose to give to the COVID-19 Community Support Fund during this crisis. Here’s what the Borer Family had to say:

Northside Learning Center volunteers fill boxes of food

Ra Har Met is just one of several young New Americans who have stepped up to Cass’s call to serve as translators in their native languages.