Our affiliate funds are field-of-interest funds guided by independent advisory groups. These funds demonstrate the strength and impact that a union of gifts can have in a community when paired with the Community Foundation’s endowment and financial stewardship. 

Cayuga Community Fund

The Cayuga Community Fund was created to benefit residents of Cayuga County by
serving as a source of permanent charitable dollars available to the region’s nonprofits.

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Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund

The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund provides grants to nonprofit organizations addressing community needs in the Village of Pulaski and the Town of Richland in Oswego County.

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Oswego County Community Foundation

The Oswego County Community Foundation is a philanthropic initiative to attract and
retain permanent charitable dollars for the benefit of Oswego County.

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Women’s Fund of Central New York

The Women’s Fund of Central New York supports, empowers and recognizes the advancement and full participation of women and girls in Central New York.

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News & Stories

Stories May 12, 2021

Video Playback: Lunch & Learn | May 2021

In this session, we featured advisors who spoke about philanthropy and the role that professional ...

Library assistant holds a fogging sanitizer.
Stories May 7, 2021

Fogging Sanitizers at Madison County Libraries Save Time and Money

“I love that today’s libraries have items that are a little out of the ordinary,” ...

Men standing outside gardening
Stories May 4, 2021

Using Job Training and Certification to Reduce Poverty

The fight to end the generational poverty in our community is ongoing. Fortunately, there are ...

award on desk
News Releases April 30, 2021

Community Foundation Awarded Nonprofit of the Year Award

We were recently honored with Centerstate CEO's Nonprofit of the Year Award.

Collage of Community Leaders
Topics April 26, 2021

Community Voices: Looking Forward After the Derek Chauvin Verdict

This is not a time to celebrate, but to collaborate. We asked local leaders where ...

News Releases April 19, 2021

Grant Opportunities Available for Projects that Support Women and Girls

The Women’s Fund will award up to eight $5,000 grants to support programs and ideas ...

News Releases April 13, 2021

Community Foundation Announces Promotions

Danielle Johnson and Jenny Green have been promoted!

Women cooking in kitchen wearing masks
News Releases April 12, 2021

$378,850 in Grants Will Support Local Organizations

The Central New York Community Foundation recently distributed $203,850 in Community Grants and $175,000 in ...

News Releases April 12, 2021

Speiser Fund Announces Grant Recipients

The Allen Speiser Memorial Vocational Rehabilitation Fund awarded $4,200 to local nonprofit projects meeting a ...

Stories May 12, 2021

Video Playback: Lunch & Learn | May 2021

In this session, we featured advisors who spoke about philanthropy and the role that professional ...

Library assistant holds a fogging sanitizer.
Stories May 7, 2021

Fogging Sanitizers at Madison County Libraries Save Time and Money

“I love that today’s libraries have items that are a little out of the ordinary,” ...

Men standing outside gardening
Stories May 4, 2021

Using Job Training and Certification to Reduce Poverty

The fight to end the generational poverty in our community is ongoing. Fortunately, there are ...

award on desk
News Releases April 30, 2021

Community Foundation Awarded Nonprofit of the Year Award

We were recently honored with Centerstate CEO's Nonprofit of the Year Award.

Collage of Community Leaders
Topics April 26, 2021

Community Voices: Looking Forward After the Derek Chauvin Verdict

This is not a time to celebrate, but to collaborate. We asked local leaders where ...

News Releases April 19, 2021

Grant Opportunities Available for Projects that Support Women and Girls

The Women’s Fund will award up to eight $5,000 grants to support programs and ideas ...

News Releases April 13, 2021

Community Foundation Announces Promotions

Danielle Johnson and Jenny Green have been promoted!

Women cooking in kitchen wearing masks
News Releases April 12, 2021

$378,850 in Grants Will Support Local Organizations

The Central New York Community Foundation recently distributed $203,850 in Community Grants and $175,000 in ...

News Releases April 12, 2021

Speiser Fund Announces Grant Recipients

The Allen Speiser Memorial Vocational Rehabilitation Fund awarded $4,200 to local nonprofit projects meeting a ...

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