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The Domestic Violence Endowment & Support (DoVES) Fund is made possible by a giving circle of caring women who are passionate about ending violence against women and children. Grants are awarded annually toward prevention programs and services that provide aid to victims.

  • 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organizations, publicly supported organizations such as schools and municipalities, and organizations using a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor.
  • Organizations serving residents of Onondaga and Madison counties

Grants are awarded to programs that either work to put an end to violence against women and children or provide support services to victims of domestic violence.

Contact Danielle Johnson, director, grants & programs at djohnson@cnycf.org or 315-422-9538.

The Community Foundation can only pay grants to registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations (including churches) or to a public entity such as a town, public school or state agency. All others will need to use a fiscal sponsor.

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The DoVES Fund was created by a caring and enthusiastic group committed to ending violence against women and children as well as providing aid to victims of domestic violence. The group’s collective giving supports current grants, but also builds an endowment fund to ensure that local domestic violence programs are supported for generations to come.

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