Investing in nonprofit professionals can have an exponential impact on the community. That is why we sponsor initiatives designed to strengthen our region’s nonprofit sector. Curricula and program offerings evolve as needs change, ensuring that our nonprofit community remains strong, healthy and impactful.

A collaboration with community partners to connect talented Central New York individuals with nonprofit board service opportunities and provide online resources for nonprofit board members and leaders.

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Professional and personal development for our next generation of nonprofit leaders in Onondaga or Madison counties.

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Individualized leadership development opportunities for executive directors of organizations within Onondaga or Madison counties.

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Workshops and seminars for nonprofit staff and board members that provide a variety of tools for professional and organizational development.

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An eight-week training program offered in partnership with the Gifford Foundation to increase the pool of diverse nonprofit board members in our community.

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Professional development opportunities for non-management or entry-level management nonprofit staff members.

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Helps residents or grassroots groups to learn practical skills that make stronger, more effective neighborhood and grassroots leaders.

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Community Investment Stories

Who Want Smoke BBQ staff and students
Blogs May 6, 2022

Who Want Smoke BBQ

For Tamica Barnett, barbecues have the potential to uplift communities while creating a newfound sense ...

Foster grandparents with children
Blogs May 2, 2022

Innovation in Action: Data Dating

"Data Dating" pairs non-profits together to better serve the communities they represent.

Bob Vitkus stands outside
Stories April 5, 2022

Tomorrow's Neighborhood's Today in Action

Dr. Robert J. Vitkus adored the outdoors, and Tomorrow's Neighborhood's Today seeks to continue his ...

Stories April 5, 2022

CNY Arts Grants Support Local Artists

COVID-19 changed the way local artists interacted with their audiences. CNY Arts were committed to ...

Black Media Mogul Maker attendant
Stories April 5, 2022

Excellence in Action: Black Media Mogul Maker

Central New York is bursting with creativity; Black Media Mogul Maker seeks to amplify its ...

Mercy Works volunteers loading boxes for COVID relief
Publications March 28, 2022

Connecting & Responding to Local Needs

A century ago, Cleveland banker Frederick Goff had a vision: pool the charitable resources of ...

Lead Picture
Blogs February 18, 2022

Lead Poisoning in CNY: Post Pandemic Progress and Challenges Event Recap

Central New York has been a victim of lead poisoning for decades. We hosted a ...

Man in dress shirt standing outside
News Releases January 19, 2022

Grant Supports Unmet Needs of Afghan Evacuees Entering Syracuse

InterFaith Works of CNY (InterFaith Works) recently received a $65,000 community grant from the Central ...

Publications December 10, 2021

Hopeprint to invest in micro-neighborhood

After a series of community dialogues, Hopeprint recently launched its micro-neighborhood reinvestment strategy, which seeks ...

Who Want Smoke BBQ staff and students
Blogs May 6, 2022

Who Want Smoke BBQ

For Tamica Barnett, barbecues have the potential to uplift communities while creating a newfound sense ...

Foster grandparents with children
Blogs May 2, 2022

Innovation in Action: Data Dating

"Data Dating" pairs non-profits together to better serve the communities they represent.

Bob Vitkus stands outside
Stories April 5, 2022

Tomorrow's Neighborhood's Today in Action

Dr. Robert J. Vitkus adored the outdoors, and Tomorrow's Neighborhood's Today seeks to continue his ...

Stories April 5, 2022

CNY Arts Grants Support Local Artists

COVID-19 changed the way local artists interacted with their audiences. CNY Arts were committed to ...

Black Media Mogul Maker attendant
Stories April 5, 2022

Excellence in Action: Black Media Mogul Maker

Central New York is bursting with creativity; Black Media Mogul Maker seeks to amplify its ...

Mercy Works volunteers loading boxes for COVID relief
Publications March 28, 2022

Connecting & Responding to Local Needs

A century ago, Cleveland banker Frederick Goff had a vision: pool the charitable resources of ...

Lead Picture
Blogs February 18, 2022

Lead Poisoning in CNY: Post Pandemic Progress and Challenges Event Recap

Central New York has been a victim of lead poisoning for decades. We hosted a ...

Man in dress shirt standing outside
News Releases January 19, 2022

Grant Supports Unmet Needs of Afghan Evacuees Entering Syracuse

InterFaith Works of CNY (InterFaith Works) recently received a $65,000 community grant from the Central ...

Publications December 10, 2021

Hopeprint to invest in micro-neighborhood

After a series of community dialogues, Hopeprint recently launched its micro-neighborhood reinvestment strategy, which seeks ...

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