Ways to Give Now
Online giving through this website - to the Community Fund or to any other fund under the Community Foundation’s umbrella - provides a secure way to use your credit card to support your community today. Gifts made by credit card are fully tax deductible and will be credited to the charitable fund that you designate net of standard credit card processing fees. Your gift will be formally acknowledged and receipted by the Community Foundation.
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Give to the Community Foundation
Our Community Grantmaking program, funded in large part by the Community Fund, invests in effective nonprofit organizations in Onondaga and Madison Counties through a competitive grantmaking process. Making a contribution to the Community Fund allows you to join forces with other donors to achieve the greatest possible impact.
Give to an Affiliate
The Community Foundation houses for affiliate funds to which you can donate. These funds include: The Women’s Fund of Central New York, The Oswego County Community Foundation, The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund and The Cayuga Community Fund.
Contribute to an Affiliate Fund
Give a More Permanent Legacy Gift
The Community Foundation offers various permanent solutions for your philanthropic needs. Create a charitable fund now, establish it in your will, or create it through a trust arrangement that benefits your family as well as charity.