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JUNE/JULY 2015

 

IN THIS ISSUE

 UPDATES


$590,588 in Community Grants Awarded
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Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members
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Inaugural Robert & Roberta Hurd Scholarship Recipient Announced
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Land Bank Moves to CNY Philanthropy Center
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Six Local Organizations Graduate from TLC
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Pets Visit Community Foundation for Bring Your Dog to Work Day
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Cayuga Fund Distributes More than $30,000 in Grants
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Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Sabbatical
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 IN THE NEWS


Solid Foundation
55 Plus Magazine
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 PHOTOS


View photo albums from some of our recent visits within the Central New York community:

TLC Spring 2015 Graduation

Pulaski Business After Hours Event

  EVENTS


AUG 18: N.E.W.S.: Aligning Board Governance & Fund Development

SEP 18: N.E.W.S.: Grantwriting for Beginners

SEP 24: Women's Fund Fall Celebration Luncheon

OCT 28: Annual Professional Advisor CE Seminar

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Your Stories

Stories from our donor & nonprofit partners

Haji Adan: Helping Local Refugees Succeed

After many difficult years living in a refugee camp, Haji Adan escaped war-torn Somalia for a new life in the United States. When he arrived in ‪Syracuse‬, Haji witnessed his fellow refugees and their children struggling to surpass barriers to self-sufficiency and success. See how he helped form the Somali Bantu Community Association of Onondaga County to help fellow refugees thrive in their new home.

100 Black Men of Syracuse Saturday Academy

His English grade in school from Monday through Friday was mediocre. But at Saturday Academy, the student thrives. This is just one example of how the 100 Black Men of Syracuse, Inc. empowers local young people to succeed. Saturday Academy provides academic support and mentoring to children from 4th to 8th grade.

Move Along Adapts Sports for Individuals with Disabilities

Move Along’s inclusive sports program promotes understanding of disabilities among able-bodied students and introduces an active recreation community to those with disabilities. 
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New Co-Working Space Helps City's Economic Development

What started as 12 coworkers in a “cafeteria-looking” space inside the Tech Garden is now Syracuse CoWorks—a nonprofit organization with 55 coworking members that is housed in its own space located at 201 E Jefferson Street. Read Story

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Online Grant Application


Applicants to the Community Foundation's Community Grants program should now submit their applications using our new online system. Learn more and Register.


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 UPCOMING DEADLINES


AUG 17: The Leadership Classroom (TLC) Deadline

AUG 28: Marsellus Executive Development Program Deadline

SEP 25: Community Grant Deadline

SEP 30: Cayuga Fund Grant Deadline

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