Make the most of your generosity
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is a 501(c)3 public charity holding more than 750 different charitable funds, large and small, established by individuals, families, nonprofit organizations and businesses to benefit Western New York.
For over 95 years, we've been a link between those who want to give and those people and organizations who have needs in Western New York. We help clients identify options for giving and carry out their wishes.
Year after year, the partners who make up the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo come together to make a difference. With your help, we will continue to empower Generosity for Generations, looking to the future but never forgetting the forward-thinking individuals who have brought us to this very moment. Our approach to giving continues to grow and evolve over time.
Ultimately, our goal is to assist clients in making the most of their generosity.
Community Foundation Updates
Below, please find the latest news about the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, our clients, partners, and grantees. To view all the items on our News page, please click here.
Recognizing that Buffalo’s lead poisoning rates are among the highest in the state, NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has developed a new, collaborative model that combines local, state and federal enforcement resources in the fight against lead poisoning hazards in rental properties.
Buffalo middle school students experience opera with famed Opera Soprano through unique Communities of Giving Legacy Initiative “Success Looks Like Me” program.
Community Foundation President and CEO, Clotilde Dedecker honored with Canisius College Board of Regents Distinguished Citizen Award.