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Below, please find the latest news about the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, our clients, partners and grantees.
The Communities of Giving Legacy Initiative announces new programs to connect local Buffalo-Niagara philanthropic organizations and individuals of color.
Community Foundation President/CEO, Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker describes the critical importance of nonprofits to helping ensure refugees and immigrants integrate into the American mainstream, both in terms of their immediate needs and in the longer term.
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.
Community Foundation President and CEO, Clotilde Dedecker honored with Canisius College Board of Regents Distinguished Citizen Award.
International Opera Star, Angela Brown Returns to Buffalo for Performance that Opened Students' Eyes
Buffalo middle school students experience opera with famed Opera Soprano through unique Communities of Giving Legacy Initiative “Success Looks Like Me” program.
KeyBank reaffirms commitment to Western New York with grants of more than $1.7 million for community renewal, including Say Yes Buffalo and the Community Foundation among grants announced.
Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown announces collaborated plan to combat childhood lead poisoning through the city's new Lead Hazard Control Program.
The William F. Thiel Fund, a fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, recently granted a total of $200,000 to six Wyoming County nonprofit organizations in the health services sector.
Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on May 6, 2016 and can be submitted online.
The 21st Century Fund, a giving circle open to anyone who wants to give back in Western New York, announces that its members voted to award a $100,000 grant to Gerard Place on April 13, 2016.
The Oliver G. & Sarah Sloan Bauman Fund for the Arts is now accepting grant applications for its 2016 granting cycle. Completed applications are due Friday, April 15, 2016.
Final vote scheduled for April 13, 2016.
Applications for the 2016 Yahoo Community Benefit Fund are available for submission online and due by April 29, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
The Niagara Area Foundation announces its council members and officers elected for the 2016 term.
The Wyoming Foundation announce 2016 council members and officers.