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Below, please find the latest news about the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, our clients, partners and grantees.
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announces awards totaling more than $400,000 to Western New York nonprofit organizations through its 2014 competitive grant process.
The Wyoming Foundation recently distributed awards totaling more than $13,000 to 10 local nonprofit organizations for its 2014 grant cycle.
‘Double Up’ helps low-income clients afford healthier choices through a grant from the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo.
This project will help Perry Central School learn about wildlife in our region. Buffalo Audubon Society naturalist Tom Kerr has guided students in the development of the habitat through a grant funded by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo.
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo hosted the F.B. Heron Foundation late last week and is now exploring other possible investments opportunities in our region.
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is hosting a group of national funders looking for mission-related investment opportunities, with the Buffalo region as their target area.
The inaugural Dr. James MacCallum Community Leadership Award was also given to businessman Jim Rutowski.
The Western New York Environmental Alliance is partnering with Grow 716 (a Community Foundation mobile tool) to create a call-to-action text messaging campaign for area residents to forward their environmental concerns to elected officials.
The Niagara Area Foundation (NAF) announced that grants totaling more than $50,000 were awarded to nine Niagara County nonprofit organizations in 2013. The grants, ranging up to $10,000, were awarded to support the health, human services, arts, civic needs, community development, education and environmental needs of Niagara County. Preference was given to applicants that have the greatest impact on positive youth development and demonstrate collaboration with other organizations.
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo's William F. Thiel Fund Awards Over $200,000 to Program
The William F. Thiel Fund, a fund held at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, recently granted awards of over $200,000 to five Wyoming County nonprofit organizations in the health services sector. Grant awards are provided to organizations in support of the Wyoming County Health Needs Assessment.
The Wyoming Foundation, a division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, is now accepting grant applications from Wyoming County nonprofit organizations for its 2014 grant cycle. Applications are due May 1, 2014 and can be submitted at www.wyomingfoundation.org.
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo’s 21st Century Fund Awards Explore & More Children’s Mu
Explore & More was awarded the 21st Century Fund’s $100,000 grant to be used in the exhibit designs for the new children’s museum set to open in the South Aud Block of Canalside on Buffalo’s waterfront in 2016.
Four local community leaders have joined the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo’s Board of Directors for the 2014 – 2018 term.
Community Foundation creates new position to meet its expanding community leadership role.
The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo’s Oliver G. & Sarah Sloan Bauman Fund for the Arts is now accepting grant applications for its 2014 granting cycle.