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Community Change

We are making a difference all over Western New York and maximizing impact in education, racial equity, the environment and arts and culture.

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Client Stories

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The Good We Are All Doing

  • Education
  • Racial Equity
  • Environment
  • Arts and Culture

Education

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo brought together more than 200 partners to form Say Yes Buffalo. Since then, the high school graduation rate in Buffalo has increased by 15%.

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Racial Equity

When we close the gaps in racial equity, our region can continue to grow by fulfilling its potential as a community of promise and opportunity for all.

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Environment

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo convened over 150 regional environmental organizations and created a shared agenda to promote environmental change and conservation in Western New York.

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Arts and Culture

The Greater Buffalo region is steeped in art, history, architecture and culture. Sustaining and strengthening these assets will stimulate a powerful economic engine that will impact the quality of life in all of Western New York.

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News and Events

Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Announces Centennial Awards Finalists

September 10, 2019

Buffalo, NY – The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo – a local nonprofit organization committed to helping individuals, families and…

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Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Awards More Than $500,000 to Western New York Organizations

September 5, 2019

Buffalo, NY — The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announced awards totaling more than $500,000 to 28 Western New York…

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The CGLI Announces a Grant Opportunity Under Its Emerging Philanthropists of Color Initiative

July 11, 2019

Buffalo, NY – The Communities of Giving Legacy Initiative (CGLI), an initiative that aims to expand access to philanthropy in communities of…

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