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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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We have so many inspiring stories of people just like you looking to make a difference.

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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

Annual Pay It Forward Awards Recognize Those Making a Difference in WNY Communities of Color

November 17, 2018

Buffalo, NY - On Nov. 8, 2018, the Communities of Giving Legacy Initiative (CGLI) held its annual Pay It Forward Awards to…

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Community Foundation Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds

November 15, 2018

Buffalo, NY – The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is now accepting applications for the 2019 Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds…

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2019 William F. Thiel Trust Competitive Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

November 14, 2018

Buffalo, NY - Beginning November 14, 2018, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo will be seeking proposals from qualified non-profit…

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