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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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The Good We Are All Doing

  • Education
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  • Environment
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Education

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo brought together more than 200 partners to form Say Yes Buffalo. Since its 2012 launch, the high school graduation rate in Buffalo has increased by 27 percentage points.

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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

Project Play Western New York Announces 2022 Multisport Student Athlete Award Recipients

June 9, 2022

Buffalo, N.Y. – Project Play Western New York (WNY) is pleased to announce the 2022 Multisport Student Athlete Award recipients.…

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Community Foundation Announces 2022 Bauman Fund for the Arts Grant Awards

June 8, 2022

Buffalo, N.Y. — The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo on behalf of the Oliver G. & Sarah Sloan Bauman Fund for…

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Buffalo Together Community Response Fund Announces Efforts to Address Community Need after Jefferson Avenue Tragedy

May 27, 2022

Buffalo, N.Y.– The Buffalo Together Community Response Fund, established in the wake of the horrific racially-motivated mass shooting at the…

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