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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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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

Happy 100th Birthday, Mr. Wilson. Your legacy lives on each and every day.

October 17, 2018

To the Western New York community - especially Buffalo Bills fans, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. was a giant. Mr. Wilson…

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Community Foundation With The City of Buffalo And Buffalo Public Schools Issues Two RFPs

July 12, 2018

After receiving a grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo issued two RFPs on…

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Community Foundation Announces More Than $1M In Grants From The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds

July 10, 2018

Buffalo, NY – The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announced today that 55 Western New York organizations will receive a total of…

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