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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

WNY COVID-19 Community Response Fund Announces Additional $4.5 Million in Emergency Needs Grants to Support Nonprofits in Western New York

February 11, 2021

Buffalo, N.Y. – The Western New York COVID-19 Community Response Fund announced that it has awarded more than $4.5 million…

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WNY COVID-19 Community Response Fund’s Moving Forward Together Initiative Announces Regional Food System Assessment and Planning Effort

February 2, 2021

Buffalo, N.Y. – The Western New York COVID-19 Community Response Fund, a collaborative philanthropic effort launched in March 2020 to address the…

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Grant Proposals Sought for Environmental Projects to Benefit the Tonawanda Community


February 1, 2021

Applications sought for projects that will improve the environment, public health in the Tonawanda community Buffalo, N.Y. - The Community…

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