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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 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

Application Process Open for Community Foundation’s 21st Century Fund $100,000 Grant

October 19, 2021

Buffalo, N.Y. – The 21st Century Fund, a fund and giving circle of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is now accepting…

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Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker Appointed to National Commission to Explore Reimagining Philanthropy, Volunteering and Community in America

October 12, 2021

Buffalo, N.Y. – The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is pleased to announce that its President and CEO, Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker, is one…

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Niagara Area Foundation Accepting Grant Applications Through Oct. 15

September 30, 2021

Niagara County, N.Y. – The Niagara Area Foundation  a geographic division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, is now accepting…

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