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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
  • 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

Residents Encouraged to Cast Ballots Now and Share Input on Environmental Improvements They Want for the Tonawanda Community

September 20, 2021

Buffalo, NY - The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announced that beginning today through Sunday eligible residents of Tonawanda may…

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Local Nonprofit Organizations Invited to Apply for Grants Benefiting Niagara County

September 17, 2021

Niagara County, N.Y. – The Verizon Media Community Benefit Fund for Niagara County – Empire State Development, a fund administered by…

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Residents Invited to Share Input on Environmental Improvements They Want for the Tonawanda Community

September 2, 2021

Buffalo, N.Y. - The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo announced the community projects moving forward for community input as part…

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