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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

Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Announces New Team Members and Promotions

February 7, 2024

Ellen Musialowski Joins Foundation as Chief Financial Officer  Buffalo, N.Y. —The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is pleased to announce nine new…

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Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Scholarship Process Now Open

January 9, 2024

Buffalo, N.Y. —The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo scholarship application process for the 2024–2025 academic year is now open. Applications are due…

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Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Opens 2024 Competitive Grant Process, Accepting Letters of Intent

January 3, 2024

Buffalo, N.Y. – The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is now accepting Letters of Intent (LOI) for its 2024 competitive grant process…

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