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Since 1968, the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region has worked to improve the quality of life in the region by promoting and facilitating effective philanthropy. Our success is

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As part of our mission, the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital provides leadership to address community needs by engaging a broad array of residents in philanthropy and supporting the

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Job Opening: Vice President, Community Health Initatives

Vice President, Community Health Initiatives Job Description Position Title: Vice President, Community Health Initiatives Reports to: President & CEO Exemption Status: This is a full time, an exempt position requiring 37.5 hours per week. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Changing the Conversation with Matthew Desmond Recap

  Early in 2019, the Community Foundation formed a community partnership with Catholic Charities, Unity House, and the New York State Writers Institute called Changing the Conversation. Our goals are to educate and raise awareness around relevant community issues and inspire changemakers

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Niskayuna Community Foundation Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

The Niskayuna Community Foundation (NCF) has announced the recipients of the 2019 grant process.  NCF is one of the only philanthropic 501c3 organizations which exclusively serves the Niskayuna community.  The mission is to enhance and improve the quality of life in the