February 24, 2020

Posts Categorized: Family Philanthropy

The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region learned yesterday of the passing of our friend Matt Bender. Today, we remember Matt with deep gratitude andRead more »

Providing a Safe Space for Kids
August 22, 2019

Posts Categorized: Family Philanthropy

Nearly 30 years ago, the Community Foundation worked with the Mechanicville Area Community Service Center in southern Saratoga County to establish the Foundation’s very first agencyRead more »

Spreading Sunshine

Posts Categorized: Family Philanthropy

Dennis and Lynne Crimi established the Jennifer Crimi Sunshine Fund as a way to continue to share the light their daughter brought to each of themRead more »

The Greatness of a Community

Posts Categorized: Family Philanthropy

On a Monday morning in July, I sat down with five Community Foundation supporters at the Rensselaer County Historical Society for a conversation about their commitmentRead more »

Ellen and Wallace Sanderson
February 12, 2018

Posts Categorized: Family Philanthropy

Originally printed in the Community Foundation’s 1991 annual report: In many ways, Wallace and Ellen Sanderson were no different than other residents of the Capital Region.Read more »

June 22, 2017

Posts Categorized: Family Philanthropy

[vimeo 222678752 w=640 h=360] The McCarthy Charities: 2017 C. Jordan Vail Spirit of Philanthropy Honorees from Community Foundation on Vimeo. The C. Jordan Vail Spirit ofRead more »

Posts Categorized: Family Philanthropy

[vimeo 222682499 w=640 h=360] Linda G. Toohey: 2017 C. Jordan Vail Spirit of Philanthropy Honoree from Community Foundation on Vimeo. The C. Jordan Vail Spirit ofRead more »

Announcing the Hortense and Louis Rubin Community Health Fund at the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
November 30, 2016

Posts Categorized: Family Philanthropy

**Nonprofit friends: Interested in receiving notices about grant funding opportunities from the Rubin Community Health Fund? Join our e-mail list by clicking here!** The Community FoundationRead more »

Kids have a great summer at Catholic Charities’ Camp Scully in Wynantskill. Since 2010, the McCarthy Charities have funded dozens of “camperships” for local children from low-income familes, making it possible for them to attend Camp Scully.
November 02, 2016

Posts Categorized: Family Philanthropy

The McCarthy Charities, a private family foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life in Rensselaer County, recently celebrated 100 years of grantmaking and community support.Read more »

September 26, 2016

Posts Categorized: Family Philanthropy

The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region remembers with deep gratitude and an even greater sense of loss, our friend J. Spencer Standish who passedRead more »