June 24, 2020

Posts Categorized: Grantmaking

The Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund has raised over $1 million. On June 9, 2020, Blue Shield of Northeastern NY announced a contribution of $125,000,Read more »

June 23, 2020

Posts Categorized: Grantmaking

Pictured Above: Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany, Inc., the Kidsight Vision Screening Program “It is our privilege each year to honor the legacy ofRead more »

April 28, 2020

Posts Categorized: Grantmaking

ALBANY, NY – April 28, 2020 – Since its creation in mid-March, the Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund has deployed nearly $500K in grants toRead more »

April 16, 2020

Posts Categorized: Grantmaking

The focus of the Hortense and Louis Rubin Community Health Fund is to support programs for the prevention, management, and treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)Read more »

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October 25, 2019

Posts Categorized: Grantmaking

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 servesRead more »

Supporting Young Abolitionists
August 22, 2019

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Finding programs during the summer for teenagers living in the Arbor Hill and West Hill neighborhoods can be a challenge. Understanding this, the Underground Railroad ProjectRead more »

Providing a Safe Space for Kids

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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

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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

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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 »

Legacy for Social Justice

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Community activist Vera “Mike” Michelson devoted her life to fighting for social justice and bridging racial and economic divides while putting her progressive political beliefs intoRead more »