March 12, 2018

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Our own John Eberle, President & CEO, Jackie Mahoney, Executive Vice President, and Siobhan Kent, APR, Communications Director, enjoyed talking with Joe Donohue, host of WAMC’sRead more »

Ellen and Wallace Sanderson
February 12, 2018

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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 »

January 16, 2018

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The B’nai B’rith Gideon Foundation recently held a grant award reception to celebrate the recipients of their newest round of grants. More than 40 nonprofit leaders,Read more »

June 22, 2017

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[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 »

January 31, 2017

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The B’nai B’rith Gideon Foundation is proud to announce that they have awarded $300,000 in grants to support low-income rental housing and/or related social and recreationalRead more »

Dhimiter Cobani addresses his fellow scholars at the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region's 2016 Scholarship Reception.
January 30, 2017

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The Community Foundation awards more than $500,000 in scholarships each year (click here to view current scholarship opportunities). At our 2016 Scholarship Reception, Dhimiter Cobani, anRead more »

Rooted in Community: the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
December 16, 2016

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How do community foundations strengthen their communities through philanthropy? View this short video to see how the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region is helpingRead more »

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

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**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 »

Jon Elbaum (left) executive director of Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, with Dr. Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo, artistic director for Albany Pro Musica
November 02, 2016

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In 2015, the Community Foundation awarded $17,500 Community Impact grant for a collaboration between Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (TSBMH) and Albany Pro Musica (APM). TheRead 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.

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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 »