October 19, 2017

Posts Categorized: Regional Economic Development

The mayors of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, county officials, nonprofit leaders and others joined today to officially create the nation’s first regional Green & Healthy HomesRead more »

June 22, 2017

Posts Categorized: Regional Economic Development

[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 »

March 22, 2017

Posts Categorized: Regional Economic Development

From our friends at the Capital Region Chamber and the Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC): Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) Grant Funding Workshop Wednesday, April 12,Read more »

Breathing Lights (photo credit Hyers + Mebane)
March 17, 2017

Posts Categorized: Regional Economic Development

Breathing Lights, the unprecedented temporary public art project for which the Community Foundation served as convener and fiscal agent, officially wraps with an afternoon of artRead more »

January 31, 2017

Posts Categorized: Regional Economic Development

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 »

New York Capital Region Nonprofits: A Major Economic Engine
January 10, 2017

Posts Categorized: Regional Economic Development

The nonprofit sector is a huge driving force in the Capital Region! The Community Foundation is happy to have joined our friends at the New YorkRead more »

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

Posts Categorized: Regional Economic Development

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 »

Grants from the Community Foundation's Albany Convention Center and Visitors Bureau Hospitality Grants Fund help make shows at Washington Park's Park Playhouse possible.
November 14, 2016

Posts Categorized: Regional Economic Development

The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) Foundation announced $50,500 in funding for latest round of Hospitality Grant recipients. To date, the three-year old programRead more »

August 08, 2016

Posts Categorized: Regional Economic Development

Join the staff and Board of Directors of the Community Foundation in welcoming John Eberle! Click here to leave a welcome message for John on ourRead more »

July 27, 2016

Posts Categorized: Regional Economic Development

Bloomberg Philanthropies has released a wonderful new sneak peek at the technology, artists and thoughts behind ‘Breathing Lights,’ a temporary public art project taking place inRead more »