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Goodwill to honor United Way, Community Foundation at Friday fundraiser (access required)

Goodwill of the Finger Lakes will host a special “We are Goodwill” fundraising event on Friday to benefit the agency’s Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired and 211/Life Line. In addition to an online silent auction, raffle giveaway and ...

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Two organizations to share $100,000 Community Foundation grant (access required)

The Rochester Area Community Foundation is providing two $50,000 grants to two Black, Indigenous and Other People of Color-led organizations for social innovation projects that seek to make positive and meaningful change in the communities they serve. The Father Laurence ...

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Report: Rochester’s child poverty rate, disparities still high

African American children are nearly four times more likely to experience child poverty than white chidlren, while Latino children are more than three times more likely, an updated report from ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community Foundation shows. “Hard ...

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Community Foundation to distribute Wilson Foundation child care grants (access required)

Rochester Area Community Foundation has been awarded a $384,000 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation to support small, home-based child care providers through its Small Grants for Small Children program. RACF will work with the Child Care Council ...

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Organizations collaborate to fill homelessness funding gap (access required)

Three area organizations will collaborate this winter to solve a $370,700 shelter funding crisis caused by the redirection of federal and state funding. ESL Federal Credit Union, the United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and Rochester Area Community Foundation said ...

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