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 ...Read More »
Children’s Institute, Causewave Community Partners and a collaborative of child-serving organizations this week announced a new community campaign to ensure families are aware of the benefits and availability of free developmental checks for young children. Organizers noted that just 20 ...
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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 ...Read More »
The County of Monroe is teaming with ESL Federal Credit Union, Greater Rochester Health Foundation and Rochester Area Community Foundation on a solution to improve internet connectivity to help more students actively participate in their lessons throughout the school day. ...Read More »
Greater Rochester Enterprise Inc. is accepting applications for its expanded Economic Gardening program. The program is designed to accelerate business growth across the Greater Rochester region. Nearly 200 companies have participated in the program to date, creating 1,625 new jobs ...
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Three local philanthropists and a teen organization will be honored Wednesday for their contributions to the Rochester community. The Rochester Area Community Foundation has honored local philanthropists who make a difference in the eight-county region for three decades. Wednesday’s 2020 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Rochester has been nominated for the National Civic League’s All-America City Award. The city is one of 20 nominees. The award shines a light on the work taking place in communities nationwide. Nominated communities have demonstrated a commitment to leveraging ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Paychex Inc. on Wednesday said its charitable arm plans to donate $1 million to United Way, with $500,000 earmarked for Rochester’s Community Crisis Fund, established in March to help with pressing needs in the community as a result of the ...Read More »
In the nearly three weeks since United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and Rochester Area Community Foundation formed Rochester’s Community Crisis Fund, nearly $2.7 million has been raised to help area nonprofits and those in need, including a $1 million ...Read More »
The Rochester community is known for giving back and this week there is more proof of that. As of Tuesday, when the United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and the Rochester Area Community Foundation began coordinating support for those in ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
NextGen Rochester is looking for the area’s most philanthropic young professionals. An affiliate of Rochester Area Community Foundation, NextGen Rochester will accept nominations through Oct. 22 for the 2018 Young Philanthropist of the Year Award. Now in its fourth year, ...Read More »