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Groups collaborate to fund remote learning internet issues (access required)

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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. ...

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GRE accepting applications for Economic Gardening program (access required)

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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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Community Foundation to honor nonprofit, three philanthropists (access required)

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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 ...

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Summer Meals program to be expanded (access required)

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Foodlink Inc., the city of Rochester and the Rochester City School District are taking a new and innovative approach to ensure that children in the community have access to nutritious meals this summer. As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues ...

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Rochesterians donate nearly $4 million to Community Crisis Fund

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More than $3.8 million has been raised for the Community Crisis Fund, which was started roughly six weeks ago by the United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and the Rochester Area Community Foundation. Nearly 600 individuals have donated more than ...

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Area philanthropists to receive Community Foundation awards (access required)

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Five hundred guests will help celebrate several area individuals and nonprofits Thursday at Rochester Area Community Foundation’s 2018 Philanthropy Awards and Annual Report to the Community Luncheon. The event, to be held Sept. 20 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester ...

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Youth recreation programs receive Rochester Area Community Foundation grants (access required)

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Rochester Area Community Foundation will award nearly $330,000 in grants to 20 local youth sports and recreation programs from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Fund for Youth Sports. The grants range from $5,500 to $25,000 and support projects that ...

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