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Since The Gifford Foundation opened its doors, we have given back millions of dollars to the community through our grants programs. We have funded arts projects, educational opportunities, public safety initiatives, technical development, and more. Our team works closely with grantees and prospective applicants to develop existing ideas and invite new ones. Have any questions? Explore our Community Grantmaking and What If… Mini Grant pages below. For media resources and promotional materials, please click here.

Community Grantmaking

We provide funding and growth opportunities for nonprofits with an emphasis on capacity building. Get started today.

"What If..." Mini Grants

This neighborhood-focused initiative helps empower City of Syracuse residents to make changes within their community.

Project Safe Neighborhoods

Since 2004, Gifford has helped administer federal grants under the PSN program in partnership with the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Would you like to see examples of our grants programs at work? We love showing off our grantees and the accomplishments they have made. Use the buttons below to read stories from each of our grants programs:

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