Grantmaking At WorkExplore the stories below to learn more about our past grants.
Funder Collaborative Formed to Increase STEM Youth Programming
Funder Collaborative Formed to Increase STEM Youth Programming $150,000 in grant funding brings a new national program to the region.Published May 17th, 2023 A partnership called the Youth STEM Funder Collaborative is granting $150,000 to bring the nationally...
Workshop Series: How To Write Better Grants
Workshop Series: How To Write Better GrantsPublished May 16th, 2023The Gifford Foundation is partnering with The Central New York Community Foundation to launch a free two part workshop series on grant writing featuring consultant Babette Baker. Targeted primarily...
Black History Month – Time Travel with Gifford
For nearly 70 years, Gifford’s resources have flowed into all communities and sectors of Central New York through more than 3,000 grants and over $45 million awarded.
But as we celebrate Black History Month, we wanted to look back through time at the ways in which we have served the Black Community.
Asset Framing: Why Communication Matters
Syracuse has a new paper in town: Central Current is steadily establishing itself as a nonprofit, independent alternative for regional journalism. They see themselves as part of a national trend of emerging news outlets that are attempting to fill the massive gap left by the closure and decline of local newspapers across the United States. Although this position is challenging and the future unclear, Central Current’s leaders have found that the narrative around their mission and struggle is also one of their greatest assets.
Growing Capacity by Prioritizing Artists
Over the course of its history, Stone Quarry’s mission of providing outdoor access to contemporary art has remained relatively constant. Their story is a reminder that although an organization’s mission is unlikely to shift dramatically over time, the methodologies and structures that support that mission are always open to revision.
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