Grantmaking At Work

Explore the stories below to learn more about our past grants.
Emergency Shelter Care for Seniors with Dementia

Emergency Shelter Care for Seniors with Dementia

A new space at Menorah Park is designed to provide a safe haven for seniors with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease and guide them to a more supportive living situation. Opening soon, it will be the first of its kind in CNY.

Chadwick Residence: Housing as a Human Right

Chadwick Residence: Housing as a Human Right

This Syracuse based nonprofit that provides supportive housing and supportive services for women and women with children experiencing homelessness. The right to housing should be guaranteed, says their Executive Director.

Their Own Key and Their Own Door

Their Own Key and Their Own Door

A Tiny Home For Good challenges many of the traditional assumptions about what affordable housing and housing for the homeless looks like.

Re-imagining Arts Access at the Everson

Re-imagining Arts Access at the Everson

Accessibility has become a top priority for arts organizations, and it takes many forms. While some efforts are focused directly on surviving the coronavirus pandemic, others are designed to break down the barriers that have historically kept communities of color from participating in these institutions. The leadership at the Everson Museum of Art is working to connect these initiatives towards a common goal of building connections with larger and more diverse audiences.

Why The Pandemic Could Create Bigger Audiences

Why The Pandemic Could Create Bigger Audiences

Theaters, galleries, museums, and performance halls of all types have been among the most drastically impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Relying on live and often crowded events to engage with the public, most arts venues across CNY and the world have had to shut their doors since March of 2020. The drive to stay afloat has pushed many to redesign their operations – investing in streaming technology, virtual experiences, and improved communication with patrons. While there is no doubt that the current situation is dire, many hope that these changes will lead to a more vibrant, democratic, and accessible arts scene in the future.

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