The Syracuse Area Landmark Theater and the McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center are strengthening their donor bases and building a more financially sustainable future.
We gathered perspectives from a range of consultants and participants from Gifford’s newest capacity building program, Embracing Disruption.
The MOST and The Rosamond Gifford Zoo are two examples of organizations who have found that earning revenue and expanding their services can go hand in hand.
Jaime Alicea began his career with the Syracuse City School District nearly 40 years ago as a young Teaching Assistant at Seymour Elementary school. After working his way up through a wide variety of teaching and administrative positions, he was appointed as Superintendent in 2017. In this interview, Alicea discusses how an inclusive mindset and strong community partnerships have helped the SCSD navigate an unprecedented series of crises.
At only 25 years old, Sultani Campbell launched his own youth mentorship program called Once Upon a Star. By teaching life skills and connecting participants with employment opportunities, Campbell supports young people as they seek their own path and identity.
When I began to challenge other organizations about who was represented on their board, the common response was “we can’t find anybody” or “we can’t keep them.” I began to ask myself, “What if we created a space where nonprofits could have access to people who don’t look like them? What if we provided a space for people to learn how to be effective board members?”
In an exclusive interview, we sat down with the CEO of The Good Life Foundation to discuss youth programming, the challenges of concentrated poverty, and his latest project located in the Salt City Market.
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.