Congratulating our Power 3 Cohort Graduates! The diverse group of CNY based non-profit organizations have spent the past year working with specially trained consultants to grow their strength and implement a work plan tailored to their specific needs. On...
The Gifford Foundation operates as a team and without the team we would not be able to compliment and challenge each other. This is why change and diverse viewpoints are embraced at the foundation; we believe that without continuous change and self-evaluation we would be not be able to make impactful grants and connections.
In 2011, Nancy Fox put an ad in the Fulton Daily News inviting anyone from the community to attend a meeting in a church basement. She had decided that her town was in desperate need of an Arts Center – an idea that took many by surprise.
Digital Forensics: Using Tech to Investigate Child Abuse in CNY The McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center is speeding up investigations and catching predators thanks to their expanded digital arsenal. In the 17 years that have passed since the McMahon Ryan...
In October of 2018, the Ed Smith Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) tried something new. Through a collaboration with My Lucky Tummy and funding by a What If… mini grant from the Gifford Foundation, they organized a record breaking community dinner featuring a range of authentic foreign foods and hosting attendees from all over the community.
Upcoming deadlines for “What if…” mini grants announced! Don’t forget the required info session (follow this post to register) to learn more!
The Board of Trustees of the Gifford Foundation has announced that Sheena Solomon will be the next Executive Director of the Foundation.
When asked to join the Foundation board, I of course responded with a yes. I was honored, for the board seemed a perfect fit and I admired Gifford’s work. But I had never served on a board before. Why me?