Our Executive Director, Sheena Solomon, speaks about capacity building as an essential part of the Gifford Foundation’s mission and identity.
Over the past decade, The Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County has grown by more than tenfold, providing an ever-increasing range of legal services to disenfranchised residents.
How did a small group of CNY residents grow an idea into a thriving and innovative nonprofit? We explore the history and growth of Helping Hounds Dog Rescue.
Nourishing Tomorrow’s Leaders (NTL) was launched six years ago to address a troubling lack of diversity among nonprofit leadership in CNY.
Congratulating our ADVANS 6 Graduates! The two year program helped five nonprofit organizations self-assess under the guidance of trained consultants, with the intention of growing their impact and helping them function more efficiently. Gifford team...
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.