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Supporting Our Community Since 1954
The Gifford Foundation is a private foundation dedicated to the stewardship of the funds entrusted to its care. The Foundation is committed to using its financial and human resources to build the capacity of individuals and organizations to enhance the quality of life for the community we serve.
How We Help
We recognize that there are many individuals and organizations who have a drive to make a difference within their community. Unfortunately, a lack of resources and training can stand in the way of making these ideas a reality. For over sixty five years, the Gifford Foundation has provided the grants and leadership training necessary to facilitate broad, community based change across CNY. Our capacity building initiatives help raise the bar for what’s possible.
Over $45 million in grants awarded
Grantmaking is traditionally reactive, but in line with our belief in community engagement we emphasize a personal approach. By developing a relationship with each grantee, we are better able to help them become strong and durable forces within our community.
Grants awarded since our founding
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Interviews, profiles, and other spotlights on the innovative nonprofit leaders making a difference in our community.
Meet the Press: Getting Your Nonprofit In the NewsTeri Weaver is the Managing News Producer for The Post-Standard (Syracuse.com) and brings more than 20 years of experience in journalism. Prior to her press career, she worked in public relations and event planning for...
Organization Profile: How Helping Hounds Adopted Packs of Community SupportersHelping Hounds Dog Rescue of CNY has grown their communications systems alongside the rest of their services. These efforts have helped establish a large following who are invested in the...
ChatGPT: Can It Help Your Organization?Published May 16th, 2023AI technology has made some huge advances over the past six months, and one of the most interesting aspects of this evolution is its accessibility. Suddenly, these groundbreaking tools are being rolled out...
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