Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Community Voice


The Origins of Our Philanthropy

Articles on the history of charitable giving in Upstate New York:

The Rochester Jewish Community




Advocacy Funding: The Philanthropy of Changing Minds, GrantCraft

Funding Systemic Change, An Interview with the Golisano Foundation




Arts & Culture


              Meet the New York Council for the Humanities

              Initiative to Develop and Engage Audiences in Syracuse

             (IDEAS) - a funder collaborative


Capacity-Building for Nonprofits

               Ad Council of Rochester - Rural County Funding

Telesca Center for Equal Justice - a shared facility




Child Poverty in New York State


Community Development

Community Development Philanthropy - Center for Rural Entrepreneurship

A Neighborhood Approach - The Richard S. Shineman Foundation


Upstate New York Community Indicators - where to find them.

Signs of Promise: Stories of Philanthropic Leadership in Advancing Regional and Neighborhood Equity, Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities

USDA Rural Development - NYS Office  (Funder Briefing)


Community Foundations

U.S. Community Foundation statistics

The importance of the IRA Charitable Rollover - a letter to Congress


Corporate Grantmaking


Disaster Relief

NY EDEN (Extension Disaster Education Network) - Funder Briefing

Philanthropy responds to Hurricane Irene

Disaster response strategies for funders.



         After School Networks)
Entrepreneurship in Upstate NY
The Nonprofit Sector




     Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling in NYS - 

An interview with the Park Foundation.






SHIFT (Service and Housing Interventions for Families in Transition).  A study by The Wilson Foundation on housing outcomes in Albany, Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo.




              Links to FES in NYS case;

                FES-Monroe County Indicators (report)

                FES-Monroe County Indicators (summary)

              NYS Poverty Report - March 2013 (NYSCAA)



Workforce Development






News & Events


Introduction to Philanthropy in Upstate New York - WEBINAR Open to the Public
Nov. 13, 2014

Job Openings Positions in Philanthropy

Conversations for Grantmakers
Monthly webinar series.