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Grantee Spotlight: “If It Weren’t for the Community Foundation, We Wouldn’t Be Here”

At the June 2016 press conference announcing a new, major partnership with Albany Medical Center, Baby Institute executive director Noelene Smith, MSW, began her remarks by stating, “If it weren’t for the Community Foundation, we wouldn’t be here.” Smith founded the Baby Institute in 2009 to help Albany’s parents prepare their kids for success in…

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Nonprofit Resource: NYS Nonprofit Coordination Unit Website

New York State has launched an interactive online gateway aimed at making it easier for nonprofit organizations to work with state government. From the NYS Nonprofit Coordination Unit website: New York State has the nation’s largest nonprofit sector, and nonprofit organizations touch the lives of almost every New Yorker. In recognition of how important the…

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Times Union Capital Region Gives: Big $100,000 Give-Away

The Times Union is proud to present 2016 Capital Region Gives and the Big $100,000 Give-Away. Through this special promotion, ten participating Capital Region nonprofit organizations will have the opportunity to compete for $10,000 in advertising from the Times Union. The Times Union is hosting free informational sessions to discuss the Big $100,000 Give-Away. Two…

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Oct. 7: Meet the Funders

Join our friends at the Mohawk-Hudson Grant Professionals Association on Friday, October 7, for their Meet the Funders workshop. Senior representatives from high-profile foundations will inform participants about their funding interests and guidelines including high-priority focus areas. Participants will be able to ask questions to gain an insider’s understanding of each funder’s giving interests and…

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Upcoming Nonprofit Works Training

Join Nonprofit Works in Albany on October 7 from 9:00 a.m. to noon for: Mission-Driven Communications This workshop provides nonprofit organizations with an introduction to the basic elements of a mission-driven communications strategy — including identifying audiences, crafting cogent messages, and using a variety of tools and techniques to deliver them. Includes breakout exercises on…

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Nonprofits: Register now for the 2016-2017 Capacity Building Progam

This program made possible with funding support from Albany Guardian Society  ·  Bender Family Foundation  ·  The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region KeyBank Foundation  ·  The Lincoln Fund  ·  Linda G. Toohey Donor Advised Fund  ·  MVP Health Care  ·  Pavonia Fund  ·  Standish Family Fund  ·  Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation  · …

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The Community Foundation Welcomes John Eberle as President and CEO

Join the staff and Board of Directors of the Community Foundation in welcoming John Eberle! Click here to leave a welcome message for John on our Facebook wall (requires a Facebook account) Click here to send a welcome message to John online Or tweet a welcome message to@CommFound518  The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital…