Amy O'Connor, Esq.

Steering Committee Leader O’Connor Named Lawyer of the Year

The Community Foundation is proud to share the news that their Professional Advisor Committee Chair, Amy O’Connor, Esq., has been named the Best Lawyers 2014-2015 Elder Law “Lawyer of the Year.” Ms. O’Connor was also selected for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice area of Trusts and Estates.…

The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region 2013-2014 Annual Report

Building a Stronger Community: 2013 – 2014 Annual Report

In partnership with donors and the Board of Directors, the Community Foundation accomplished great things in the 2013 – 2014 year, such as: Helping local nonprofit organizations build capacity and respond to the Nonprofit Revitalization Act; Working with the Regional Alliance for a Creative Economy on ways to harness the region’s creative assets as economic…

Giving

New report: 10 lessons on Giving Days

From the Knight Foundation: With #GivingTuesday right around the corner, community foundations and nonprofit organizations of all kinds can benefit from the Knight Foundation’s 10 Lessons on Giving Days. Reasons for running an online Giving Day? Increase your visibility in the community; Engage new and existing donors; Build and strengthen relationships with the nonprofit community.…

Karen Bilowith

Where We Are, and Where We’re Going

Dear friends: For nearly half a century, the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region has strengthened our community through philanthropy. As the Foundation approaches its’ 50th Anniversary in 2018, the Board of Directors, staff and a special task force of community stakeholders have developed a strategic plan to ensure the Foundation is able to…

Emerging Issues in the Nonprofit Sector

Event: Emerging Issues in the Nonprofit Sector

Many nonprofit organizations struggle to fund social change projects, especially in these tough economic times. Beyond grant writing, what strategies can social change and advocacy nonprofits use to raise revenue while also building support for their missions? How can all nonprofits succeed during challenging economic times? Keynote speaker, Kim Klein, Klein and Roth Consulting, Oakland,…