Karen Bilowith

Giving Creates Community: Join the Foundation in Making a Difference!

Dear friends: The Community Foundation was founded on the idea that “giving creates community.” Nearly 50 years later, the Foundation continues to work to strengthen our community through philanthropy. Your support has helped the Foundation have immeasurable impact: Strengthening nonprofit organizations through funding and leadership: since 1968, the Foundation has awarded $50 million in grants…

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From the Daily Gazette: Niskayuna woman gives $2.5M to five organizations

Excellent news for the Niskayuna Community Foundation (an affiliate of the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region). From the Daily Gazette: When Harriet Wall died in March of this year at 95 years old, she left a void in the Niskayuna community. Her bridge group at the Mohawk Golf Club, the neighbors who often…

Coming Attractions

Event: Innovative Partnerships with Higher Education

Join the Tech Valley Nonprofit Business Council for “Innovative Partnerships with Higher Education” on Thursday, October 23. This showcase event, featuring representatives from many of the area’s colleges and universities, will provide community nonprofits with an opportunity to review the tremendous array of programs and services available to them beyond one day charitable service events. To…

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From the Chronicle of Philanthropy: A Simple Tool to Show How You Are Measuring Progress

From the Chronicle of Philanthropy: The Success Equation is designed to answer questions about what your organization is trying to accomplish, what changes are needed to achieve your ultimate impact, how you will measure progress toward that impact, and which strategies will contribute to those outcomes. Click here to read more on how to use the…