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…

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…

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…