Mayors and Project Partners Celebrate Breathing Lights

Region Selected as Recipient of Up To $1 Million from Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge

Albany/Schenectady/Troy Region Submission One of 4 National Winners; “Breathing Lights” Will Address Urban Vacancy/Neighborhood Revitalization Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that Breathing Lights, the regional submission by the cities of Albany, Schenectady and Troy has been selected as one of four areas from across the United States to receive up to $1 million as part of the…

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Community Foundation 2016 Grants—Now Online!

The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region invites nonprofit organizations to visit its website to apply for a wide range of grant funds. Application materials and guidelines for more than a dozen grantmaking funds are now available at http://www.cfgcr.org/upcominggrantdeadlines.php. In 2014, the Community Foundation awarded more than $4.2 million in grants to more than…

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Albany Co. Convention & Visitors Bureau Hospitality Fund Announces 2014 Grant Recipients

The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) Foundation announced today the recipients of the Hospitality Grants, designed to support not-for-profit organizations located in Albany County. The fund, which is managed by the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region (CFGCR), supports programs that aid in building and sustaining Albany County tourism destinations, attractions, events,…

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Community Foundation Honors Nigro, Glaser for Philanthropy

ALBANY, NY (June 3, 2014)— The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region honored John J. Nigro, the Nigro Family and Barbara Linell Glaser at today’s 2014 Celebration of Philanthropy. The Celebration of Philanthropy took place at Wolferts Roost Country Club. A sold-out crowd of more than 400 guests joined the Community Foundation to recognize…

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MiSci and Community Foundation Announce $300,000 Gift

MISCI AND THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION ANNOUNCE $300,000 GIFT TOWARDS DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHALLENGER LEARNING CENTER AT MISCI (Schenectady, NY)  miSci – the Museum of Innovation and Science – and The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region today announced a $300,000 grant to the museum to help complete funding to develop…