Jon Elbaum (left) executive director of Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, with Dr. Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo, artistic director for Albany Pro Musica

“This Was a Game-Changer”: Albany Pro Musica and Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

In 2015, the Community Foundation awarded $17,500 Community Impact grant for a collaboration between Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (TSBMH) and Albany Pro Musica (APM). The goal of the collaboration? Establishing Albany Pro Musica as the chorus-in-residence for Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. “Becoming the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall’s Chorus-in-Residence was a game-changer for…

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  · …

Grant Money

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…

New Event: Strategically Speaking: How to Grow Your Organization in a Digital World

From our friends at the Capital Region Chamber’s Nonprofit Business Council: Making an impact requires more thought and strategy than ever.  With so many options and different channels available, developing a digital marketing strategy has become a growing priority for businesses, especially nonprofits.  Since nonprofits offer opportunities for people to do good and be a…

Event: Building Sustainable Cross-Sector Partnerships

From our friends at the Tech Valley Nonprofit Business Council: Today, many for-profit companies are looking for a return on their social investment via long-term, value-driven partnerships.  Join us for an interactive discussion about how to develop and maintain cross-sector partnerships that help grow your business.  Gain insight from nonprofit and for-profit business leaders. Hear…