Honoring Linda G. Toohey, 2017 C. Jordan Vail Spirit of Philanthropy Award Recipient

Linda G. Toohey: 2017 C. Jordan Vail Spirit of Philanthropy Honoree from Community Foundation on Vimeo. The C. Jordan Vail Spirit of Philanthropy Award is presented by the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region during our annual Celebration of Philanthropy in recognition of community members who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and extraordinary commitment to…

New York Capital Region Nonprofits: A Major Economic Engine

The Economic Impact of Capital Region Nonprofits

The nonprofit sector is a huge driving force in the Capital Region! The Community Foundation is happy to have joined our friends at the New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc., The Schenectady Foundation, Capital Region Chamber, and MVP Health Care to sponsor this eye-opening study from Johns Hopkins University: “New York Capital Region Nonprofits: A…

Business & Community Service: Good for Everyone!

We loved this “Ask the Expert” feature on business and community service from our friends at the Rensselaer Chamber of Commerce: George E. LaMarche III, Esq. is an attorney and founding member of LaMarche Safranko Law, PLLC. His legal practice is focused on personal injury litigation and criminal defense. An exercise enthusiast, he has developed…

NYS Chief of the Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, James Sheehan

Event: Nonprofit Revitalization Act Important Updates – Jan. 28, 2016

From our friends at the Tech Valley Nonprofit Business Council: Nonprofit Revitalization Act: Important Updates  You Need to Know $25 per person Thursday, January 28 at 11:30 a.m. Desmond Hotel & Conference Center, 660 Albany Shaker Road in Albany In 2013, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman unveiled a bold plan to reform and revitalize New York’s…

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…