Ways to Give
The desire to give reveals the best in each of us – our greatest motives as members of a community and our finest values as individuals. For more than 90 years, thousands of individuals have provided for the future of Central New York by donating to the Community Foundation. Guided by our fiscally responsible fund management, visionary community leadership and knowledge of the art and science of giving, you are well on your way toward making a difference in the lives of others.
Gifts to our Community Fund support us and allow us to increase the impact of our community grantmaking. Online giving through this website, to the Community Fund or any other fund under the Community Foundation’s umbrella, provides a secure way to use your credit card to support your community today. You will also find instructions on how to give by check or other assets.
Create a Fund and/or Leave a Legacy
If you are seeking a long-term vehicle for your current or future charitable giving, establishing a new fund at the Community Foundation may be the right option for you. We offer a variety of fund types to tailor your giving for maximum impact. We offer opportunities to get started with your fund today, or establish a planned gift to create a legacy fund at a later date.
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Manage an Existing Fund
Now that you have chosen the Community Foundation as your partner in philanthropy, we are here to help you with the administration of your fund. We take great pride in the level of customized, personal service that we provide our fundholders. Let our resources work for you so that yours can work to better our community.
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