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Algonquin Campership Fund
For boys and girls who need financial assistance to attend summer camp in Algonquin Provincial Park.
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Altobelli Family Fund
Established to honor and memorialize this important Rochester family with deep roots in the community.
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Harvey E. Anderson Fund
Given annually to a boy and girl diligent in academic and athletic endeavors.
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Jacqueline and Richard Archer Women's Scholarship Fund
Helping women and girls to obtain education and economic independence.
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Gertrude M. and Donald E. Armstrong Scholarship Fund
Established through a bequest, this fund provides scholarships to Marion Central School District graduates studying business or accounting.
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Andrew G. Attinasi Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created by family and friends in memory of a young man, this fund provides scholarships to Irondequoit High School lacrosse players.
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Nancy Barie-Turner Fund
A member of a family with deep roots in Genesee County created this scholarship fund for graduates of Alexander High School.
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Donald M. Barnard Fund
In memory of a well-regarded engineer, this fund aids University of Rochester undergraduates studying liberal arts and engineering.
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Barnard-Kuichling-Acorn Society Fund
Three families made possible this scholarship fund for Monroe County residents.
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David DeHaven Alpine Ski Scholarship Fund of the Brighton Education Fund
Awarded annually to a Brighton High School ski team member who demonstrates dedication to ski racing and to the team.
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John H. Berman Memorial Fund
Established in memory of a Rochester attorney to help a University of Rochester student going on to law school.
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Brighton Retirees Scholarship Fund
For graduating Brighton High School seniors entering a degree program in education.
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Dr. Abraham R. Bullis Medical Scholarship Fund
Created through the estate of Nettie Bullis in honor of her grandfather, a pioneer physician, to help a Palmyra-Macedon graduate attending medical school.
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Bullis Family Scholarship Fund
Established through the estate of Nettie Bullis, a fourth-generation resident of Macedon, to benefit Palmyra-Macedon High School graduates.
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GFLNLA/Ted Burnett Memorial Scholarship Fund
Rick and Mike Lemcke of R. M. Landscape, Inc. created this fund in honor of a venerable nurseryman.
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Clifford B. Bushnell Scholarship Fund
Reflecting a family value of higher education, this fund provides need-based scholarships to young African-American women from Monroe County.
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Betty & Greg Calender Education and Health Fund
To help teachers include interactive teaching and learning techniques in their classrooms.
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Elvira Caroselli Creative Spirit Scholarship Fund
This acorn fund was established by the children and friends of a marvelous and creative woman, with the intention of supporting the creative endeavors of high school students.
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Tina Cerino Memorial Scholarship Fund
The untimely death of a promising graduate of Clyde-Savannah High School led to the creation of this fund to help students with higher education.
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Abraham D. Chatman Fund
Established in memory of an attorney who specialized in labor law to support programs in labor management or children's services.
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Peter A. Ciaccia Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created with gifts given in memory of Peter Ciaccia to benefit a Monroe County resident studying business or accounting at LeMoyne College.
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Clark Family Scholarship Fund
A family passionate about improving mental health care established this fund to help nonprofit practitioners obtain advanced degrees in the field.
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Myrna C. Clark Scholarship Fund
Established to honor a woman who believed in education, this fund supports graduates of Palmyra-Macedon High School who are completing a college degree that was previously interrupted.
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Frank Commisso Scholarship Fund
Created by friends at Irondequoit Country Club in memory of their highly esteemed golf pro.
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Community Scholarship Fund
Gifts to this fund help local students attend college.
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Cuvelier Family Scholarship Fund
A Wayne County family gives back by providing scholarship assistance to outstanding local students attending New York colleges or universities.
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Bruce B. Davidson Student Loan Fund
This revolving loan fund was created by estate bequest to help Palmyra-Macedon seniors going to a State University of New York college.
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Joseph Delibert Memorial Scholarship Fund
Two brothers created this scholarship fund in memory of their father, a poor Italian immigrant who attended Monroe High School.
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Everest Institute Student Alumni Fund
Created by alumni, this fund supports minority students attending the former Rochester Business Institute.
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Farash Fund for Manufacturing Education
Created through a private foundation transfer to support manufacturing education and promotion for Monroe County.
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B. M. Feinberg Fund
Created by a donor in memory of his immigrant grandfather, this fund provides educational opportunities for non-English-speaking minorities.
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Joseph and Lorraine Finley Scholarship Fund
Created by a local family to benefit students from the Wayne County town of Walworth.
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France Scholarship Fund for Rochester Junior Academy
Established by a former Community Foundation employee to provide tuition assistance for students of this independent elementary school in southwest Rochester.
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Randy Freeland Memorial Scholarship Fund
Family, friends, and colleagues created this fund to provide scholarships for deserving baseball athlete-scholars at Palmyra-Macedon High School.
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Harry B. Frost and Esther B. Frost Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for graduates of Clyde-Savannah School District were made possible by a charitable remainder trust established by Esther Frost.
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James H. L. Gallagher Scholarship Fund
Established by a Wayne County resident to award scholarships to graduates of Palmyra-Macedon High School, in memory of her husband.
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Henry E. Gillette Fund
This fund honors the former Rochester mayor and judge by assisting needy young people from the northwest section of the city who attend Aquinas Institute.
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Sally Gordon Memorial Scholarship Fund
Gifts in memory of a revered school administrator support college scholarships for Honeoye Central School graduates interested in careers in education.
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Glen H. & Juliette C. Ray and Raymond & Blanche C. Gray Scholarship Fund
Two families created this fund to benefit graduates of Honeoye Falls-Lima High School.
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Greece Community Scholarship Fund
Created by the Greece Summer Festival, Inc. to support town graduates who have significant academic improvement and participation in community service.
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Lorraine Halsch Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created in memory of a victim of the Pan Am Flight 103 crash in December 1988, this fund will award college scholarships to students whose lives have been affected or shaped by violence.
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Katie Harper Memorial Scholarship Fund
Dedicated to the memory of an exceptional Fairport High School student, this fund provides scholarship assistance to Fairport students.
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James Francis Harris Memorial Fund
This bequest in memory of a son benefits John Marshall High School graduates showing promise in mathematics and chemistry.
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William Jackson Hawley Scholarship Fund
Created by his wife and family, this fund remembers William by assisting Monroe County college students with expenses following treatment or death of a parent with cancer.
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Marion F. Hersey Scholarship Fund
This scholarship award for female students at St. John Fisher College was established by John E. Swett in memory of his mother and great-grandmother.
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Derek Hill Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created by Derek's family to provide scholarships for SUNY Brockport chemistry students seeking advanced education.
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Duncan P. Hinckley Memorial Fund
This fund memorializes a former SUNY Geneseo Swimming and Diving Coach and will support the Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving program at the college.
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Heidi Hoenig Memorial Fund
Established in memory of a former student, this fund provides aid to an Irondequoit High School graduate demonstrating potential in architecture or art.
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Dr. Marvin J. Hoffman Fund
To support medical education at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
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Don and Margot Hughes Scholarship Fund
A couple who met at Eastman Kodak Company decided to help deserving Rochester high school students with college tuition.
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Rodney B. Janes Scholarship Fund
A former trust established this fund to benefit secondary school students and students pursuing training at business, vocational, or technical schools.
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JASCO Heat Treating Fund
Supports education at many levels.
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JASCO Tools Sponsorship Program Fund
Provides support to East High School students pursuing higher education.
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Barry Kaplan Accounting Scholarship Fund
Created by family and many friends in memory of this prominent accountant and community volunteer to assist local accounting students attending Syracuse University.
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Patrick J. Kelly II Memorial Fund
This fund receives gifts in memory of a popular athlete and provides scholarships to student-athletes at Webster's R. L. Thomas High School.
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Max Landow Memorial Fund
Established by Dorothea Landow Ingram in memory of her father, this fund supports Eastman School of Music students pursuing doctorates in classical piano.
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Jennifer Grimes Lindley Scholarship Fund
Created by family and friends, this fund remembers Jennifer by providing scholarships through AAUW for women continuing their education in engineering or science.
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Locust Hill Caddie Scholarship Fund
Created by members of Locust Hill Country Club to provide need-based scholarships for students who participate in the Youth Caddie Program.
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James F. Maloney Scholarship Fund
This fund provides scholarships to graduates of Palmyra-Macedon Central School District continuing their education in electronics and/or mechanical training.
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Holly Marshall Memorial Fund
This fund was created by a Wayne County family in memory of their daughter and provides scholarships to graduates of North Rose-Wolcott Central School.
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Erin Marie Masling Scholarship Fund
Family and friends remember Erin by assisting other students with cystic fibrosis with the costs of college.
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William E. McKnight Fund
Established by colleagues of this young attorney, this fund supports students of color attending a four-year college.
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Natalie K. Meyer Memorial Fund
This fund assists graduates of Pittsford-Mendon High School in memory of a beloved administrator.
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Jacqueline Hall Minet Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established by Jacqueline's father to provide scholarships to students traveling abroad.
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Minority Science Scholarship Fund
Created by a gift from a local company, this fund supports Rochester City School District students of color continuing their studies in the sciences.
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James J. Monley Memorial Fund
Hickey-Freeman Company, Inc. established this college scholarship fund in memory of a key executive.
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Monroe Tractor Scholarship Fund
A local company created this fund to support students studying agriculture or agricultural management.
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Sylvia Mooney Memorial Fund
This scholarship fund for adult education honors the memory of the donor's wife.
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John J. Morton, M.D. and John H. Morton, M.D. Medical Scholarship
Family members created this scholarship to recognize the accomplishments of this father and son.
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Peter Scot Mueller Memorial/Spencerport Rotary Fund
Created by a Spencerport family in memory of their son and, with the support of the local Rotary Club, assists graduates of Spencerport High School.
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Fred Murray Memorial Scholarship
Created by Xerox in memory of a devoted employee to help Xerox families and sales agents attend college.
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Natale Scholarship Fund
Created to provide scholarships to deserving residents of the town of Irondequoit to attend the University of Illinois, Rochester Institute of Technology or Niagara University.
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Thomas M. Nichols Fund
Established by the Rochester Americans Hockey Club and the estate of Mary Nichols in memory of her husband to help Monroe County high school hockey players attend college.
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Ann and Irving Norry Fund
Life insurance proceeds established this fund for educational needs of inner-city youth.
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Notre Dame Club of Rochester - Social Concerns Fund
Established to encourage student participation in Notre Dame University's Social Concerns Program in the Rochester area.
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NYS Restaurant Association (Rochester Chapter) Fund
Created to provide scholarships to deserving students majoring in food science.
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Warren H. and Maria R. Olmsted Fund
This fund, established through the estate of a resident of LeRoy, Genesee County, provides scholarships for adult women and graduates of LeRoy High School.
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Pace Scholarship Fund
Created by the then-president of Pace Electronic Products, this fund supports graduates of Sodus High School in Wayne County.
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Robert M. Paddock Scholarship Fund
The will of this 1939 graduate of North Rose-Wolcott Central School in Wayne County established a scholarship fund for graduating seniors.
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E. R. Parker Scholarship Fund
Originally a bank trust established in memory of a community leader, this fund was transferred to the Community Foundation to continue benefiting Palmyra-Macedon High School graduates.
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Joseph S. Parungao Memorial Scholarship Fund
Musical theater students receive scholarship assistance from a fund created by the family and friends of this talented performer.
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George J. and Maude A. Peterson Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund provides college scholarships to Gates Chili High School graduates and honors the memory of Bonnie F. Ogden by providing assistance to graduate students obtaining New York state certification to teach students with special needs.
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Petry-Lomb Scholarship Fund
This fund provides scholarships for optometry students intending to practice in upstate New York.
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Gerald C. Pfrengle Fund
Created through the estate of a man active in the screw machine trade, who wanted to encourage others in that field.
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Madge M. and Ward H. Preston Fund
Established through an estate bequest, this fund benefits graduates of Red Jacket High School in Ontario County (Manchester-Shortsville).
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Reach for the Green Golf Scholarship Fund
Established by community members to award scholarships to Rochester city school students involved in golf-related activities.
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Reineman Family Fund
Created by family and friends to provide scholarships for Monroe County students, this fund currently assists graduates of Hillside Children's Center's Work Scholarship Connection program.
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Elizabeth Rizzo Scholarship Fund
Contributions in memory of this nurse and Greece resident help students in the nursing, teaching and other human service fields.
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Rochester Cavalry Troops Designated-Scholarship Endowment Fund
Originally organized in 1954 as a separate nonprofit to assist National Guard units stationed at the Culver Road Armory, this fund provides scholarships to Guard members and their immediate families.
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Rochester Telecommunications Scholarship Fund
To support local college students interested in the fields of telecommunications and technology.
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Rochester Tooling and Machining Institute Scholarship Fund
Created by the Rochester Tooling and Machining Association to provide scholarships to students enrolled in the Institute.
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Dale Lawrence Rockwell and Rosalie Viener Rockwell Scholarship Fund
Created by bequest to provide scholarships for students with profound hearing loss.
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William and Irene Rolfe Scholarship Fund
Established through the estate of a longtime resident of the Wayne County town of Rose to help local graduates attend college.
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Victor and Janet Salitan BOCES 2 Fund
This fund provides scholarship assistance for Board of Cooperative Educational Services students attending post-secondary school.
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Mark L. Sasso Scholarship Fund
In Mark's memory, this fund provides need-based scholarships for juniors or seniors attending Bishop Kearney High School.
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Barbara Wheeler Schneider Memorial Fund
Established in Barbara's memory, this fund helps graduates of Arkport Central School District in Steuben County attend college.
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Elmer Schwittek Free Enterprise Fund
Established by a donor who cared deeply about promoting understanding of free enterprise.
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Sheldon Scholarship Fund
Long-time residents of Livingston County will use a planned gift to add to this fund, which benefits students graduating from Caledonia-Mumford High School.
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St. Julian and Adrienne Simpkins Fund
This fund will also receive a planned gift from the donors to support students attending St. Augustine College, Right On School, and Oregon Leopold Day Care Center.
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Eli and Mildred Sokol Awards Fund
Created by a former trustee of the Friends of the Rochester Public Library and his wife, this fund supports the Junior Literary Awards given by the Friends.
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Harry W. and Irene L. Staley Scholarship Fund
The donors' parents are honored through this fund providing an award to an outstanding student volunteer from Pittsford.
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Rochester Step-Off Education Fund
Created by the organization to facilitate the transition to higher education for participating students.
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Richard S. Stover Scholarship Fund
Named in memory of the donor's husband, this fund provides scholarships to piano students at Hochstein School of Music & Dance.
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Barbara D. Sutherland Memorial Fund
Established to provide emergency assistance to students from the Middle East so they can remain in school.
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Peter B. Taub Memorial Scholarship Fund
Gannett Rochester Newspapers made the first gift in memory of this Times-Union columnist to assist local journalism students.
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Hon. Michael A. Telesca Scholarship Fund
Friends and colleagues established this fund to honor the judge's 20 years of extraordinary service on the federal bench.
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Tops Friendly Markets Music Scholarship Fund
Established by Tops to provide scholarship assistance to Monroe County graduates attending Eastman School of Music.
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Urban Education Fund
This former endowment for a now-closed education group continues its original mission of educational development and reform in Rochester public schools.
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Urban League of Rochester's Black Scholars Fund II
To assist talented young people with the costs of college.
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David H. Utter Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of a U.S. Navy pilot who lost his life in the line of duty, this fund aids graduates of the Marcus Whitman Central School District in Ontario County.
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Frederick C. and Helen W. Watson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created by a donor to honor his parents, this fund supports East High School graduates with the costs of higher education.
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Wayne County GTF Corporate Fund
Established by a Wayne County family to promote literacy and other educational opportunities for the ethnic and minority youth of Wayne County.
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Women's Week Fund
Created by many donors, this fund supports Monroe County women returning to their education at local colleges.
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Joseph M. Yacono Memorial Award Fund
Parents and friends created this fund to provide scholarships to East Rochester High School student-athlete graduates.
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