Your gift to the Community Foundation helps build our region’s endowment to support changing needs and worthy causes, now and forever.
If you prefer to give to a specific fund, search our database below.
To find a specific fund: Enter one or more words in the search box below. You can type in a word that appears in the name of the fund or the fund description (e.g., “Bullis” or “scholarship”). If you are interested in seeing all of the funds that support a cause, type in a general keyword like “historical preservation.”
Arts and Culture Fund
Provides support for arts and cultural projects, programs, and initiatives across our eight-county region.
Civic Development and Problem Solving Fund
This endowed fund supports projects, programs, and initiatives that foster civic development and community problem-solving throughout our eight-county region.
Rochester Downtown Vitality Fund
Established by Rochester Downtown Development Corporation to honor longtime leader Heidi Zimmer-Meyer, this fund will support initiatives within the future Business Improvement District boundaries.
Economic Self-Sufficiency Fund
This permanent fund supports projects, programs, and initiatives that encourage and enable individuals and groups in our eight-county region to achieve financial independence.
This permanent fund supports projects, programs, and initiatives throughout our eight-county region that address the factors that create gaps both in educational systems and individual pathways to achievement.
Matching opportunity: Dan and Doreen Spoor are matching new contributions to this fund, dollar for dollar, up to $25,000 for endowment to support future grantmaking and $25,000 for current use.
Environment and Natural Resources Fund
This endowed fund, originally created through a challenge grant from the Great Lakes Environmental Collaborative, supports projects, programs, and initiatives that address inclusive solutions to the impact of our actions on the region’s natural resources and environment.
Genesee Community Endowment
Provides support for critical community needs and initiatives that improve and enhance Genesee County.
Historical Preservation Fund
Provides support to projects, programs, and initiatives that preserve, protect, and promote the historical heritage of our eight-county region, now and into the future.
Livingston Community Endowment
Supports a wide spectrum of community needs and initiatives for Livingston County, today and into the future.
Monroe Community Endowment
Provides support for community needs and initiatives that improve and enhance Monroe County, now and in the future.
Questions About Your Search?
Email Philanthropic Services Officer Kate Kidera, or call her at 585.341.4337. She will be happy to assist you.