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 Prevail FundEstablished by the Community Foundation to provide adaptive equipment and technology to help arts organizations reopen or resume operations, promote racial equity in the arts, and use art forms to document this historic moment in time, including the local racial equity movement and COVID-19. Get more details on the Community Foundation’s commitment to equity and a link to a webinar called “Working Together to Support Vibrancy and Equity in the Arts” at www.racf.org/Equity.
COVID Education FundEstablished by the Community Foundation, this fund will ensure that students get access to essential technology for online learning in order to keep up with school assignments and stave off learning loss while schools remain closed.
Community Crisis FundEstablished by United Way of Greater Rochester and the Community Foundation to rapidly deploy flexible resources to community-based organizations that are disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic consequences of the outbreak, community and organizational recovery, and future community emergencies.
Mary Kay Hayes Charitable FoundationFamily and friends created this fund to honor the life of Mary Kay Hayes.
Purple Light ProjectThe Gillan family established this fund in honor and memory of their daughter, Maisie Lucienne, to enable joy in children’s lives and support poison prevention.
Racial Equity Growth FundEstablished by the Community Foundation to improve racial equity by investing in BIPOC nonprofit leaders and their career development, supporting innovative ideas to form BIPOC-led nonprofits, and providing funding for racial equity education and training, primarily for small businesses. Get more details on the Community Foundation’s commitment to racial equity and a link to a webinar called “Working Together to Innovate & Amplify Lives of All Communities” at www.racf.org/Equity.
1+1 Alumni Foundation FundCreated in 2009 to help various educational projects and establish an Alumni Hall of Fame in Newark High School in Wayne County.
AAIR Charitable Trust FundEstablished by Allergy, Asthma, Immunology of Rochester, the fund supports the charitable interests of the fund founder.
Questions About Your Search?
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