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Broad Field of Interest

The Community Foundation has established these endowed, broad field of interest funds to help address critical needs in specific areas — today and into the future. These funds can accept donations from anyone passionate about these areas who wants to take charge of change and help make a difference.

Support Your Community

We love our communities. They are the places where we’ve raised and educated our children, enjoyed neighbors and our neighborhoods, and earned a good living. We have funds that support each of the eight counties in our service area: Genesee; Livingston; Monroe; Ontario; Orleans; Seneca; Wayne; and Yates. Contributions of any amount and from any individual, organization, or business will support the essential work of nonprofits that keep our communities strong and vital.

Giving is Always Easy at the Community Foundation

To contribute to any of these broad field of interest or county-specific funds, click on the links above or search for the fund by name here to use your credit card. You can also mail a check payable to Rochester Area Community Foundation with the fund name in the Memo line, to 500 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607.

Have questions or want to learn more? Contact our Philanthropic Engagement team at or 585.271.4100.