Grants in Action

Creating an Equitable Community

Closing Academic Achievement and Opportunity Gaps

College-bound students must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). We know how intimidating the form can be, so we support FAFSA Fests. Learn more

Fostering Racial and Ethnic Understanding and Equity

A report published by the Community Foundation and ACT Rochester examines substantial gaps in social and economic outcomes for people of color in the nine-county Greater Rochester region.
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Partnering Against Poverty

We combined forces with the Marie C. and Joseph C. Wilson Foundation to invest $244,000 in trauma-informed care. Addressing trauma from experiences like abuse and violence is one of the guiding principles of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative.
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Strengthening Our Region’s Vitality

Supporting Arts and Culture

Since 2005, we have sponsored the free music on Gibbs Street at the Rochester International Jazz Festival so that everyone can enjoy the festival — with or without a ticket.
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Preserving Historical Assets

A historic preservation grant from the Lloyd Klos Historical Fund is helping to restore an abandoned synagogue in northeast Rochester on its way to becoming a center for performing and visual arts.
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Promoting Successful Aging

Along with the Genesee County Office for the Aging and other partners, our Marshall Fund supports a host of services that help older adults in Genesee County remain independent and in their homes.
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