Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo



The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo (CFGB) is a public charity holding more than 700 different charitable funds, large and small, established by individuals, families, nonprofit agencies and businesses to benefit Western New York.
Since 1919, we have served the needs of this community and the wishes of our donors through personalized service, financial stewardship, local expertise, and community leadership.


Web Address

www.cfgb.org

Social Media Links

twitter - twitter.com/@CFGB

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Recent News from Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo


11 proposals vie for Greenway grants
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

The public is invited at 4 p.m. on Feb. 28 to listen to 11 grant proposals being considered by the Buffalo & Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee. The presentations will be made at...more

Wilson Foundation announces big grant for Explore & More
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

The foundation gave $10 million to the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo for its sports and recreation fund, and provided a $6 million matching grant to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. The...more

Explore & More receives $6 million naming rights gift from Wilson Foundation
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

But, the endowment funds, which will be held at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, also includes a provision that the first $1 million can be used as working capital to help cover gaps in...more

Editorial: A lush necklace for the sturdy old city
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

It takes something discarded and on the verge of uselessness, and turns it into an asset that will enchant residents and visitors alike. Work awaits. While early funding is in place – from the...more

New houses built, urban farms expanding as Bailey Green project pushes ahead
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

"We were a stop on the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo's's bus tour of the city," Summers said, proud of the recognition. The company's involvement outside the building is in...more

Spindle items
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

SCHOLARSHIPS — The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo scholarship application process for the 2018–19 academic year is now open. Requirements and application instructions can be found by...more

CFGB '18 grant process now open
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

BUFFALO — The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is accepting letters of intent for its 2018 competitive grant process. Organizations submitting a letter must address at least one of the...more

Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo accepting applications for 2018 competitive grant process
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 1919 to enhance and encourage long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. The Community...more

2018 people to know: Alice Jacobs, the philanthropist
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

They met as students at the University of Pennsylvania. She has dedicated the last decade to philanthropy, playing a major role in the Western New York Women's Foundation and the Community Foundation...more

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