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


Leonard S. Sikora, 90, principal at Bennett and Seneca Vocational High Schools
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

He also was chairman of the Polish Arts Scholarship Foundation and established a scholarship fund in his name with the Community Foundation...more

Two Old First Ward Intersections Reap Traffic Calming Rewards
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

The project was made possible with support from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and...more

Reporters' Notebook: May 28, 2018
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

MONEY TALKS – Guest speaker is Betsy Constantine from the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the...more

Buffalo's Health Disparities Get Community Wake-Up Call
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Organizations represented at the April 28 conference included the Erie County Department of Health, Buffalo Public Schools, Community...more

Invest in where you know: Impact investors rediscover the power of 'place'
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Knight Foundation, Bush Foundation, Denver Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Santa Fe Community Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

In upstate New York, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has anchored an $8 million private investment fund for targeted...more

Bridget Niland, JD, Ed.M. joined Community First Foundation
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced that Bridget Niland, J.D., Ed.M. joined...more

Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club wins $100000 foundation grant
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

The Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club won a $100,000 grant last week from the 21st Century Fund of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. Every two years, the fund awards $100,000 to the...more

Tony Hawk Foundation opens applications for 'Built to Play' skatepark grants
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Community groups, municipalities can get funding to help build free skateparks in underserved areas; Calif.-based foundation is administering grant program with funding from Detroit-based Ralph C....more

Tony Hawk Foundation opens applications for 'Built to Play' skatepark grants
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

The Wilson foundation granted $5 million to the local Built to Play Initiative through a donor-advised fund with the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, and $5 million to the Community...more

Another Voice: Billie Jean King's 'Battle of the Sexes' resonates today
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Locally, we're fortunate to have many individuals and organizations who work to champion these causes, including The NFJC of Western New York, which works to promote understanding and respect among...more

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