Rochester Area Community Foundation (NY)



The Community Foundation works to improve the quality of life in the greater Rochester region by evaluating and addressing community issues, promoting responsible philanthropy, and connecting donors to the critical needs of the community.


We maintain rigorous standards for effective grantmaking, and are confirmed in compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations.


Web Address

www.racf.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @racf500

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Rochester Area Community Foundation


Rochester Area Community Foundation awards $300K in grants
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Rochester Area Community Foundation recently awarded $329,000 in grants from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Fund for youth sports to...more

Rochester Area Community Foundation awards $300K in grants
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Rochester Area Community Foundation recently awarded $329,000 in grants from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Fund for youth sports to...more

Non-traditional youth games, activities promoted in Seneca Falls
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

The grants were provided by the Rochester Area Community Foundation through the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Fund for Youth...more

Youth recreation programs receive Rochester Area Community Foundation grants
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Rochester Area Community Foundation will award nearly $330,000 in grants to 20 local youth sports and recreation programs from the Ralph...more

Youth recreation programs receive Rochester Area Community Foundation grants
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Rochester Area Community Foundation will award nearly $330,000 in grants to 20 local youth sports and recreation programs from the Ralph...more

Youth sports, recreation organizations big winners as first round of Wilson grants announced
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

“The amount of interest in this first grant round for youth sports was impressive,” Jennifer Leonard, president and CEO of the Community...more

Community association asks residents to re-imagine Washington Square Park
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

The Rochester Area Community Foundation has given the Washington Square Park Community Association a $15,000 grant to explore ways the...more

Washington Square Park neighbors plan a community forum
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

For its park effort, it received a $15,000 grant from the Rochester Area Community Foundation and is working with the Community Design Center Rochester and Stantec design firm. CDCR and Stantec will...more

Regional report cards, including Yates County released by ACT Rochester
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

ACT Rochester is a community indicators program of Rochester Area Community Foundation. As with all the others, the Yates County Report Card aggregates data from more than 100 community indicators...more

Nazareth College to host annual teen book fest
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Catherine Lewis, chairman of the grant making committee at LGBT Giving Circle, said a priority is reaching youth and celebrating the varied culture of the LGBT community. Bringing an author whose...more

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Monroe County, NY

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