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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

Recent News from Rochester Area Community Foundation


Irondequoit Orchestra concerts feature local minority composers - Democrat and Chronicle
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

The program, titled Amplifying Local Voices: We Write Orchestra Music!, will feature new compositions from local minority musicians Alyssa...more

Yates Community Center fieldhouse plans expand - The Chronicle Express
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Yates Community Center's President, Dr. Leigh Berry, applied for the Ralph Wilson grant through the Rochester Area Community...more

Community Foundation Awards Nearly $300,000 To 61 Arts Nonprofits
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

The New York State Council on the Arts has awarded $296,730 in grants to 61 nonprofit and public organizations in the Rochester area, WHEC reports. According to the Democrat and Chronicle, the...more

Rochester Area Community Foundation receives state funding for RENEW program
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

The New York State Senate presented a grant of $50000 to the Rochester Area Community Foundation Monday. The state funding will go toward...more

Community Action receives grant for elderly transportation program in Genesee County
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Rochester Area Community Foundation engages philanthropists and community partners to improve our eight-county region by promoting philanthropy...more

Keuka Arts Festival is this Saturday, Sunday - observer-review.com
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Sponsors for the 2022 arts festival include the Yates Endowment at the Rochester Area Community Foundation, Community Bank, Ferro...more

Flower planting project takes place on Genesee Street in Rochester | WHAM
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

... alliance of over 80 Genesee Street business. A neighborhood grant from the Rochester Area Community Foundation also helping project...more

Discussing a climate action strategy for the Genesee-Finger Lakes region - WXXI News
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Simeon Banister, executive vice president of the Rochester Area Community Foundation · Kristen Van Hooreweghe, Ph.D., director of...more

Rochester Area Community Foundation Gives Back to the Finger Lakes
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

In honor of its 50th anniversary, the Rochester Area Community Foundation is partnering with a number of museums and arts and...more

Expanding the creative economy - Rochester BeaconRochester Beacon
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Rochester Area Community Foundation received state funds to distribute arts grants in the region. A portion of those dollars will go toward...more



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