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


Riding for recovery in Wayne County
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

The Wayne County Community Endowment Fund is an affiliate foundation of the Rochester Area Community Foundation. For more information...more

Community Foundation honors local philanthropists
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Rochester Area Community Foundation honored Randy and Marion Henderson, of Webster, with a 2018 Philanthropy Award at its annual Report...more

Community Foundation honors Pittsford family with Philanthropy Award
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Rochester Area Community Foundation recognized the Bud and Peggy Frame family, of Pittsford, with a 2018 Philanthropy Award at its annual...more

Penfield resident receives Top Philanthropic Honor
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation, Ford Foundation

Rochester Area Community Foundation honored Kathy Nixon, of Penfield, ... The fund has made nearly $1 million in grants to help the...more

Kathy Nixon, Bud and Peggy Frame and family, et al
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

The Rochester Area Community Foundation announces the following awards that were distributed at the 2018 Philanthropy Awards and...more

Report: Community Foundation assets reach record high
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Marking its 46th year in operation, Rochester Area Community Foundation recently reported that the assets it holds on behalf of the community...more

NextGen Rochester looking for philanthropic young adults
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

NextGen Rochester is looking for the area's most philanthropic young professionals. An affiliate of Rochester Area Community Foundation,...more

Catherine Carlson, longtime area philanthropist and community booster has died
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

A woman who is known for her philanthropic activities in the Rochester area as well as her connection to the founder of Xerox has died....more

Area philanthropists to receive Community Foundation awards
Foundation: Rochester Area Community Foundation

Five hundred guests will help celebrate several area individuals and nonprofits Thursday at Rochester Area Community Foundation's...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

Geographic Focus

Monroe County, NY

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