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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


With an eye to the future, group seeks equity to drive distribution of COVID-19 recovery funds
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Simeon Banister, executive vice president of The Community Foundation, and Mayor-elect Malik Evans hug Monday,...more

Nominations for 2021 nonprofit Matchstick Prize open up - Democrat and Chronicle
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... Causewave is joining with Summit, Pittsford and Reliant credit unions, the Rochester Area Community Foundation and News 8 WROC TV to...more

Jamey Bumbalo | News, Sports, Jobs - Post Journal
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Donations may be made to the Algonquin Campership Fund, c/o Rochester Area Community Foundation, 500 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14607. MOST...more

Adam Interviews Rochester Area Community Foundation CEO Jennifer Leonard
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I took my first community foundation job in the early 1980s in Los Angeles and made grants as a program officer, became vice-president for grants....more

Simeon Banister to become new President, CEO of Rochester Area Community Foundation ...
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(WROC) — The president and CEO of the Rochester Area Community Foundation will be retiring next September. Jennifer Leonard held the position since 1993....more

Grant will support community gardens in Beechwood | News - Rochester City Newspaper
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The Rochester Area Community Foundation is providing $35,485 for the first year of the effort. The foundation was attracted to the initiative because it fits...more

Manor Crest Foundation completes Yates Community Endowment grant project
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... as well as the Rochester Area Community Foundation for awarding the funding for this project,” says Board President Richard...more

New vaccine campaign highlights those who overcame hesitancy, health leaders
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Organizers say a pandemic grant from United Way and Rochester Area Community Foundation helped make this project possible. Copyright...more

Daniel R. Goodwin, 77, of Wellesley Island
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... Rochester Area Community Foundation. He is survived by his wife, Kitt, their children, and grandchildren: in Tampa, FL, daughter, Deidre...more

Revisiting Rochester's past provides pathway to a better future
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“Many people are surprised to learn that we are one of America's most racially segregated communities,” the Rochester Area Community...more



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