The Northern New York Community Foundation raises, manages and administers an endowment and collection of funds for the benefit of the community. It uses its earnings to support a program of college scholarships for area residents and grants to non-profit organizations to improve the community's quality of life.
Since 1929, it has helped make good things happen in northern New York. The foundation serves as a resource for local charitable organizations, donors, professional advisors and non-profit organizations.
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