TSF Invests $1 Million to Help Schenectady Families Build Bridges Out of Poverty to Sustainability

Weekend Backpack Fund: Bringing Nutritious Food to Schenectady's Chronically Hungry Children

The Schenectady Foundation (TSF) is the only community foundation that exclusively serves Schenectady County

TSF invested more than $2.6 million in the community during our 50th Anniversary

Strengthening families is our top priority. About 80% of grant funds support children and families

TSF scholarships help Schenectady County students attain their dream of a college education

Your gift can help bring transformation to our community by making a gift now, or helping for the long-term via your estate plan.

Jay Street Fire Recovery Proves Value of Collaboration

A coalition of community agencies stepped up to work together cohesively to assist survivors, supported by The Schenectady Foundation's Rebuilding Families Fund.  The results demonstrate the ability to achieve collective impact through collaboration.  The collaboration increased the value of each individual donation, ensuring that more help was available and that every dollar was spent more efficiently.

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TSF Scholarship Winners Announced

TSF Scholarship Winners Announced

The Schenectady Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of...
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Employer Resource Network Growing, Hires Additional Success Coaches

Employer Resource Network Growing, Hires Additional Success Coaches

The number of business in the Employer Resource Network (ERN)...
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Robert Bylancik Named Chair of The Schenectady Foundation Distribution Committee

Robert Bylancik Named Chair of The Schenectady Foundation Distribution Committee

Robert Bylancik, retired president and CEO of Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital,...
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Rosa Rivera Joins TSF Staff

Rosa Rivera Joins TSF Staff

Rosa Rivera has joined The Schenectady Foundation as Program Associate,...
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How You Can Help

The Stockade Society has been established to recognize the growing number of people whose commitment to our community includes an estate or planned gift to The Schenectady Foundation. By building on the legacy of our founders, members of The Stockade Society have an impact in Schenectady County - strengthening our children, our families and our community for generations to come. Learn more about How You Can Help »

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How We Work: Our Grant-Making Process

TSF is the only community foundation exclusively serving the people of Schenectady County, NY. By developing a major endowment for our community TSF is able to make significant grants that truly have an impact. TSF has invested close to $17 million in grants and scholarships benefiting people in Schenectady County.

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Strengthening Families

TSF's Strengthening Families Initiative is a multi-year commitment to improving the lives and futures of children by supporting the success of Schenectady families. Working with our grantees and community partners, we are providing a continuum of support for families that leads to positive outcomes for children and youths.
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