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's 50th Anniversary is a Golden Opportunity for Our Community

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

The Schenectady Foundation makes a significant investment in early childhood education

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

There are good things happening throughout Schenectady -- and we want to spread the news!

Your participation in the Stockade Society helps build an endowment to support Schenectady County, now and forever

TSF grants are focused on the community's most pressing needs

Schenectady Bridges Partnership

$1 Million Transformational Grant Awarded to Schenectady Bridges Out of Poverty Collaboration

The Schenectady Foundation brought its Golden Grants campaign to a close by awarding a $1 million transformational grant to help Schenectady families build bridges out of poverty to sustainable lives.

The grant, awarded to the Schenectady Bridges Partnership, is the capstone of the Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Golden Grants program, which has resulted in more than $2.5 million in grants and scholarships being invested in the Schenectady County community. (Read More)

TSF's Community Partnership Conference  II:      A Call to Action for Schenectady's Youth

TSF's Community Partnership Conference II: A Call to Action for Schenectady's Youth

December 3, 2014 * Proctors Theatre * 8:30 am to 4:00 pm REGISTER TODAY!
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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 »


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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