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STEM ALLIANCE LAUNCH PROJECT STEM XPLOR

STEM ALLIANCE LAUNCH PROJECT STEM XPLOR

There is an exciting new project intended to bridge the divide between under-resourced students and the burgeoning opportunities in Tech Valley. The project is called stemXplor, a website application where, for the first time, teachers, students and parents will be able to search for STEM-related after school, weekend and summer learning programs in the Capital Region.
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Schenectady Students Not Waiting to Unmake a Bully!

What started out as a small investment for the Foundation two years ago has blossomed into a profoundly moving and important program embedded in the Schenectady School District called DON’T WAIT to UnMake a Bully. “UnMake” engages students in telling their stories of bullying, adversity, personal growth or success and civic responsibility. Students bring their stories to life by producing public service announcements (PSAs) that are used to reset the environment of the classroom and school.
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Getting Ahead in a Just-Getting-By-World Gains Momentum

In our fight against poverty we’ve learned that communities benefit most when people are equipped to be the leaders of their families and neighborhoods. Developing “indigenous leaders” in Schenectady neighborhoods was a cornerstone of the Bridges Out of Poverty Transformational Movement launched by the Foundation’s $1 million grant in 2014.
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The Schenectady Foundation is pleased to announce the Youth Advisory Council Project

The Schenectady Foundation is pleased to announce the Youth Advisory Council Project

On Tuesday, June 20th, at the Downtown Main Schenectady Library, the Youth Advisory Council presented their project “My Voice My Choice,” proposing a Schenectady Youth Center to The Schenectady Foundation in a board panel presentation.
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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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