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Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 4:42 PM
The Thriving Neighborhoods Challenge is a new grant program of The Schenectady Foundation intended to help make Schenectady's neighborhoods stronger,...
SUNY Schenectady Students Benefit from Access to Food Pantry on Campus
Posted on Friday, August 24, 2018 at 3:10 PM
When you think about college, food insecurity probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But for many attending...
Funds Granted to Secure YWCA Early Learning Center Program in Schenectady
Posted on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 7:32 PM
The Schenectady Foundation has awarded a three-year grant in the amount of $150,000 to the YWCA’s NorthEastern New York (NENY)...
STEMXplor –  The Key to Unlocking STEM Opportunities for Youth
Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 3:24 PM
The Schenectady Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of Project STEM Xplor! STEM Xplor is a website application where--for the first...
Scholarships Awarded To Students Pursing Studies in Education  
Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 3:11 PM
The Schenectady Foundation has awarded scholarships to graduating seniors Taila Viscusi of Niskayuna High School, Mikaela Jeffers of Mohonasen High...
STEM Scholarship Awards Announced
Posted on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 2:00 PM
The Schenectady Foundation has awarded scholarships to two graduating seniors of Schenectady High School (SHS). Jaclyn Dickson and Dameree Corina are...
Summit to Explore Opportunities for Youth Impact
Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018 at 5:37 PM
More than 250 high school youth and community leaders will come together at the Schenectady County Youth Summit to explore ways for youth to have an impact on their community.  The Summit is scheduled for Wednesday, May 30th at Proctors.
Operation STEM Xplor Ready for Take Off
Posted on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 5:41 PM
The community spoke, and we listened. An exciting new project is underway to help connect youth to STEM educational and...
Foundation Grant Boosts Mont Pleasant Library Branch Effort
Posted on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 2:03 PM
The Mont Pleasant neighborhood will soon be home to a new educational and cultural center when a new library branch is opened in the Spring of 2019. The Schenectady Foundation has committed $150,000 in funding through a capacity-building grant to provide the needed technology and furnishings that will enable services in employment support; early literacy; and financial, digital, and health literacy.
Boys & Girls Club Advances Building Plan State of the Art Facility Will Serve More Youth and Teens
Posted on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 6:33 PM
The Boys and Girls Club of Schenectady took a step closer to fulfilling its vision for the new, state-of-the-art Quackenbush Park facility with a grant from The Schenectady Foundation.