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Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 8:41 PM
The Foundation has launched its 2017 grant programs!  The primary emphasis for our grants this year is continued support of...
Posted on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 8:46 PM
Last year, with the Weekend Backpack Partnership’s support, 900 chronically hungry school children in Schenectady received a consistent source of nutritious food....
Posted on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 1:52 PM
The Schenectady Foundation brought its Golden Grants campaign to a close by awarding a $1 million transformational grant to help...
GradNation Community Youth Summit
Posted on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 3:09 PM
“Keep It Real:  Shaping a Community that Cares About Youth”

The Schenectady Foundation and its partners committed to the...

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 8:48 PM
The Schenectady Foundation is happy to announce the formation of our Youth Advisory Council!  The mission of the Youth Advisory Council is to...
Posted on Monday, April 25, 2016 at 6:37 PM

Omayra Padilla DeJesus has been appointed to a five-year term on the Board and Distribution Committee...

Posted on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:52 PM
 

Philip D. Brandes, who invested his entire professional...

CHIME Uses Music Literacy to Build Community
Posted on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 12:00 AM
An innovative program is using ensemble-based music education to help underserved youth develop a strong sense of personal identity and community. Called CHIME,
Summer Program Brings Science & Technology to Students in Rural Schenectady County
Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM
Hands-on, team-based opportunities to learn the fundamentals of robotics, computer science and engineering were available to students in the rural...
Teaching Children with Autism to Cook Has Important Health Benefits
Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM
When a child with autism learns to cook, one of the most important benefits can be improved nutrition. A grant...