As this region’s permanent endowment, the Community Foundation helps people strengthen our community while meeting family, business and charitable goals. Those who want to “Give where you Live” benefit from the Community Foundation’s unique combination of personalized service, local expertise and community leadership.
We work with donors and their advisors to achieve lasting impact in our community through the grants they make from their Charitable Checking Accounts, Donor Advised Funds, and a variety of endowment fund options.
We fund high-impact initiatives and convene diverse voices to collaborate on regional priorities such as early childhood, youth and families, and civic engagement.
The Community Foundation and this community’s donors make continuing investments in our region’s quality of life, building and caring for the permanent endowments that will help future citizens meet needs we can’t even imagine today. Please call (585) 271-4100 if you'd like to explore one of many options for making a difference..
||September 18, 1972
|Number of Funds:
|5-Year Annualized Endowment Return:
||9.4% net of fees (as of 3/31/11)
|Grants Since 1972:
||More than $285 million
|Awarded Last Year:
||$17.2 million in 5,567 grants and 455 scholarships
|President and CEO:
||Richard J. Mengel, CPA