21 Goodwill Street Fund
The 21 Goodwill Street Fund is a family fund established to engage several generations of the Shafer family in supporting a variety of community needs.
Amy Newman Fund
This fund will provide support towards Ithaca area community development.
Bailey Place Insurance Fund
Bernard Carl and Shirley Rosen Library Fund
Established with a generous gift from the estate of Bernard Rosen. Bernie's gift is transforming, and promoting genuine intellectual curiosity and a lifelong love of reading and learning by providing greater and easier access by youth to libraries in the Finger Lakes Library System.
Birth to 3 Fund
The first three years of a child's life are a critical period of development. Early interactions and supports serve as the foundation for later skills and achievements. The Birth to 3 Fund grants money to programs and initiatives in our community that support the social, physical, and emotional development of infants and toddlers up to the age of three. The fund provides seed money to help get new programs started, support ongoing programs, and expand current programs. In addition, the fund seeks to support programs that demonstrate a widespread impact on families, from a range of backgrounds, who are raising children in the birth to three age range.
Blecher Schaffzin Family Fund
Bunny’s Medical Education and Health Care Fund
Created in memory of Bunny-O’Brien/Schassburger, a consummate nurse practitioner to enhance the continuing professional education and training of medical personnel, as well as facilitate communication and understanding between medical professionals, aspiring health care providers, patients and their families/care givers and to help provide enhanced quality of life for those undergoing therapy and end of life care.
Carolyn J. McPherson Fund
To promote educational, economic and social equality for women and girls and to motivate and encourage women and girls to achieve their goals in life!
Carman and Sandra Brink Hill Fund
Community Gratitude Fund
The philanthropic purpose of this fund is (1) Environmental Stewardship (2) Meaningful collaborations among organizations (3) Initiatives to bring people of different perspectives together to work toward shared goals.
The Catalyst Fund
This fund supports charitable organizations with a focus on, but not limited to, children, education and environment. Helping youth reach their potential through education, health, and other means.
David E. Dier Fund
A fund to support Not for Profit organizations of Tompkins County
David J. Kuckuk and Sheila Danko Fund
Dorothy L. Allen Black Gospel Music Fund
Established to support Gospel music in traditional African American congregations.
Earle Family Fund
Supports local and national charities that promote cultural, educational, health, social justice and related work.
Educational Enrichment Opportunities Fund
Erin Aljoe Schlather Dedicated Memorial Fund
Supports initiatives that develop leadership, responsibility and confidence in young people, especially young women; Erin believed that it was her responsibility to make the world a better place. She inspired others to believe in themselves and in their ability to make a difference. To Erin, it never was whether the cup was half full or half empty, rather it was that the cup was not big enough.
The purpose of this fund is helping people.
Florino Family Fund
Grants will be recommended from this fund to work - supporting organizations in Tompkins County that focus on: 1. teaching the skills of life transformation 2. reaching out to disconnected and at-risk youth 3. confronting the primary barriers to work (criminal history, disabilities, family instability, homelessness, and substance abuse)
Friendship Donations Network Fund
Rescuing Food, Reducing Hunger
Friendship Donations Network, almost entirely volunteer-run, rescues fresh, nutritious food that would otherwise be thrown away from stores and farms and redistributes it to neighbors in need.
One of the first funds created by a private individual, the late Howard Hartnett, an incorporating board member of the Community Foundation of Tompkins County; supports a broad range of community needs.
Ithaca Rotary Fireworks Fund
to support the Ithaca Community Fireworks and community programs
James E. Lawrence Environmental Fund
Established to honor the life of James E. Lawrence, a dedicated conservationist and environmentalist. Grants from the Fund will support his love of the natural world through local and regional conservation projects.
To improve the lives of people in local, state, national and international communities.
Joyful Noise Fund
The purpose of this fund is general philanthropy.
Just Be Cause Philanthropy Fund
Supports local not-for-profit organizations.
Just Community Fund
This fund will be used to support initiatives that work to achieve greater equity within our community and world. These would include, but not be limited to, initiatives addressing: social justice, food security, youth empowerment and education, environmental stewardship, and fostering connections across differences.
Kathy Yoselson Fierce Determination Fund
Laurie Conrad Music and Arts Fund
A memorialized fund for Laurie Conrad. In support of her interests in classical music, ballet instruction and performance, and documentary film making for social justice causes.
League of Women Voters of Tompkins County Education Fund
Supports the educational activities of the League of Women Voters of Tompkins County, a nonpartisan organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government.
Lynnette Molesky Scofield Fund
Mansoor Family Fund
In gratitude for friends, colleagues and Cornell classmates, the Mansoor Family Fund supports charitable initiatives in the Ithaca and Tompkins County.
Many Hands: Peter D. Wadach Memorial Fund
Established to provide opportunities for individuals and to serve humanity in the diverse and generous ways that Pete Wadach did throughout his life.
McCollister Frank Family Fund
To support arts, education and historic preservation.
McPheron Family Fund
This fund may provide resources towards general charitable purposes.
Myrtle Dee Nash Memorial Fund
Noah, Zach and Hannah Feldshuh Fund
To celebrate and support our communities.
North American Rock Garden Society-Adirondacks Chapter Fund
Supports projects to the promote rock gardening.
Paul Velleman and Susan Michlovitz Fund
To honor the philanthropic goals of the donors parents.
RAP [Regenerative Activities and Projects] Fund
Supporting projects in energy conservation, renewable energy, community resilience, wildlife habitat restoration and community enrichment.
Rev. David N. Gramkee Community Fund
In honor of Reverend David N. Gramkee's personal commitment to social ministry and community projects throughout the Ithaca , Elmira, Seneca Falls, Auburn, and Rochester areas, the Fund is dedicated to the support and enhancement of youth ministry programs and activities in our region.
Ridenour Dietz Family Fund
Ridenour-Shady Family Fund
Rotary Club of Ithaca Fund
In alignment with Rotary's motto of service above self, to support a broad range of needs across Tompkins County and beyond.
Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE) Travel Fund
This fund will support program expenses associated with RYE programs sponsored by Rotary Club of Ithaca.
Satya P. Mohanty & Chandra Talpade Mohanty Progressive Fund
Savin-Williams & Cohen Fund
Schlather, Stumbar, Parks & Salk Fund
Supports the law firm's gifts to the community.
Small and Inspiring Fund
To support broad charitable with a preference for, but not limited to, collaborative and/or innovative initiatives, programs, and projects that are community-supported, sustainable, and self-supporting (e.g. includes but is not limited to medical and basic research, scholarship, and basic needs (housing, child care, quality health care, mentor-apprentice employment opportunities, and arts and cultural enrichment)).
The Sophie Fund
In support of enhanced mental health initiatives aiding young people in the Ithaca area.
Stephen & Linda Pope Fund
Strebel Fund for Community Enrichment
Created in memory of and in the spirit of Lee Strebel's love of performing arts.
Sue & Steve Ruoff Fund
The philanthropic purpose of this fund is general philanthropic giving.
Thomas R. Bruce & Judith S. Pratt Fund
Tom & Caitlin Schryver Fund
Tom & Caitlin Schryver established their Fund to support organizations which maximize human potential.
Community Science Institute's Tapan Mitra Environmental Education Fund
This fund will support the Community Science Institute in its work to collect scientifically credible data through long-term stream and lake monitoring partnerships with local groups of volunteers; facilitate public conversations about the use of these long-term datasets in the sustainable management of local and regional water bodies and other shared natural resources. Provide youth and their families with experiential, hands-on, water-focused science education opportunities with the goal of fostering the next generation of scientists, activists, and environmental stewards.