The Community Foundation promotes two broad grantmaking goals that align with our vision for community change: 1) creating an equitable community and 2) strengthening our region's vitality.
(1) Creating an Equitable Community
-- Closing the Achievement and Opportunity Gap: Making a
significant and sustainable reduction in the academic achievement and
opportunity gap as experienced by many children, with emphasis on
children living in the City of Rochester.
-- Fostering Racial and Ethnic Understanding and Equity: Creating
community awareness of racial and ethnic inequities and building
sustained, community-based collaborative initiatives that remediate and
prevent such inequities.
-- Partnering Against Poverty: Creating community awareness and
understanding of the concentration of poverty and how it affects our
community, and encouraging efforts that address its effects.
(2) Strengthening Our Region's Vitality
-- Supporting Arts and Culture: Encouraging vibrant and diverse arts
and cultural offerings and improving the capacity of local arts
-- Preserving Historical Assets: Preserving our region's rich historical assets and promoting educational efforts that build on these assets.
-- Promoting Successful Aging Fostering successful aging by helping to create more age-friendly communities.
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For Grantwriting/Program Development Assistance:
Phone: (585) 352-2773