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Featured Stories: What If… Mini-Grants

Flags, Legos and Warm Summer Evenings

On a late afternoon a few weeks ago, Washington Square Park on Syracuse’s Northside was hopping. Children of all ages played on the playground as parents watched, basketball players shot hoops, and some kids delighted in playing with the fountain. Learn how a “What if…” mini grant helped. Learn More »

2014: A Year to Celebrate

25 Community Grants. 21 “What If…” Mini Grants. Six new ADVANS organizations. And 60 years in existence. As Gifford kicks off 2015 we are taking a look back at what a special year 2014 was. Learn More »

Congratulations Gifford Grantees

Every month we congratulate our Gifford grantees, with a brief description of the project and the initiative and/or focus area. Read about our newest community and “What If…” minigrants. Learn More »

North Side Learning Center

Two girls reading

A “What if…” mini grant of $5,000 enabled NSLC to create a library for both adults and children, encouraging their participants to continue to read within the center and at home. Learn More »

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