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Congratulating our ADVANS 6 Graduates

Congratulating our ADVANS 6 Graduates

Congratulating our ADVANS 6 Graduates! The two year program helped five nonprofit organizations self-assess under the guidance of trained consultants, with the intention of growing their impact and helping them function more efficiently.            Gifford team...

Power 3 Cohort Graduation

Power 3 Cohort Graduation

Congratulating our Power 3 Cohort Graduates! The diverse group of CNY based non-profit organizations have spent the past year working with specially trained consultants to grow their strength and implement a work plan tailored to their specific needs.            On...

Broadening Perspectives: Beyond the Money

Broadening Perspectives: Beyond the Money

The Gifford Foundation operates as a team and without the team we would not be able to compliment and challenge each other. This is why change and diverse viewpoints are embraced at the foundation; we believe that without continuous change and self-evaluation we would be not be able to make impactful grants and connections.

The Fulton Renaissance

The Fulton Renaissance

In 2011, Nancy Fox put an ad in the Fulton Daily News inviting anyone from the community to attend a meeting in a church basement. She had decided that her town was in desperate need of an Arts Center – an idea that took many by surprise.

Digital Forensics: Using Tech to Investigate Child Abuse in CNY

Digital Forensics: Using Tech to Investigate Child Abuse in CNY

Digital Forensics: Using Tech to Investigate Child Abuse in CNY The McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center is speeding up investigations and catching predators thanks to their expanded digital arsenal.            In the 17 years that have passed since the McMahon Ryan...

Breaking Barriers at Ed Smith

Breaking Barriers at Ed Smith

In October of 2018, the Ed Smith Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) tried something new. Through a collaboration with My Lucky Tummy and funding by a What If… mini grant from the Gifford Foundation, they organized a record breaking community dinner featuring a range of authentic foreign foods and hosting attendees from all over the community.