EIN 14-1505623

Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
10
City
Year formed
1968
Most recent tax filings
2020-12-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
To strengthen our community by attracting charitable endowments both large and small, maximizing benefits to donors, making effective grants, and providing leadership to address community needs.
Total revenues
$8,560,576
2020
Total expenses
$11,438,261
2020
Total assets
$95,693,381
2020
Num. employees
10
2020

Program areas at Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region

See schedule o.the Foundation administers more than 450 charitable funds, and in partnership with our donors, provides leadership and support for some of The Capital Region's most important human service, education, arts/culture, Community improvement and housing/shelter initiatives.since our founding in 1968, The Foundation has awarded more than $102.0 million to support The Capital Region and beyond. In 2020, The Foundation granted and facilitated nearly $10.7 million in 1,659 grants. Of these grants, 285 nonprofit programs received over $5,000 each. The top focus areas to which grants were awarded in 2020 were human services, education, arts/culture/humanities, housing and shelter, and Community improvement/capacity building.the Foundation maintains a focus on investing in The capacity of local nonprofits, in order to help them operate and serve their populations more effectively. We accomplish this through modest grant awards to support infrastructure, human resources, and management/board training upgrades, as well as our support for, and coordination of, The capacity building mini-grant program. This program, offered free each year, consists of a series of half-day workshops for nonprofit leaders and their board members on a wide range of topics, such as personnel risk management, regulatory changes affecting The nonprofit field, development and communications, and technology solutions.the Foundation awards grade school, college, and continuing education scholarships to hundreds of local scholars each year. The Foundation's largest scholarship fund is The phyllis e. dake "make your own" scholarship fund (ped), which provides college funding for children of stewart's shops employees. In 2020, The ped scholarship granted more than $394,000, combined with The Foundation's other scholarship funds, resulted in distributing more than $580,000 granted through 196 scholarships.

Grants made by Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Albany Law SchoolFor the Justice Center at Albany Law School$1,000,000
Schenectady Museum and Suits-Bueche PlFor General Operating Support$540,000
Saratoga PLANFor the Sarah B. Foulke Friendsip Trails System$500,000
...and 643 more grants made totalling $8,604,078

Who funds Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
The William and Mary Barnet FoundationFinancial Support$318,695
Schenectady County Chamber Foundation$115,130
John D Picotte Family FoundationFamily Donor Advised Fund$94,110
...and 16 more grants received

Personnel at Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region

NameTitleCompensation
John EberlePresident and Chief Executive Officer$175,816
Terry D MarianoChief Financial Officer$107,580
Alicia D. LaschVice Chair and Treasurer$0
Jan SmithSecretary$0
Kevin M. O'BryanImmediate Past Chair$0
...and 10 more key personnel

Financials for Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,061,253
Program services$130,190
Investment income and dividends$1,164,803
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,204,330
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$8,560,576

Form 990s for Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-19990View PDF
2018-122020-01-24990View PDF
2017-122019-03-15990View PDF
2016-122017-11-20990View PDF
2015-122017-03-01990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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OrganizationLocationRevenue
Fairfield County's Community FoundationNorwalk, CT$30,251,741
Montana Community Foundation (MCF)Helena, MT$24,837,343
Vermont Community FoundationMiddlebury, VT$31,495,825
Arkansas Community FoundationLittle Rock, AR$36,585,354
Truman Heartland Community Foundation (THCF)Independence, MO$10,906,652
The Community Foundation of Frederick CountyFrederick, MD$16,443,346
Central Valley Community Foundation A CorporationFresno, CA$14,275,634
Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF)Lincoln, NE$36,819,625
Berks County Community FoundationReading, PA$9,488,983
Community Foundation of Western Nevada (CFWN)Reno, NV$15,549,417
Data update history
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 12 new grant, including a grant for $75,952 from America's Charities (AC)
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $318,695 from The William and Mary Barnet Foundation
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
August 7, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
April 30, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsCharities
Issues
Community improvement
Characteristics
Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsLobbyingOperates internationallyEndowed supportProvides scholarshipsGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
Address
2 Tower Pl Executive Park
Albany, NY 12203
Metro area
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
County
Albany County, NY
Website URL
cfgcr.org/ 
Phone
(518) 446-9638
Facebook page
CFGCR 
Twitter profile
@commfound518 
IRS details
EIN
14-1505623
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1968
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
Independent
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