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The Western New York Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

Grants to nonprofit institutions, with emphasis on capital needs, seed funds for new projects, or expanding services. Support primarily for the fine and performing arts, youth agencies, the natural sciences, and social service agencies; some support also for health services and libraries and other educational institutions.


Incorporated in 1951 in NY as the Wildroot Foundation; present name adopted in 1958


The Western New York Foundation

Independent foundation



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11 Summer St., 3rd Fl. Buffalo, NY United States 14209-2256

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