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The Western New York Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 08/24/2017
Last grant data update: 09/30/2017

At A Glance

The Western New York Foundation

11 Summer St., 3rd Fl.

Buffalo, NY United States 14209-2256

Telephone: (716) 839-4225

URL: www.wnyfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

EIN

160845962

BRIDGE Number

2811888945

Background

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

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.