Richard S. Shineman Foundation

"A Catalyst For Change" - Dedicated to building the capacity of not-for-profit organizations through the highest standards in professional grantmaking

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Drs. Richard & Barbara Shineman

Our Grantmaking

Integrity.  Honesty.  Compassion.  Excellence in grantmaking. Partnership. Join us, today.

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Serving the Oswego Community

Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Oswego County by providing grants to not-for-profit organizations that will create a vibrant community life.

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Friends of Fulton Parks

  Friends of Fulton Parks Inc. values Fulton’s city parks as family-friendly places to exercise, play, relax, and rejuvenate, and as nourishment for...

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Grantmaking

Some of our recent grants:

  • Oswego Music Hall to upgrade stage lighting and control system, stage panel Learn more
  • Syracuse Jewish Family Service to provide emotional wellness services Learn more
  • The Children's Musesum receives support for their Build, Play, Grow fundraising campaign Learn more

Focus Areas

The Foundation seeks to provide grants in
the following areas:

  • Education
  • Arts and Culture
  • Civic Benefit
  • Environment
  • Religion
  • Health & Human services
  • Historic preservation
  • Economic Revitalization

Focus on Oswego

The Foundation will make grants to organizations that are located in or benefit Oswego County through specific projects
or programs. Our vision is to be a
transformative "Catalyst for Change"
and create vibrant life for all residents in Oswego County. 

Recent News

Below is recent news from the Shineman Foundation

28 Nov
The Shineman Foundation Announces Last Grants of 2016 November 15, 2016 (Oswego, New...
08 Sep
  In honor of the Paralympic games running from Sept 7 – 18th in Rio, we would...
30 Aug
The Oswego Youth Conservatory, a community-based, SUNY Oswego-led music enrichment...

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