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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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

07 Jun
    Teaching Excellence -- Casey Raymond, a chemistry faculty member, recently...
30 May
          We are pleased to announce Kathleen Fenlon as the new Chair of the Richard...
28 Mar
Sixteen not-for-profit organizations were awarded grants totaling $1,204,000 from...

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