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 Upstate New York Community

Dedicated to improving the quality of life in Central New York by providing grants to not-for-profit organizations that will enhance our local community.

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Spotlight Nonprofit: ACR Health

ACR Health is a not-for-profit, community-based organization providing prevention, education, and support services to individuals with chronic diseases including HIV/AIDS,...

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Some of our recent grants:

  • Grants will Help Pay for Repairs to Historic Lodge at Camp Zerbe Learn More
  • Literacy Coalition of Oswego County Gathers Information Learn More
  • Shineman Foundation Supports CYO program at Catholic Charities of Oswego County Learn More

Focus Areas

The Foundation seeks to provide grants in the following areas:

  • Education
  • Health & Human services
  • Arts and culture
  • Civic benefits
  • Historic preservation
  • The environment
  • Theology

Focus Communities

The Foundation will make grants to organizations in the following counties:

  • Oswego
  • Onondaga
  • Madison
  • Cayuga
  • Oneida


Recent News

Below is recent news from the Shineman Foundation

01 Apr
The Richard S. Shineman Foundation announced a $150,000 grant award to support...
01 Apr
 AFP-CNY Fundraising Day Friday, April 11, 2014  8:00am – 3:00 pm  Sheraton ...
26 Feb
The original article, via Oswego County Today, can be found here. OSWEGO, NY –...

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