Foundation News

Nov 16, 2020
Fourteen not-for-profit organizations received grant awards totaling $458,668 from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation at its November board meeting in the last of three 2020 grant rounds in this unprecedented year of... read more
Jul 30, 2020
At its July 23, 2020 board meeting, the board of directors of the Richard S. Shineman Foundation voted to provide an additional $50,000, if needed, to the Oswego County COVID-19 Fund, an affiliate fund of the CNY... read more
May 12, 2020
The escalating COVID-19 pandemic in March necessitated a delay until this month in the Richard S. Shineman Foundation’s focus on its usual first round of grant applications. The decision was made instead, to fund up to... read more
Mar 09, 2020
The Richard S. Shineman Foundation is launching its first annual Nonprofit Education and Training (N.E.T.) Series in 2020. Due to the overwhelming success of two pilot workshops the foundation offered in 2019, its Board... read more
Nov 26, 2019
Twelve not-for-profit organizations received grant awards totaling $593,000 from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation at its November board meeting in the last of three 2019 grant rounds. All funded projects reach a wide... read more
Jul 22, 2019
Seven Oswego County not-for-profit organizations received grants from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation in its second grant round of 2019 at its July board meeting. Projects encompass a wide range of focus areas,... read more
Apr 11, 2019
Eleven not-for-profit organizations were awarded grants totaling $270,000 from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation in the first of three 2019 grant rounds at its April board meeting. Projects reach a wide range of people... read more
Nov 27, 2018
Sixteen not-for-profit organizations received grant awards totaling $800,000 from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation at its November board meeting in the last of three 2018 grant rounds. All funded projects reach a wide... read more
Jul 30, 2018
Twelve Central New York not-for-profit organizations serving Oswego County received grants from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation in its second grant round of 2018 at its July board meeting. Projects encompass a wide... read more
Mar 23, 2018
Shineman Foundation’s $1 million gift to expand and name college's "Sheldon Institute for Barbara Shineman Scholars" Gift supports schoolchildren -- Dr. Barbara Shineman (right) paused for a photo with SUNY Oswego... read more
Mar 28, 2018
Eight not-for-profit organizations were awarded grants totaling $400,000 from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation in the first of three 2018 grant rounds at its March board meeting. Projects reach a wide range of people... read more
Jun 07, 2017
    Teaching Excellence -- Casey Raymond, a chemistry faculty member, recently earned the SUNY Oswego President's Award for Teaching Excellence, an honor reserved for exceptional learner-centered skills and efforts.... read more
May 30, 2017
          We are pleased to announce Kathleen Fenlon as the new Chair of the Richard S. Shineman Foundation. Barbara P. Shineman, Founder, recently decided to pass the "Chairman's baton" to board member Kathleen Fenlon... read more

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