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Scriven Grant to Support Otsego Capacity Building
NYCON Receives Grant from the Scriven Foundation to Expand Capacity Building Initiative in Otsego County
Albany, New York – October 3, 2007- The Scriven Foundation has granted $75,000 to the New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. (NYCON) to expand its Otsego County Capacity Building Initiative.
The support of the Scriven Foundation will continue to strengthen NYCON’s Central New York Regional Office based at SUNY Oneonta´s Center for Social Responsibility and Community.  Services include a varying array including technical assistance, training and educational events, employee benefits, organizational insurance, group purchasing programs, and policy and advocacy information.   
This initiative also gives NYCON the opportunity to offer for the fifth year, Capacity Building Mini-Grants for Otsego County Nonprofits. The mini-grant program provides technical assistance and management training services to qualifying 501(c)3 nonprofits that are located or provide a substantial amount of services in Otsego County. For more information on the Otsego County Mini-Grant Capacity Building Program, please contact Andrew Marietta, CNY Regional Coordinator via email at or via phone at (607)-436-3124.
The New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. (NYCON) has been working to help strengthen nonprofits and communities in New York State for over 80 years. NYCON has a membership of 1, 300 charities of all types and has offices in Albany, New York City, Buffalo, Poughkeepsie and Oneonta. NYCON is a statewide, membership-based charitable nonprofit organization specializing in bringing nonprofits across New York State the services and training they need to achieve their nonprofit mission and goals.


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