Our Mission

We make grants to local nonprofit organizations focused on education, food and emergency services, eldercare, the arts, and the environment and parks. Since the three schools cover all administrative expenses, 100% of funds raised are distributed through grants. 

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Applicant Resources

To be eligible for a CCS grant, your nonprofit organization must be located and offer services within one or more of the neighborhoods surrounding the University.

Broadway Community
Our Community

With your help, CCS has awarded grants to 60 local nonprofit service programs in 2019.

NY Common Pantry Volunteers

Looking to lend a helping hand? Check out the opportunities available at CCS-supported nonprofits.

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Our Donors

Our sincerest thanks to all donors of the CCS 72nd Annual Campaign.