Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Buffalo Together Fund

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo established the Buffalo Together Community Response Fund along with the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County to respond to the horrific racist mass shooting at the Tops grocery store on May 14, 2022. The Tower Foundation was one of the many funders who provided assistance and funding for this response fund.

Visit the website to learn more about the Buffalo Together Community Response Fund: https://www.buffalotogetherfund.org/.

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $100,000
YEAR AWARDED: 2022
WEBSITE: https://www.buffalotogetherfund.org/


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