$2.6 million
allocated to 93 different
local agencies


Welcome to the Cortland Community Foundation


The Cortland Community Foundation is a means for anyone to invest in our community’s future, through gifts of any amount.


The Foundation helps the needy, the elderly, children and families, the disabled, and the sick, while supporting the arts, education, history, environmental conservation, and more.


We welcome and encourage grant applications from nonprofit organizations that reside in and serve the residents of Cortland County.

National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day – November 15th – is your chance to make
every donation count for even more.
Show your support for your favorite non-profit
organization while reminding our community that the spirit of giving is alive and well. READ MORE

City of Cortland Parks & Recreation Department Posted in: News - The Cortland Community Foundation recently awarded a $25,000 grant to the City of Cortland Parks & Recreation Department. The funds were used toward the construction of the new Wickwire Pool at Suggett Park, which re-opened to the public in June 2016. Support from the Foundation, as well as donations from more than 100 area business owners and individuals, helped the City of Cortland accomplish the renovation of this pool that many community members remember fondly from their youth.