May 2023 Newsletter

Wednesday, May 17th, 2023

Highlighting our 2023 Grant Recipients. 2023 is off to a strong start with the following grants made thus far.

April 2023 Newsletter

Friday, April 21st, 2023

Following three years of analysis, planning, and discussion with school, district, college, and nonprofit leaders, the Cullen Foundation is proud to announce the launch of the new Buffalo Urban Teaching Fellows (BUTF) program to address increasingly acute local teacher shortages.

March 2023 Newsletter

Thursday, March 30th, 2023

Several months ago, we shared tips on writing grant applications and had many positive responses. Wondering what in Cullen Foundation’s view are Characteristics of Strong Nonprofit Grantees? If so, keep reading!

February 2023 Newsletter

Tuesday, February 28th, 2023

2023 Cullen Scholars Application Process. The scholarship application portal opens on January 1, 2023 and closes on March 3, 2023.

January 2023 Newsletter

Thursday, January 12th, 2023

With the Western New York community experiencing countless struggles and horrific, tragic events in 2022, we look forward to 2023 with hope.

December 2022 Newsletter

Tuesday, December 20th, 2022

Cullen Foundation is excited to announce multiple grant cycles, supporting our Education and Performing Arts focus areas, opening in January 2023. Access information and applications through our online portal beginning on January 1, 2023.

November 2022 Newsletter

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022

Congratulations to our 2022 Grant Cycle Recipients!

October 2022 Newsletter

Monday, October 31st, 2022

Since 2015 Cullen Foundation has awarded $2.13 million in capital improvements to its Performing Arts grantees.

September 2022 Newsletter

Wednesday, September 14th, 2022

Cullen Foundation and New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) awarded 65 WNY Nonprofits with Expanding Access to Arts Funding Grants!

August 2022 Newsletter

Thursday, August 4th, 2022

Helpful Tips: Be proactive and keep us up to date with your contact information and grant reports. Is your organizational contact information updated in our grants management system? Have you completed your reporting requirements?

July 2022 Newsletter

Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

We asked our Performing Arts Grantees to highlight their 2022 Summer programs and activities! They offer some insider tips on hot programs, new amenities and more.

June 2022 Newsletter - Teach Buffalo

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022

Turn into the Teacher who inspired you! Buffalo needs great teachers to guarantee that students succeed in school and in life. Learn how to take the next step toward becoming a teacher in Buffalo.

June 2022 Newsletter

Friday, June 3rd, 2022

Congratulations to our Winter 2022 Grant Cycle Recipients!

Special Re-Grant Announcement

Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

Cullen Foundation and New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) are partnering on a special re-grant program to benefit Western New York’s residents through the funding of a wide range of arts and cultural opportunities offered by nonprofit community-based organizations.

March 2022 Newsletter

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

Our 2022-2023 Cullen Fellows. The Cullen Fellows program reflects the foundation’s belief that development of talent is essential to strengthening individual professionals, organizations, and elevating WNY’s performing arts sector as a whole.

February 2022 Newsletter

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

Buffalo charter schools unite in developing common application for ease of admission and enrollment for families

January 2022 Newsletter

Monday, January 24th, 2022

The start of a new year is both an occasion to reflect on the critical work being done by our grantee partners and an opportune time to look forward toward ways we might bring more resources to accelerate it further.

December 2021 Newsletter

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021

If you’re like us, you’re looking forward to 2022 with renewed energy and focus. Cullen Foundation has four funding cycles opening soon that support WNY nonprofits in the education and performing arts sectors.

November 2021 Newsletter

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

Over the last 24 months, the Cullen Foundation worked in partnership with Harley Consulting Group to rethink and reimagine the Cullen Scholars Scholarship Program.

October 2021 Newsletter

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

The funding of a Data to Strengthen Youth Development, (DSYD) a new workgroup for WNY programs. Cullen has hired Chapin Hall to spend the school year working with local education nonprofits.