September 2023 Newsletter

Monday, September 25th, 2023

Over the past five months, Cullen Foundation implemented its newest “Sector Initiative” for performing arts grantees in partnership with New York Council on Nonprofits, Inc. (NYCON) through a series of customized workshops to address the most frequently cited governance and financial challenges facing the local sector.

July 2023 Newsletter

Thursday, June 29th, 2023

Our performing arts grantees host many of the best and most anticipated events of this spectacular season, some of which are highlighted below. Take some time to browse their websites to learn about others.

June 2023 Newsletter

Tuesday, June 13th, 2023

Our Summer 2023 Responsive Grant Cycle opens July 1st. Keep reading to learn more!

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.

February 2023 - Current Open Nonprofit Positions

Tuesday, February 28th, 2023

If you or someone you know is seeking a new career opportunity with a mission-focused role, browse the openings listed below, submitted by various local nonprofits and Cullen grantees.

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