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By leveraging partnerships that boost innovation, we achieve our mission of taking what works to scale to drive student success. 

Areas of Focus


The Foundation works to enhance the quality of, and spur creation of, successful programs by engaging SUNY schools, educators, and students. Grants are primarily awarded for innovative projects focused on increasing student retention, persistence, and wellbeing.


The Foundation seeks strategic partnerships with state, national, and international organizations that have the potential to broaden SUNY's reach and impact.


The Foundation supports a variety of scholarships and fellowships that enable access to high-quality, affordable higher education and clear pathways to degree completion and career success. 

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Great day of conversation about the ⁦@HeckscherFnd⁩ and ⁦@GerstnerFdn⁩ student relief fund. @ulbabny is proud to participate in this great program that really impact student lives. Thanks to ⁦@SUNYImpact⁩ for hosting and coordinating.

A productive afternoon spent with folks from @ualbany, @UBuffalo, @buffalostate, @SUNY_Dutchess, @SUNY_Orange, @SUNY_Oneonta, @HeckscherFnd, & @GerstnerFdn discussing our student emergency fund pilot program.

We're ready to go! @SUNYChancellor Kristina Johnson poses with students & staff at the beginning of #NYCPride2018, ready to show our commitment to equality. #SUNYPride

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