To be a true catalyst for change, the Foundation is making an intentional commitment to tackle racial inequities and to ensure that our internal practices and our philanthropic decisions promote the elimination of racial equity gaps.
Collaboration among competing local high schools on DEI is unique approach
The Oishei Foundation to Offer Rockwood Leadership Institute’s Art of Leadership to Support Nonprofit Leaders of Color.
The Oishei Foundation encouraged and supported an emergency room approach to overdose patients that has made an impact and will be expanded statewide.
The John R. Oishei Foundation is partnering with Rockwood Leadership Institute to offer a special Art of Leadership program to support nonprofit leaders of color within the Buffalo Niagara region.
The Jericho Road Community Health Center thanks its community supporters, including The John R. Oishei Foundation, for raising more than $250,000 to assist an unexpected influx of asylum seekers from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Jericho Road's Vive Shelter in Buffalo
“Find your voice” was the message from Angelecca Jackson, a past Oishei Scholar, in her keynote address to students at the Foundation’s annual Scholarship Luncheon to honor new and current Oishei Scholarship recipients.
The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York and The John R. Oishei Foundation sponsored program aims to bolster storytelling skills in community organizations.
Recognizing that we can only achieve our mission of enhancing economic vitality and quality of life for the Buffalo Niagara region if all people are afforded opportunities for success, The John R. Oishei Foundation is strongly committed to better understanding and addressing issues of racial equity to create greater opportunities for all.
More than $8 Million Committed to Complement and Support Empire State Development’s $50 Million Capital Investment Recently Announced by Governor Cuomo to Boost the Capacity of Community Organizations