Buffalo Renaissance Foundation

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Winter 2020 Newsletter

February | 2020

Modrzynski Named Incoming President As I assume leadership of the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation, I am humbled by the history of the organization that began in 1981 and the vision of a small group of young business leaders to create a foundation with one goal: to help move our community forward. Over the last 39 years, that […]

Winter 2019 Newsletter

January | 2019

DEAR FRIENDS, BENEFACTORS, SUPPORTERS AND FELLOW DIRECTORS, As we head into 2019, the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation comes off one of our most exciting years ever consummated by a signature project donation on the East Side of Buffalo. Our largest donation in history will propel a community project to completion on East Ferry Street energizing a […]

Winter 2017 Newsletter

March | 2017

DEAR FRIENDS, BENEFACTORS, SUPPORTERS AND FELLOW DIRECTORS,   As we head into 2017, the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation continues to lead by example with its continuing sculpture art series, its commitment to the new Oshei Women and Children’s Hospital and our newest endeavor, spearheading the USS Little Rock commissioning ceremony planned for Canalside on the Buffalo […]

Spring 2016 Newsletter

April | 2016

Montante named 24th President of the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation   In January at the Board’s Annual Meeting, Michael J. Montante, Vice President of Uniland Development Company was named the 24th President of the Foundation. Montante has served as Chair of the Appropriations Committee for many years and as Vice President to outgoing President James F. […]

Winter 2015 Newsletter

January | 2015

DEAR FRIENDS, BENEFACTORS, SUPPORTERS AND FELLOW DIRECTORS,   Happy New Year from the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation! As my first year as President of the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation (BRF) winds down, I can say that the Foundation is thriving and poised to continue to move Buffalo Forward.   We made the largest gift of our 33-year […]

Holiday Message

December | 2014

Happy Holiday from the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation!   As 2014 quickly comes to an end, I reflect on all that we have achieved as a foundation and I anxiously anticipate the coming New Year.   The past years appropriation committee received 21 grant applications totaling over $118,000 in requests. We were honored to host a […]

Summer 2014 Newsletter

July | 2014

DEAR FRIENDS, BENEFACTORS, SUPPORTERS AND FELLOW DIRECTORS,   Since 1981, the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation and its directors have been driven by a passion to move our community forward.   We have an exciting 2014 already underway as evidenced by our successful Spring Luncheon at the historic Kleinhan’s Music Hall, where we recognized the medical wonders […]

Winter 2013 Newsletter

December | 2013

DEAR FRIENDS, BENEFACTORS, SUPPORTERS AND FELLOW DIRECTORS, Happy Holidays from the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation!  As the second and final year of my term as President of the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation (BRF) winds down, I can say that the Foundation is thriving and poised to continue to move Buffalo Forward. The past year’s grant appropriation process […]

Winter 2012 Newsletter

January | 2013

DEAR FRIENDS, BENEFACTORS, SUPPORTERS AND FELLOW DRIECTORS, As we wind down the second half of my first year as President of the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation (BRF), I couldn’t be more proud of the way our directors have responded over the past 12 months. We held record luncheon and golf events that will benefit Western New […]

Spring 2012 Newsletter

June | 2012

As we move into the fourth decade of the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation, we are coming off one of the most successful years in our history. Due to the generosity of our many benefactors, a hard-driving Director group, and a passion to move our community forward, we head into our 31st year stronger than ever. We […]