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We’re proud of the work we do and the impact it has. We openly share news and reports about the Foundation not only to provide our community and partners with visibility to our work, but also in the hope that it will inspire others to build new and creative solutions to challenges our world faces.

Coalition develops fellowship to address local education

January 6, 2021

Rochester Business Journal January 6, 2021   A local coalition of child and family advocates has developed the Rochester Education Fellowship, which will enable a leader to co-create and build a new, community-centered vision for bold, transformation change for Rochester’s public school…

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Farash Foundation to fund fellowship for “bold, innovative vision for education”

January 5, 2021

Democrat & Chronicle January 5, 2021   The Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation announced this week the creation of a two-year Rochester Education Fellowship, the latest reform-oriented effort to fix what ails the city’s schools…

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Rochester Advocates for Children and Families Launch Search for Education Fellow

January 4, 2021

Rochester Education Fellowship News Release January 4, 2021   A coalition of local child and family advocates today announced the Rochester Education Fellowship, a two-year fellowship for a talented leader to co-create and build a new, community-centered vision for bold, transformational change…

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Hollis Budd Named 2020 ICON Honors Award Recipient

December 8, 2020

Farash Foundation News Release December 8, 2020 Hollis Budd, executive director of the Max and Marian Farash Foundation, has been named a 2020 ICON Honors award recipient. Established in 2017, ICON Honors recognizes Rochester business leaders over the age of 60 for…

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Megan Bell Named 2020 Forty Under 40 Honoree

November 13, 2020

Farash Foundation News Release November 13, 2020 Megan Bell, director of grants & programs for the Max and Marian Farash Foundation, has been named a 2020 Forty Under 40 recipient. Forty Under 40 recognizes 40 men and women, under the age of…

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Megan Bell Named Farash Foundation Director of Grants and Programs

August 1, 2019

Farash Foundation News Release August 1st, 2019   Megan Bell has been named Director of Grants and Programs for the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation. Executive Director of the Marie C. and Joseph C. Wilson Foundation in Rochester since 2010, Bell…

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Artist Archie Rand Named 2020 Farash Fellow

June 10, 2019

Farash Foundation/MAG News release June 10th, 2019   Celebrated painter and muralist Archie Rand has been named the next Farash Fellow for the Advancement of Jewish Humanities and Culture, sponsored by the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation. As he begins his…

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Farash Foundation Brings Wexner Heritage Program to Rochester

March 6, 2019

Farash Foundation News Release March 6th, 2019   The Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation is partnering with the acclaimed Wexner Heritage Program to encourage, inspire, and further develop the future leaders of Rochester’s Jewish community. This initiative is designed for a…

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Martin Weingarten Wins 2018 Farash Prize

November 7, 2018

Farash Foundation News Release November 7th, 2018   Martin Weingarten, the founder and former president of the Center for Youth, has been awarded the 2018 Farash Prize for Social Entrepreneurship sponsored by the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation. The prize is…

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Acclaimed Author Amos Oz Comes to Rochester; Inaugurates Farash Fellows Program

February 14, 2017

Farash Foundation News Release February 14th, 2017   The widely-acclaimed, best-selling Israeli author Amos Oz will come to Rochester this spring as the inaugural Farash Fellow for the Advancement of Jewish Humanities and Culture, sponsored by the Max and Marian Farash Charitable…

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