ONYA Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Helping Women and Girls

ONYA Mission

To inspire and advance philanthropy that funds nonprofit programs to foster personal and economic growth among women and girls throughout Ontario and Yates counties.

ONYA Vision

Strong women and girls with self confidence, personal empowerment, and complete independence. This is accomplished by creating and managing a permanent endowment fund to perpetuate grantmaking for women and girls, promoting philanthropy by women and educating the public about issues.

ONYA Information

ONYA’s 2016 Anniversary Celebration

ONYA will celebrate it’s 16th anniversary on Thursday, October 13, 2016, 5:00-7:00 pm, at the Canandaigua Yacht Club, 3524 West Lake Road, Canandaigua.

Come celebrate the progress made over the past 16 years and meet the people who have received grants.

Save the Date: November 16, 2016 - Voices of Experience, Geneva New York

Economic Conditions of Female Heads of Household In Ontario and Yates Counties

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Bud to Bloom Article from the Daily Messenger May 3, 2016

How Can I Help?

2016 Board Members

  • Maggie Atkins
  • Anne Fayko
  • Marianne Gallagher – Vice President
  • Ellen Hemming
  • Pat Lewis Keefe
  • Linda Proctor
  • Sue Raymond – President
  • Linda Schnitzler – Treasurer
  • Carol Zimmerman - Secretary

Advisory Board

  • Nora Chavez
  • Lucile Mallard
  • Alejandra Molina
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The Ontario/Yates Fund for Women and Girls (ONYA) is a Donor Advised Fund of the Finger Lakes Area Community Endowment (FLACE), a 501(c))(3) foundation.

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Ontario/Yates Fund for Women and Girls
P.O. Box 31
Canandaigua, NY 14424




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