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CSR grateful for Excellence in Volunteerism Grant from Corning Incorporated Foundation

Rochester, NY – Chinese School of Rochester Inc. announced today a $1,000 Excellence in Volunteerism Grant from Corning Incorporated Foundation. Zhibing Zhan submitted Chinese School of Rochester, Inc. for this one-time grant.

The Excellence in Volunteerism first began in 2018 as part of the Foundation’s 65th Anniversary celebration. In 2019 the Foundation made it an annual program, providing a unique opportunity for Corning employees to be a part of the granting process. The Foundation has thoughtfully granted more than $192,000,000 to non-profit organizations since it was founded in 1952. Through leadership and collaboration, the Foundation strives to foster vibrant, enriching and supportive communities.

Full- and part-time Corning US employees submitted applications online for the Excellence in Volunteerism. The first 50 eligible* applications received by the Foundation were awarded grants.

A complete list of Employee Vibrant Community Grant recipients is available on the Foundation’s website at

Chinese School of Rochester, Inc is very grateful for the generosity of Corning Incorporated Foundation, not only for this one-time Employee Vibrant Community Grant, but also for the ongoing DOLLARS FOR DOERS program and The Excellence in Volunteerism Program.


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