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Advocates for Upstate

A 501(c)(3) fundraising and service organization, The Advocates for Upstate Medical University (Advocates for Upstate) has worked to enhance the quality of patient and family care and community health and to advance knowledge in the fields of healthcar

Center for Civic Engagement

Transforming student learning and social responsibility. Deepening faculty engagement. Partnering with the community to address identified priority areas. This is the work that drives the existence of the Center for Civic Engagement!

Community Giving Campaign

The Community Giving Campaign is Upstate's annual charitable solicitation for all State, Research and MedBest employees.


The many ways Upstate reaches out to the community, from radio shows and magazines, volunteer efforts, to programs and events for the general public.

The Upstate Foundation

The Upstate Foundation was founded in 1976 as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation. The corporation is a public charity designed to receive and administer gifts and bequests exclusively for charitable purposes with a focus on (1) the provision of patient health care, (2) the education of health care providers, (3) scientific research, and (4) community health and well-being. The Upstate Foundation is also the primary vehicle for receiving and distributing philanthropic gifts for Upstate Medical University.

Volunteer Services

Opportunities for members of the public to volunteer at Upstate hospitals.