Dorothy Ferguson serves as President of the Ferguson Family Foundation, Vice Chair of the Buffalo State College Foundation Board and Vice Chair of the Buffalo Zoo Foundation. She also serves on the Olmstead Parks Conversancy Board, Sabah Board, and University at Buffalo’s Deans Council School of Nursing Board.
Dorothy’s support for non-profit organizations also stretches beyond the United States where she serves on the Food for Thought Board; located in Nairobi, Kenya.
Dorothy has served as a past member of the following Boards: Buffalo Hearing & Speech, Bristol Home, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Buffalo Prep, Graves Foundation, Roswell Park Alliance and as an Emeritus member of the WNY Women's Fund. She has also served on the Kaleida Foundation Board and as a past Chair for the Children’s Guild.
Dorothy's past awards & recognitions include: Buffalo Zoo "Friend of Wildlife Award"; Children's Guild "Volunteer of the Year Award"; National Society of Fund Raising Executives "Leadership Award" and the Buffalo State College "Philanthropic Leadership Award".