Your Foundation. Your partner in innovation, leadership and impact.
The Foundation is dedicated to creating strong partnerships with the goal of making social impact in our community.
By providing grants to local schools, health agencies, arts venues, libraries and other non-profit organizations, The Community Foundation not only works to ensure better education, stronger healthcare and growth in the arts, but helps keep jobs and money in Central New York. Your contribution stays local, helping these organizations succeed. Read more…
At The Community Foundation, supporting education for all ages is a priority. Preschoolers, Madison-Oneida BOCES attendees, and adult learners enrolled in local colleges have all benefitted from contributions to The Community Foundation from people like you. Your continued support will help us to make an impact on education in our community well into the future. Read more…
At The Community Foundation, we strongly believe in supporting organizations that promote public health and wellness. One of our priority issues is to assist public health organizations in keeping residents of our community healthy and independent through grants made possible by our donors. Read more…
The Community Foundation believes that it is a privilege and responsibility to preserve local arts and culture for future generations. We assist art, theatre and music venues with the necessary funding to maintain vital programming and growth. Your contribution can make a difference, and help our community continue to enjoy the area’s rich cultural offerings. Read more...
Find Out More About the Impact We’re Making Together
thINCubator Program Supports Local Entrepreneurs in Making Big Impact in Oneida and Herkimer Counties— Economic Development
North Utica Fitness Center life-saving for some residents— Health
Boys & Girls Club dedicated to success of children in Oneida County— Education
Farmers Markets support equals a healthier Oneida County and Herkimer County— Economic Development
Habitat for Humanity partnership to generate income for nonprofit— Economic Development
On Point for College makes big impact in Utica, NY— Education
Learn more about our Donors
Silicon Valley entrepreneur creates fund to support area’s ‘best and brightest’— Donor Stories
Patsy Couper’s passion for people will have impact forever— Donor Stories
A Dream Fulfilled Forever— Donor Stories
Ray and Linda Allen— Donor Stories
Helping and Assisting Forever— Donor Stories
Wesley Smith and Diane Wolfe— Donor Stories