M&T Bank Fund Awards $27,500 in Community Grants

M&T Bank continues to invest locally through the M&T Bank/Partners Trust Charitable Fund (MTPT), a donor-advised fund of The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties. The fund has distributed more than $1 million in support of programs and organizations that will have a strong and lasting impact in the…
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New Investment Opportunity Promotes Independent Senior Living in Herkimer and Oneida Counties

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties is seeking applications for a new investment opportunity to support programs and projects that promote independent senior living in Herkimer and Oneida counties. Applicants must propose a new solution or an enhancement to an existing program that advances seniors’ self-determination and relates…
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Local Youth Inspired by Surprise Visit from Star of McFarland, USA Movie

Carlos Pratts, star of the 2015 Disney Movie McFarland, USA, surprised more than 1,500 eighth graders from Herkimer and Oneida counties during a field trip to Mohawk Valley Community College’s Utica Campus in November. Pratts portrayed Thomas Valles, a real-life track and field star on the 1987 championship-winning team from…
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Federal Officials, Lead-Free MV Coalition Meet to Discuss Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Strategies

Members of the Lead-Free MV Coalition met with representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the US Attorney’s Office to discuss childhood lead poisoning prevention strategies on November 10 at thINCubator in Utica. The meeting was coordinated by the Coalition in conjunction…
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M&T Bank Fund Awards More Than $104,000 in Community Grants

M&T Bank continues to invest locally through the M&T Bank/Partners Trust Charitable Fund (MTPT), a donor-advised fund of The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties. The fund has distributed more than $1 million in support of programs and organizations that will have a strong and lasting impact in the…
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Celebrating The Local Impact of Community Foundations

During the week of November 12-18, 2016, The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties will join more than 700 community foundations across America celebrating Community Foundation Week. For more than 25 years, the effort has raised awareness about the increasingly important role of these philanthropic organizations in fostering local…
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M&T Bank Fund Awards More Than $68,000 in Grants at Quarterly Meeting

M&T Bank continues to invest locally through the M&T Bank/Partners Trust Charitable Fund (MTPT), a donor-advised fund of The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties. The fund has distributed more than $1 million in support of programs and organizations that will have a strong and lasting impact in our…
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