Lead-Free MV Coalition Recognizes June as National Healthy Homes Month

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes is sponsoring National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM) during the month of June. This month-long celebration offers an opportunity to learn more about how to “Check Your Home; Protect Your Family”. Currently, millions of…
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Community Foundation Awards More Than $1.57 Million to Nonprofits, Opens Six New Funds

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties announced awards totaling more than $686,000 to 10 nonprofit organizations through its competitive grants process for the first quarter of 2018. Competitive grants are awarded to area nonprofits primarily in support of The Community Foundation’s strategic investment areas of education, economic development,…
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Community Foundation Appoints New Officers and Trustees

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties recently named 2017-2018 officers and two new members to its Board of Trustees. 2017-2018 Community Foundation Officers include: Eve Van de Wal – Chair Eve Van de Wal has served on the Board of Trustees since 2012. She is regional president of…
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The Women’s Fund Grant Applications

The Women’s Fund of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc. is now accepting applications for their 2017 grant cycle. Grants applications must be postmarked no later than September 15, 2017 and be mailed to The Women’s Fund of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, Inc., Attn: Grants Committee, 2 Williams Street, Clinton, NY…
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Community Foundation Names J. Caroline Williams as New Project Manager

J. Caroline Williams has been named project manager for strategic initiatives at The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties. As a project manager, Williams helps to design and implement projects that support initiatives, including the Lead-Free MV Coalition. Her work for Lead-Free MV includes leading projects related to environmental…
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M&T Bank Fund Awards Nearly $300,000 to Community Organizations

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 and Oneida Counties. The MTPT Fund recently awarded a $100,000 grant to Hope House in support of its new building project. This investment in the fund’s…
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Clinton Central School Teachers Awarded Kirkland Fellowship Grants

The Kirkland Fellowship, established through the Hayes-Couper Fund at The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, provides learning opportunities for teachers in the Clinton Central School District. The goal of the fellowship program is to create better educators, which in turn creates better students. This year, five teachers were…
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Essay Winner Earns Summer Internship in Utica Mayor’s Office

A panel of independent judges has selected Mario Mannella, a Proctor High School junior, as the winner of the annual Give Back to Utica essay contest, earning him a paid summer internship in City of Utica Mayor Robert M. Palmieri’s office. The internship is funded through the Give Back to…
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Alexandra G. Kogut Memorial Fund Awards Multiple Grants to Community

The Alexandra G. Kogut Memorial Fund was created by Becky and Mark Kogut in honor of their daughter, Alexandra, to support community organizations that share her passion and kindness. Each year, several grants are awarded through this donor-advised fund of The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, allowing Alexandra’s…
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Lead-Free MV Coalition Recognizes June as National Healthy Homes Month

HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) is sponsoring the second annual National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM) during June 2017. This month-long celebration offers an opportunity to learn more about housing and its impact on health, including the prevention of childhood lead poisoning, residential asthma intervention, radon…
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