Corporate Giving With Big Impact

Having an impact. Inspiring entrepreneurs. Helping those in need. Making our community even better. With the help of our partners—individuals, organizations, businesses—The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties works to support and enhance our region in many ways. And our dedicated Corporate Partners fund strategic, real-time, annual programs and initiatives, including:

  • The Impact Opportunity Challenge. Launched in 2016, the Challenge awarded $25,000 to an entrepreneurial team to start a business in Downtown Utica. With our Corporate Partners’ help, the 2017 Challenge will expand to support more investment in our local economies.
  • Youth Inspiration. The Foundation recognizes that engaging and inspiring our region’s young people leads them to achieve and to succeed in their hometowns. This year’s first engagement event, supported by Corporate Partners and MVCC, is just the beginning.
  • Nonprofit Leadership Training. Many area organizations work to better our communities. Each year, our Corporate Partners fund leadership and “capacity-building” training sessions for these nonprofit groups—helping them to capably serve a wide range of community needs, and developing leadership skills to strengthen our collective capacity for service.

The Corporate Partners program at The Community Foundation can significantly enhance your organization’s engagement in our community  through dynamic sponsorship, strategic involvement, and targeted programing.

Our Corporate Partners make a difference, and they deserve to be widely known as community advocates. That’s why we recognize them, in keeping with their level of support, during the programs they make possible, at events, on our website, in our marketing.

Your partnership with The Foundation will make an impact in our community. The greater your commitment, the bigger the impact.

Partnership options include:

  • Platinum Partner – $15,000
  • Gold Partner – $10,000
  • Silver Partner – $5,000

Corporate Partners are leading the community in transformation. Click here to learn more and contact Nick Grimmer, Director of Giving Strategies, at or (315) 731-3737, to become a Corporate Partner today.