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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Remembering and honoring our loved ones in August

The Foundation provides giving opportunities to honor and remember loved ones. Here you can view the gifts made during the month of August to honor and remember family, friends and loved ones. We welcome your partnership. If you would like to make a gift, please click the donate button at…
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Community Foundation Names Director of Giving Strategies

Nick Grimmer has been named director of giving strategies at The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties. As director, Grimmer will guide the cultivation and expansion of The Community Foundation’s portfolio of philanthropic partners. He will also lead efforts to engage a growing number of charitable partners in supporting…
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Smith Market Wins $25,000 Impact Opportunity Challenge

Smith Market was selected as the winner of The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties’ $25,000 Impact Opportunity Challenge. The market was one of five finalists to pitch their idea for an innovative business concept for downtown Utica to a panel of judges on Wednesday, August 10. The market…
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Remembering and honoring our loved ones in July

The Foundation provides giving opportunities to honor and remember loved ones. Here you can view the gifts made during the month of July to honor and remember family, friends and loved ones. We welcome your partnership. If you would like to make a gift, please click the donate button at…
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Nonprofit Training Workshop – Tuesday, August 9

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties is offering a free training program titled “Board Service: Understanding Your Role and Responsibilities” for staff and board members of area nonprofits. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at The Foundation, 2608 Genesee Street, Utica. Registration and continental…
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Community Foundation Appoints Three Leaders to Board of Trustees

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties recently appointed three new members to its Board of Trustees. The Foundation Board comprises 22 community members from Herkimer and Oneida counties. The Foundation welcomed the following new Trustees at the Board’s annual meeting in May: David T. Griffith David T. Griffith…
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Remembering and honoring our loved ones in June

The Foundation provides giving opportunities to honor and remember loved ones. Here you can view the gifts made during the month of June to honor and remember family, friends and loved ones. We welcome your partnership. If you would like to make a gift, please click the donate button at…
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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 kindness and passions. Each year, several grants are awarded through this donor-advised fund of The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, allowing Alexandra’s…
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Community Foundation Publishes Final Report on Assessment of Senior Needs in Herkimer & Oneida Counties

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, in conjunction with the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York, has released its final report on the assessment of senior needs in Herkimer and Oneida counties. The assessment helps identify what programs and services are needed to allow local seniors…
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