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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Essay Contest Winner Earns Summer Internship in Utica Mayor’s Office

A panel of judges has selected Jared Bedell, a New Hartford 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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The Community Foundation Names Director of Strategic Initiatives

John Monaghan has been named Director of Strategic Initiatives for The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties. In this role, he will design and implement an encompassing strategy for impact investment, including the Lead-Free MV Coalition, as well as advance the organization’s metric-related processes. Lead-Free MV is the first…
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Remembering and honoring our loved ones in May

The Foundation provides giving opportunities to honor and remember loved ones. Here you can view the gifts made during the month of May 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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Foundation Honors Community Members and Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties hosted its annual Celebration of Philanthropy on Thursday, May 12, at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica. More than 200 community members attended to honor the organization’s partners in philanthropy and celebrate award winners. “Our community is incredibly generous and dedicated to helping…
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Remembering and honoring our loved ones in April

The Foundation provides giving opportunities to honor and remember loved ones. Here you can view the gifts made during the month of April 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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Remembering and honoring our loved ones in March

The Foundation provides giving opportunities to honor and remember loved ones. Here you can view the gifts made during the month of March 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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Foundation Announces $25,000 Entrepreneurial Initiative

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties has launched a $25,000 entrepreneurial initiative to help bring more innovative businesses to downtown Utica. The Impact Opportunity Challenge, made possible by The Foundation’s Corporate Partners, is open to individuals and/or groups that have an innovative business concept for one of four…
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Remembering and honoring our loved ones in February

The Foundation provides giving opportunities to honor and remember loved ones. Here you can view the gifts made during the month of February 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 the…
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