And The Downtown Startup Challenge Winner Is…

Picture this: You’re hungry, tired, just getting home from work. You open up your fridge, and a delicious, nutritious, perfectly balanced, well-prepared meal awaits. Sound good? Ready to buy a meal? Then you’re in luck! Hundreds gathered to watch on October 4, as The Community Foundation awarded $30,000 to The…
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National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2017

The Community Foundation’s Lead-Free MV Coalition is pleased to announce the kick-off of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2017, October 22–28th, which is designed to raise local awareness about the danger of lead exposure and poisoning, and educate parents on how to reduce exposure to lead in their environment, prevent its…
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Community Foundation Receives National Awards for Marketing Campaign

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties has received seven international and national awards in recognition of its recent TV marketing campaign, “We Are How We Treat Each Other.” Created by The Community Foundation’s marketing team in collaboration with Simon Eisenbach Productions and MPW Marketing, the commercial features local…
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Community Foundation’s Endless Possibilities Publication

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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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Community Foundation Honors Sitrin Health Care Center

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties presented Sitrin Health Care Center with the Community Impact Award on Tuesday, June 6. The Community Impact Award honors nonprofit organizations that serve Herkimer and Oneida counties, and show outstanding achievement in the charitable sector. The organization must have previously received grants…
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Foundation Launches $30,000 Downtown Startup Challenge

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties announces the launch of its second business competition, the Downtown Startup Challenge to award up to $30,000 to an entrepreneur with an innovative business idea for downtown Utica or Rome. Entrepreneurs are invited to submit ideas for a new business in select…
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Giving With Gratitude

Terra Meenan, local business owner and founder of In Bloom Yoga in New Hartford, came up with a unique way of giving back to the community as a first-time Foundation donor. On Thanksgiving Day, Meenan held a special yoga practice at the In Bloom Yoga studio called “Moving with Gratitude.”…
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We Are How We Treat Each Other Video

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PHOTOS: $25,000 Impact Opportunity Challenge Finals

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