Next Steps for New MVHS Regional Healthcare Campus

At a joint press conference, officials from the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), Oneida County, City of Utica, The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties and Mohawk Valley EDGE announced next steps to support property owners within the footprint of the new regional healthcare campus in downtown Utica. “The…
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Building Community Collaboration

Building the vision for The Community Foundation’s home at 2608 Genesee Street required a great deal of dedicated planning and generous support. It was an opportunity to create a welcoming space for local nonprofits, one that could also tangibly represent The Community Foundation’s commitment to work collectively to advance community…
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Written in the Wilderness: The Life & Legacy of Anne LaBastille

To the north of Herkimer and Oneida counties, the Adirondack Mountain region—the largest tract of wilderness east of the Mississippi—inspires a sense of natural wonderment amidst dense forests, glistening lakes and panoramic mountain top views. Anne LaBastille, award-winning author, impassioned conservationist and courageous advocate for the environment, spent much of…
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Community Foundation’s Endless Possibilities Fall 2017

Good things are happening. And The Community Foundation is helping lead the way. We’re pleased to share with you the latest edition of our newsletter, which summarizes our recent leadership efforts and investments in the community. As 2017 draws to a close, The Community Foundation’s work manifests itself in myriad…
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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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