Community Foundation Offering Tax Law Seminar for Nonprofits on Tuesday, March 6

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties is offering a free seminar titled “Navigating Tax Law Change for Nonprofits” on Tuesday, March 6 at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street, Whitesboro. The event will examine new tax laws, what they mean for nonprofits and their donors, and the impact…
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The Bull Family Fund

The Bull Family Fund is one of The Community Foundation’s most active donor-advised funds, having awarded more than $376,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations and programs in both Herkimer and Oneida counties. “Our family has always believed that we should give back to the community in which we make a…
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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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