Press Releases

Our team can assist with spreading the word about your organization’s recent community investment. Please use the joint press release template below when crafting your messages for local media and social media to make sure you are properly referencing the Community Foundation and our generous donors. For review prior to release or for the addition of a quote, please contact a member of the Public Relations team.

Press Release Template


Logo Use

The Community Foundation encourages nonprofit partners to use our logo when publicizing our community investments. Our general logo is available for download. If you need a different version, please contact us. Please refer to our brand standards guide for more information on proper logo usage.

(*Please note: Once the logo opens, right click and “Save As.”)

Brand Standards Guide

Materials for Funding Recipients

Investments in our community are newsworthy, and we encourage you to share your story far and wide! Please use this reference guide to make sure you mention the Community Foundation and our donors. We’d appreciate such mentions in your related publicity for a year, beginning from the project’s start.

Social Media

Social media is a powerful way for your nonprofit organization to share your story of partnership with the Community Foundation. We encourage you to tag us when appropriate, and we’ll share your posts with our friends and followers.

For all public relations inquiries please contact:

For all public relations inquiries please contact:

Kayla Ellis
Business Communications Manager
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Community Foundation
2608 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502


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