Broadway Theater League Creates Scholarship Fund for Arts Education

The Broadway Theater League of Utica (BTL) has created a scholarship fund at The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties in memory of a longtime member of BTL’s board of directors. The Linda Leogrande Youth Ambassador Scholarship Fund honors her more than 30 years of service on the board…
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Community Foundation Announces Free Nonprofit Training Series

  The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties is offering a series of free workshops and webinars for staff and board members of area nonprofit organizations. Made possible by the support of First Source Federal Credit Union, the sessions will take place at The Community Foundation, 2608 Genesee Street,…
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Community Foundation Receives $194,700 Mother Cabrini Health Foundation Grant

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties has been awarded a $194,700 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation that will support the community’s long-term efforts to address childhood lead poisoning and healthy housing. The funding will go to the Utica Healthy Homes Program, a partnership between The Community…
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Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities Establishes Funds, Awards $650,000 in Grants

The Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, a congregation of 322 vowed women religious, has awarded $650,000 dollars in grants locally from funds administered by The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties. The Sisters established these new funds using proceeds from the sale of property that housed…
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Community Foundation Reports Record Year for Donations, Grantmaking

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties announced today that it awarded a record $8.1 million to nonprofit organizations in 2019. Almost 900 grants went to organizations for their work supporting a wide array of community priorities, including education, health, economic development, and arts and culture. Of the total…
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Hero Fund America Fund Awards Grants in Support of First Responders

Hero Fund America Fund, a field-of interest fund of The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, has announced its 2019 grants intended to increase awareness, advocacy and support for fire, emergency medical services (EMS), and law enforcement agencies in New York and other states. The fund’s 2019 grants include…
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Clinton Central School Teachers Awarded Kirkland Fellowship Grant

This year, five Clinton Central School District teachers were awarded more than $2,800 to broaden their teaching skills and perspectives by the Kirkland Fellowship program, established through the Hayes-Couper Fund at The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties. The program, which provides learning opportunities for teachers in the Clinton…
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Lead-Free MV Coalition Observes National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

This week, October 20-26, the Lead-Free Mohawk Valley (LFMV) Coalition is observing National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2019. Every year, federal agencies encourage the week-long national outreach effort to bring together individuals, organizations, industry, and state and local governments to raise awareness of lead poisoning prevention and reduce childhood exposure…
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Community Foundation Offering Nonprofit Trainings and Webinars

  The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties is offering several free workshops and webinars for area nonprofit staff and board members. The trainings will take place at The Community Foundation, 2608 Genesee Street, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Register online at www.foundationhoc.org/events.   The ABCs…
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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 passion and kindness. Each year, several grants are awarded through this donor-advised fund of The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, allowing Alexandra’s…
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