Foundation Joins in National Observance

November 12-18 is annual Community Foundation Week UTICA ­­— During the week of November 12-18, The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, Inc., will join more than 700 community foundations across America celebrating Community Foundation Week. For more than 25 years, the effort has raised awareness about the increasingly…
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Foundation-funded program is the ‘good’ in Utica O-D

The Observer-Dispatch editorial team recognized a Community Foundation grant-funded program as the good in their weekly feature “Our View: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.” “It’s no secret music and the arts deeply enrich a child’s education. It’s also no secret that both often get short shrift in these…
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Utica NY children get music lesson thanks to grant

Many children receive music education and/or lessons in school; however, due to school budget cuts, schools do not have the ability to bring in professional clinicians for workshops or performances. That’s where The Community Foundation came in with a $10,000 grant for the YMCA to provide music experiences for children…
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