Kevin “Bing” Crossley Memorial Foundation Established to Honor Fallen Officer

The Kevin “Bing” Crossley Memorial Foundation was recently established at The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties in honor of Kevin “Bing” Crossley, a Village of Whitesboro police officer who lost his life in a motor vehicle accident while on patrol in April 2018. The foundation was established by…
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Community Foundation Appoints Officers and New Trustees

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties recently named its 2018-2019 officers and two new members of the Board of Trustees. 2018-2019 Community Foundation Officers are: Eve Van de Wal – Chair Van de Wal is regional president of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and has more than 30 years of…
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Community Foundation Announces $50,000 Community Choice Awards

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties is hosting its first-ever Community Choice Awards, a $50,000 grantmaking contest that incorporates public voting to help determine the recipients of five, $10,000 grants to local nonprofits. Nonprofit organizations in Herkimer and Oneida counties are invited to submit grant proposals for projects…
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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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Lead-Free MV Coalition Recognizes June as National Healthy Homes Month

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes is sponsoring National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM) during the month of June. This month-long celebration offers an opportunity to learn more about how to “Check Your Home; Protect Your Family”. Currently, millions of…
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Community Foundation Awards More Than $1.57 Million to Nonprofits, Opens Six New Funds

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties announced awards totaling more than $686,000 to 10 nonprofit organizations through its competitive grants process for the first quarter of 2018. Competitive grants are awarded to area nonprofits primarily in support of The Community Foundation’s strategic investment areas of education, economic development,…
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Community Foundation Appoints New Officers and Trustees

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties recently named 2017-2018 officers and two new members to its Board of Trustees. 2017-2018 Community Foundation Officers include: Eve Van de Wal – Chair Eve Van de Wal has served on the Board of Trustees since 2012. She is regional president of…
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The Women’s Fund Grant Applications

The Women’s Fund of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc. is now accepting applications for their 2017 grant cycle. Grants applications must be postmarked no later than September 15, 2017 and be mailed to The Women’s Fund of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, Inc., Attn: Grants Committee, 2 Williams Street, Clinton, NY…
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Community Foundation Names J. Caroline Williams as New Project Manager

J. Caroline Williams has been named project manager for strategic initiatives at The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties. As a project manager, Williams helps to design and implement projects that support initiatives, including the Lead-Free MV Coalition. Her work for Lead-Free MV includes leading projects related to environmental…
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M&T Bank Fund Awards Nearly $300,000 to Community Organizations

M&T Bank continues to invest locally through the M&T Bank/Partners Trust Charitable Fund (MTPT), a donor advised fund of The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties. The MTPT Fund recently awarded a $100,000 grant to Hope House in support of its new building project. This investment in the fund’s…
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