Community Foundation Announces $85,000 Community Choice Awards

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties is pleased to announce the 2019 Community Choice Awards, an $85,000 grantmaking program to help local nonprofits realize priority community projects. Nonprofit organizations in Herkimer and Oneida counties are invited to submit grant proposals for projects in eight categories: animal welfare; arts…
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Community Foundation Welcomes New Trustees

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties has approved three new Trustees and its 2019-2020 officers. New members of the Board of Trustees are: Harrison J. Hummel IV Hummel currently serves as chief operating officer at Hummel’s Office Plus, where he has held a number of roles since 1998….
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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 is centered around the theme “Growing Up Safe and Healthy: 5 Minutes to a Healthy Home” stressing the…
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M&T Bank Fund Awards More than $114,000 to Community Organizations

M&T Bank/Partners Trust Bank Charitable Fund (MTPT) awarded $114,740 in grants to seven local nonprofits in the first quarter of 2019. MTPT, a donor-advised fund of The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, is committed to investing in its local community. “Our advisory committee gave considerations to many deserving…
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Community Foundation Awards Over $965,000 to Nonprofits, Opens Two New Funds

UTICA, NY – The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties announced awards totaling more than $225,000 to 6 nonprofit organizations through its competitive grants process for the first quarter of 2019. Competitive grants are awarded to area nonprofits primarily in support of The Community Foundation’s strategic investment areas of…
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Community Foundation Offering Nonprofit Workshops and Webinars

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties is offering the following free workshops and webinars for staff and board members of area nonprofits. 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 Life…
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2018 Record-Breaking Year for Community Foundation Grantmaking, Donations

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties marked another year of community impact in 2018, awarding nearly 750 grants totaling more than $6.9 million to support programs and initiatives that will have long-lasting impact. In addition, The Community Foundation’s donor support set a record: $15.4 million from 4,300 donors…
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CABVI-Community Foundation Challenge Exceeds Expectations

The Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI) announced today that it raised $1,057,908 as a match to a $500,000 challenge issued in 2018 by The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties. The funds help support construction of an $8 million, state-of-the-art vision rehabilitation center in Utica,…
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Community Foundation, Town of Webb School District Announce $1.2 Million Scholarship Fund

Community Foundation, Town of Webb School District Announce Scholarship Fund Fund Established With $1.2 Million Bequest from Long-time Old Forge Resident Martin M. Martin Community Foundation and Town of Webb Union Free School District (UFSD) representatives announced the creation of the Martin M. Martin Scholarship Fund on Tuesday. The school…
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Utica Dollars for Scholars announcing 25 years, partnership expansion with The Community Foundation

Utica Dollars for Scholars (UDFS), announcing its 25th anniversary of distributing scholarship dollars to local students, also is broadening its partnership with The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, expanding the number of named awards supporting student scholarships at high schools to 25. “For the past 25 years, UDFS…
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