Local Support is Critical to Keep Up with Evolving Community Needs

As the needs of local nonprofits continue to evolve at a rapid pace, The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties and the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area (VGU) are encouraging community members to consider making a donation to the Mohawk Valley COVID-19 Response Fund. Contributing…
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Community Foundation, United Way VGU Grants Continue to Meet Evolving Needs

Additional $184,000 Awarded for a Total of $382,000 The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties and the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area (VGU) continue to review and approve grants several times a week to award funds to nonprofit organizations providing key services to the community…
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Community Foundation, United Way VGU Respond to Pandemic Impact

Latest grants up total awarded to nearly $200,000 A community-wide fund is helping address the needs of those affected by the global pandemic by supporting area nonprofit organizations large and small. The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties and the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area…
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Mohawk Valley COVID-19 Response Fund Awards $150,000+

Community-wide Effort Responds to Critical Medical Equipment Needs The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties and the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area (VGU) today announced that more than $420,000 has been raised for the Mohawk Valley COVID-19 Response Fund and that more than $150,000 has…
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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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Single Community Fund Established for Pandemic Response

Community Foundation, United Way Launch Fund to Aid Nonprofits A single community-wide fund has been created to support organizations responding to human services needs in Herkimer and Oneida counties resulting from the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties and United Way of…
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Community Foundation, Rising Phoenix Holdings Corporation Announce Flood Relief

$150,000 Will Help Halloween 2019 Storm Victims Utica-based Rising Phoenix Holdings Corporation and The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties today announced a successful conclusion to a matching grant effort to aid residents of the two counties affected by the October 2019 flooding. Rising Phoenix announced in November it…
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Helping Those in Need

The evolving public health situation calls for our entire community to pull together, and we’re ready to help. Assessing and addressing community needs will be an ongoing commitment for us and our nonprofit partners. More immediately, please consider supporting one or more of the human service agencies helping to meet…
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COVID-19 Response: Community Foundation Offices Close to Public

To safely meet the needs of our partner organizations, donors and others in the community, The Community Foundation will discontinue public meetings at its 2608 Genesee Street offices in Utica until Monday, April 6.  While our offices will be closed to the public, staff will be available via email, info@foundationhoc.org….
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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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