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Organization
Project
Funding Needed
Category
Area
 
Organization
Anita's Stevens Swan Humane Society
The Anita’s Stevens Swan Humane Society is a combination of efforts of hundreds of people taking care of animals that are surrendered, lost or unwanted, neglected, or abandoned in Oneida County.
Project
"Tech Paws: Empowering Animal Care with Upgraded Computing Equipment"
Our existing computer equipment, including workstations, servers, etc. is over a decade old. These outdated systems have reached their limits. We are seeking funding to upgrade our computer equipment.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Environment, Animals
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Project
3 Tray Commercial Countertop Acrylic Bakery Display Case
Patients residing in the Siegenthaler Center & their guests are offered homemade baked goods made daily by volunteers. For hygiene reasons we need a display case that the baked goods can be stored in.
Funding Needed:
$150
Category:
Health
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
Organization
The Root Farm
The Root Farm, Inc. is a non-profit organization that is committed to helping people of all ages & abilities through agricultural, equine, and recreational experiences.
Project
Accessible Ramp for Program Lean-to
We constructed a lean-to to be used as another program space (camping, team building, nature hikes, etc.), but are in need of a ramp and a wide set of stairs to make the structure fully accessible.
Funding Needed:
$1,500
Category:
Community, Economic Development
Geographic Area:
New York State Outside of Oneida and Herkimer counties
Organization
Shattered, Rewire, Reboot, Inc.
Our mission is to help individuals whose lives have been shattered by one or multiple reasons. We promote and encourage self-awareness and spiritual enlightenment.
Project
Aggression Replacement Training
We will facilitate classes in how anger affects behavior, what anger is, how our emotions affect behavior, emotional triggers, sociology, and its impact on our behavior and several other classes.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Education
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Organization
Herkimer County Chapter NYSARC
Arc Herkimer's seven different divisions work together to support the agency's mission of empowering people with disabilities and enriching lives throughout our community.
Project
Arc Herkimer Employee Gym – Keeping Staff Active, Healthy, and Fit
Gym equipment at our German St. Business Park will provide a cost-free opportunity for employees to keep fit and maintain a positive outlook, essential components in their work with people supported.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Human Services
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
Organization
Mercy Flight Central, Inc.
Our mission is simple: we exist to save lives. We are an independent, community-based non-profit of air medical professionals, devoted to integrity and compassion, providing critical care.
Project
BabyPod
To be able to have a BabyPod available at both of our bases.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Health
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
Organization
Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Association
The MVBGA is dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and growth of Bluegrass and other forms of American Traditional Music. Our activities include concerts, jam sessions, and open mic sessions.
Project
Bluegrass and Traditional Music Academy
This will be a series of one day classes in 2024 for people new to Bluegrass and Traditional Music so they can learn to play. The funds will be used to pay master teachers to lead the sessions.
Funding Needed:
$2,000
Category:
Arts, Culture
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
Organization
KEYS Program
The KEYS Program provides music therapy, live concerts and family respite days for children impacted by cancer, serious illnesses, disabilities, and mental health challenges in Oneida and Herkimer counties.
Project
Building Capacity- Upgrading Accounting Software & Security
We are in need of upgrading our current 2019 Quickbooks desktop software. Funds would help in purchasing 2024 Quickbooks & cloud hosting in order to improve efficiency and make our data more secure.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Human Services
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
Organization
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute
Munson-Williams creates transformational arts experiences that cultivate curiosity and creativity, enlighten, educate, and inspire.
Project
Concerts in the Court
Munson seeks sponsors for our Concerts in the Court programs for 2024. There are two programs:
- Socks in the Frying Pan, an award-winning Irish trio
- Dirty Dozen Brass Band, New Orleans Jazz
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Arts, Culture
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Project
Digital Stage Piano
UTCA seeks to purchase a full-size digital stage piano to accompany live theatrical performances and enhance our audience's experience at the theater.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Arts, Culture
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Organization
Chula
Chula aims to bolster local economies, reclaim local food sovereignty, and reduce carbon footprints by uniting local farmers, cooks, and consumers on a single platform for a sustainable food system.
Project
Entering into the Market
After conducting a one-month pilot project, during which we actively sought and implemented valuable feedback, we are now poised to launch a free platform to create a sustainable food system.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Community, Economic Development
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
Project
Family inclusion
Family members of missing children join our Ride each year. They experience the support, love and healing our community offers. Donations will enable us to invite more Family members to join us.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Human Services
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
Organization
Aged to Perfection
Project
Feeding Senior Citizens
Many senior citizens do not eat right because they cannot afford to, or they just forget. We provide meals for the senior citizens. They come to us to socialize and eat with their new friends, support.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Health
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Project
Funding for Security
The Jewish Community Center Preschool, which hosts 100 to 120 children each school day, representing a wide range of different backgrounds and cultures is in need of funding to help provide security.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Sports, Recreation
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Organization
Hospice & Palliative Care
Provides quality/compassionate care to the terminally ill & their families in Oneida/Herkimer Counties. Provides its bereavement support groups to hospice families & community members at no charge.
Project
Gifting a bereaved person a journal by M. Devine How to Carry What Can't be Fixed
Purchase 15 journals by Megan Devine, How to Carry What Can’t Be Fixed . Hospice will use the journals during its free bereavement support groups Navigating Grief Through Journaling.
Funding Needed:
$225
Category:
Health
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
Organization
Guardians of Freedom Memorial
We aim to recognize K-9 service animals, their handlers, and veterans. Our mission is to raise awareness of the incredible teamwork, courage, and sacrifices made by these heroes.
Project
Guardians of Freedom Memorial Wall
A memorial wall with names and faces of fallen veterans from both Oneida & Herkimer Counties at Exit 30 in Herkimer. This will be erected next to the War Dog Memorial statue recently unveiled.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Arts, Culture
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
Organization
Arc Herkimer
Arc Herkimer?s mission to empower people with disabilities and enrich lives throughout our community is the cornerstone on which we build all our work.
Project
Herkimer Industries Bag Band Sealer for increased productivity and continued growth for food line of
A growing client base in our food production line requires faster assembly and packaging output. People supported will gain more workforce experience while using sufficient industrial technology.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Community, Economic Development
Geographic Area:
Herkimer County
Organization
The Root Farm
The Root Farm, Inc. is a non-profit organization that is committed to helping people of all ages & abilities through agricultural, equine, and recreational experiences.
Project
Honey Extractor & Accessories
We are in need of a new honey extractor and other items to harvest honey from the beehives on our property. Honey is not only our top selling product, but we also hold honey workshops during programs.
Funding Needed:
$2,000
Category:
Community, Economic Development
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Organization
Helio Health
Helio Health promotes recovery from the effects of substance use and mental health disorders and other health issues.
Project
Insights of Helio Health - Art in Recovery
Monthly activity in which participants submit a photo of a happy memory, and the image is transferred onto canvas. Participants paint as part of their therapeutic recovery process. Canvas/paint/brushes.
Funding Needed:
$900
Category:
Arts, Culture
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Organization
Johnson Park Center
Johnson Park Food Pantry provides area residents with food to prepare nutritious meals for their families.
Project
JPC Shelter is in need of bedding and bath towels.
The JPC Emergency Shelter needs new bedding and bath towels. We can serve 12 homeless women per day. Bedding and towels get washed weekly. Due to the wear and tear every year, we have to purchase again.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Human Services
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Project
Loaves and Fishes Warming Center
The Warming Center is a warm safe space to sleep for our unhoused population during the winter months from October to April, also daily breakfast and lunch and Saturday dinner.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Community, Economic Development
Geographic Area:
Herkimer County
Organization
Boonville Methodist Lunch With Friends Senior Lunch
Project
Lunch With Friends
We need funding to help expand serving meals to more seniors and Vets. Also to upgrade some of the kitchen equipment. And to help with the rising cost of food and paper products.
Funding Needed:
$2,000
Category:
Human Services
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Organization
Olmsted City of Greater Utica
Olmsted City is dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the parks and neighborhoods in Utica, NY, that were designed by renowned American landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr.
Project
Memorial Bench Project
Our goal is to install 12 more benches at Utica's F.T. Proctor Park to provide relief to the elderly, the mobility impaired, and others seeking the health benefits of spending time in the park.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Health
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Organization
Leatherstocking Ballet
The Leatherstocking Ballet aims to provide an artistic outlet to all students in a location that is accessible to inner city youth.
Project
MUDE (Midtown Utica Dance Experience)
Students ages 5-17 take weekly lessons held at the Midtown Utica Community Center with classes in acro-jazz, ballet and tap.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Arts, Culture
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
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Organization
Anita's Stevens Swan Humane Society
The Anita’s Stevens Swan Humane Society is a combination of efforts of hundreds of people taking care of animals that are surrendered, lost or unwanted, neglected, or abandoned in Oneida County.
Project
"Tech Paws: Empowering Animal Care with Upgraded Computing Equipment"
Our existing computer equipment, including workstations, servers, etc. is over a decade old. These outdated systems have reached their limits. We are seeking funding to upgrade our computer equipment.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Environment, Animals
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
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Organization
Hospice & Palliative Care, Siegenthaler Center
Project
3 Tray Commercial Countertop Acrylic Bakery Display Case
Patients residing in the Siegenthaler Center & their guests are offered homemade baked goods made daily by volunteers. For hygiene reasons we need a display case that the baked goods can be stored in.
Funding Needed:
$150
Category:
Health
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
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Organization
The Root Farm
The Root Farm, Inc. is a non-profit organization that is committed to helping people of all ages & abilities through agricultural, equine, and recreational experiences.
Project
Accessible Ramp for Program Lean-to
We constructed a lean-to to be used as another program space (camping, team building, nature hikes, etc.), but are in need of a ramp and a wide set of stairs to make the structure fully accessible.
Funding Needed:
$1,500
Category:
Community, Economic Development
Geographic Area:
New York State Outside of Oneida and Herkimer counties
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Organization
Shattered, Rewire, Reboot, Inc.
Our mission is to help individuals whose lives have been shattered by one or multiple reasons. We promote and encourage self-awareness and spiritual enlightenment.
Project
Aggression Replacement Training
We will facilitate classes in how anger affects behavior, what anger is, how our emotions affect behavior, emotional triggers, sociology, and its impact on our behavior and several other classes.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Education
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
ARC Herkimer
Organization
Herkimer County Chapter NYSARC
Arc Herkimer's seven different divisions work together to support the agency's mission of empowering people with disabilities and enriching lives throughout our community.
Project
Arc Herkimer Employee Gym – Keeping Staff Active, Healthy, and Fit
Gym equipment at our German St. Business Park will provide a cost-free opportunity for employees to keep fit and maintain a positive outlook, essential components in their work with people supported.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Human Services
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
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Organization
Mercy Flight Central, Inc.
Our mission is simple: we exist to save lives. We are an independent, community-based non-profit of air medical professionals, devoted to integrity and compassion, providing critical care.
Project
BabyPod
To be able to have a BabyPod available at both of our bases.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Health
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
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Organization
Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Association
The MVBGA is dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and growth of Bluegrass and other forms of American Traditional Music. Our activities include concerts, jam sessions, and open mic sessions.
Project
Bluegrass and Traditional Music Academy
This will be a series of one day classes in 2024 for people new to Bluegrass and Traditional Music so they can learn to play. The funds will be used to pay master teachers to lead the sessions.
Funding Needed:
$2,000
Category:
Arts, Culture
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
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Organization
KEYS Program
The KEYS Program provides music therapy, live concerts and family respite days for children impacted by cancer, serious illnesses, disabilities, and mental health challenges in Oneida and Herkimer counties.
Project
Building Capacity- Upgrading Accounting Software & Security
We are in need of upgrading our current 2019 Quickbooks desktop software. Funds would help in purchasing 2024 Quickbooks & cloud hosting in order to improve efficiency and make our data more secure.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Human Services
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
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Organization
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute
Munson-Williams creates transformational arts experiences that cultivate curiosity and creativity, enlighten, educate, and inspire.
Project
Concerts in the Court
Munson seeks sponsors for our Concerts in the Court programs for 2024. There are two programs:
- Socks in the Frying Pan, an award-winning Irish trio
- Dirty Dozen Brass Band, New Orleans Jazz
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Arts, Culture
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
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Organization
Uptown Theater for Creative Arts
Project
Digital Stage Piano
UTCA seeks to purchase a full-size digital stage piano to accompany live theatrical performances and enhance our audience's experience at the theater.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Arts, Culture
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
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Organization
Chula
Chula aims to bolster local economies, reclaim local food sovereignty, and reduce carbon footprints by uniting local farmers, cooks, and consumers on a single platform for a sustainable food system.
Project
Entering into the Market
After conducting a one-month pilot project, during which we actively sought and implemented valuable feedback, we are now poised to launch a free platform to create a sustainable food system.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Community, Economic Development
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
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Organization
The Ride for Missing Children - Mohawk Valley
Project
Family inclusion
Family members of missing children join our Ride each year. They experience the support, love and healing our community offers. Donations will enable us to invite more Family members to join us.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Human Services
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
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Organization
Aged to Perfection
Project
Feeding Senior Citizens
Many senior citizens do not eat right because they cannot afford to, or they just forget. We provide meals for the senior citizens. They come to us to socialize and eat with their new friends, support.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Health
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
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Organization
Jewish Community Federation of the Mohawk Valley
Project
Funding for Security
The Jewish Community Center Preschool, which hosts 100 to 120 children each school day, representing a wide range of different backgrounds and cultures is in need of funding to help provide security.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Sports, Recreation
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
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Organization
Hospice & Palliative Care
Provides quality/compassionate care to the terminally ill & their families in Oneida/Herkimer Counties. Provides its bereavement support groups to hospice families & community members at no charge.
Project
Gifting a bereaved person a journal by M. Devine How to Carry What Can't be Fixed
Purchase 15 journals by Megan Devine, How to Carry What Can’t Be Fixed . Hospice will use the journals during its free bereavement support groups Navigating Grief Through Journaling.
Funding Needed:
$225
Category:
Health
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
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Organization
Guardians of Freedom Memorial
We aim to recognize K-9 service animals, their handlers, and veterans. Our mission is to raise awareness of the incredible teamwork, courage, and sacrifices made by these heroes.
Project
Guardians of Freedom Memorial Wall
A memorial wall with names and faces of fallen veterans from both Oneida & Herkimer Counties at Exit 30 in Herkimer. This will be erected next to the War Dog Memorial statue recently unveiled.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Arts, Culture
Geographic Area:
Both Oneida and Herkimer counties
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Organization
Arc Herkimer
Arc Herkimer?s mission to empower people with disabilities and enrich lives throughout our community is the cornerstone on which we build all our work.
Project
Herkimer Industries Bag Band Sealer for increased productivity and continued growth for food line of
A growing client base in our food production line requires faster assembly and packaging output. People supported will gain more workforce experience while using sufficient industrial technology.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Community, Economic Development
Geographic Area:
Herkimer County
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Organization
The Root Farm
The Root Farm, Inc. is a non-profit organization that is committed to helping people of all ages & abilities through agricultural, equine, and recreational experiences.
Project
Honey Extractor & Accessories
We are in need of a new honey extractor and other items to harvest honey from the beehives on our property. Honey is not only our top selling product, but we also hold honey workshops during programs.
Funding Needed:
$2,000
Category:
Community, Economic Development
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Helio Health
Organization
Helio Health
Helio Health promotes recovery from the effects of substance use and mental health disorders and other health issues.
Project
Insights of Helio Health - Art in Recovery
Monthly activity in which participants submit a photo of a happy memory, and the image is transferred onto canvas. Participants paint as part of their therapeutic recovery process. Canvas/paint/brushes.
Funding Needed:
$900
Category:
Arts, Culture
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
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Organization
Johnson Park Center
Johnson Park Food Pantry provides area residents with food to prepare nutritious meals for their families.
Project
JPC Shelter is in need of bedding and bath towels.
The JPC Emergency Shelter needs new bedding and bath towels. We can serve 12 homeless women per day. Bedding and towels get washed weekly. Due to the wear and tear every year, we have to purchase again.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Human Services
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
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Organization
Loaves and Fishes Warming Center
Project
Loaves and Fishes Warming Center
The Warming Center is a warm safe space to sleep for our unhoused population during the winter months from October to April, also daily breakfast and lunch and Saturday dinner.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Community, Economic Development
Geographic Area:
Herkimer County
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Organization
Boonville Methodist Lunch With Friends Senior Lunch
Project
Lunch With Friends
We need funding to help expand serving meals to more seniors and Vets. Also to upgrade some of the kitchen equipment. And to help with the rising cost of food and paper products.
Funding Needed:
$2,000
Category:
Human Services
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
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Organization
Olmsted City of Greater Utica
Olmsted City is dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the parks and neighborhoods in Utica, NY, that were designed by renowned American landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr.
Project
Memorial Bench Project
Our goal is to install 12 more benches at Utica's F.T. Proctor Park to provide relief to the elderly, the mobility impaired, and others seeking the health benefits of spending time in the park.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Health
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
Leatherstocking Ballet
Organization
Leatherstocking Ballet
The Leatherstocking Ballet aims to provide an artistic outlet to all students in a location that is accessible to inner city youth.
Project
MUDE (Midtown Utica Dance Experience)
Students ages 5-17 take weekly lessons held at the Midtown Utica Community Center with classes in acro-jazz, ballet and tap.
Funding Needed:
$2,500
Category:
Arts, Culture
Geographic Area:
Oneida County
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