Sustained by 70 years of commitment

As a place-based foundation, we work with those who believe that their life success and thoughtful involvement can strengthen the community they love. Every donation becomes an investment in the community, helping to improve lives and build a brighter future for all in Herkimer and Oneida counties.

Annual Figures as of December 31, 2020

Total Assets
Active Funds
Community Investments
  • $175M+
    Total Assets
  • $9.2M
  • 1,230
  • 450
    Active Funds
  • $11.2M+
    Community Investments

What You Can Expect From Us


Donations are accepted in any form and can be made online, by phone, or by mail.


Ways to give include cash, stocks, property, life insurance policies, retirement funds, business interests, estate plans, and trusts.


Your charitable giving can have permanent impact, lasting and growing in perpetuity.

Maximum Tax Benefits

Donations receive the highest deduction allowed by law, and we collaborate with your financial advisors to explore personal tax strategies.


Donations help build an endowment nurtured by expert management and investment, while our accounting meets rigorous standards of accuracy and transparency.


Through collaborative partnerships with individuals, nonprofits, and other organizations, we can make the greatest positive impact in our communities—now and in the future.


We take care of all the details—accounting and other paperwork—and keep you informed with regular reports that show how your generosity is making a difference.


Experienced staff knows community needs, ensuring your giving has the greatest possible community impact in support of your charitable interests and goals.

Our Funds

Our Funds

Customized to donor goals and carefully invested for maximum growth, our donated dollars generate income for immediate community needs and build an ever-growing resource that will address future challenges—forever.

Creating Your Fund

Creating Your Fund

Establishing a fund is a great way to make a difference in the community now, and when future residents will be thankful for your generosity. As your charitable giving partner, we can help your named fund create a memorable legacy.

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