Funding Opportunities

The Community Foundation views each of its investments as a community partnership for maximum impact. For more information or questions about other partnership opportunities, please contact John Swann at jswann@foundationhoc.org.

Inquiry to Investment

The Community Foundation now welcomes inquiries for funding and other support from eligible organizations serving Herkimer and/or Oneida counties.

Mohawk Valley COVID-19 Response Fund

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties and United Way of the Mohawk Valley have joined together to create a single community-wide fund to support organizations responding to human services needs in Herkimer and Oneida counties resulting from the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Emergency Funding

Applications may be submitted at any time for emergency needs. Requests related to emergencies can be submitted by filling out a Grant Intake Form and will be promptly considered.



HERO Fund America Fund

The Hero Fund America Fund was created in partnership with Hero Fund America, Inc. The fund provides grants to benefit the education, training, life-saving equipment and mental health needs of first responders.