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Connor Arthur Lynskey Memorial Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications
Connor Arthur Lynskey Memorial Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications

Each year, scholarships are awarded to local students in honor of Hinckley, NY teen Connor Lynskey through the Connor Arthur Lynskey Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties.

 New Fund Gives Unprecedented Opportunity to Cornhill Youth
New Fund Gives Unprecedented Opportunity to Cornhill Youth

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties announces the launch of SHINE, a collaboration with Johnson Park Center and Notre Dame Schools made possible by an anonymous donor’s endowed designated fund at the Foundation. SHINE offers opportunities for academic and personal growth to children of low-income households at Notre Dame Schools at no-cost. Eligible students are identified through Johnson Park Center programs.

Helpful Harvest Fund Awards Over $70,000 to Human Service Organizations
Helpful Harvest Fund Awards Over $70,000 to Human Service Organizations

Through the Helpful Harvest Grant Round, supported by the Helpful Harvest Fund, the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties awarded $71,849 to 50 human service organizations including food pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters to help alleviate food insecurity and support increased need around the holidays and colder months.

Mohawk Valley Gives Raises More Than $2.4 Million For Area Nonprofits
Mohawk Valley Gives Raises More Than $2.4 Million For Area Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties hosted the second annual “Mohawk Valley Gives,” a 24-hour online giving event, on September 20 to benefit local nonprofits serving the region. The community came together and raised more than $2,400,000, tripling its amount raised compared to last year’s total. Over 6,600 unique donors made over 9,200 individual donations to the 255 participating nonprofit organizations. 

Community Foundation Seeks Applications for Helpful Harvest Grant Round
Community Foundation Seeks Applications for Helpful Harvest Grant Round

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties is seeking applications from human services organizations including, but not limited to, food pantries, soup kitchens, and/or shelters, for the Helpful Harvest Grant Round, supported by the Helpful Harvest Fund at the Community Foundation.

 Community Foundation to Host Second-Annual 24-Hour Day of Giving to Support Nonprofits on September 20
Community Foundation to Host Second-Annual 24-Hour Day of Giving to Support Nonprofits on September 20

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties will host its second-annual 24-hour day of community giving, “Mohawk Valley Gives,” on Wednesday, September 20, to benefit local nonprofits serving the region.

 

Community Foundation Awards More Than $127,000 to Organizations Serving Older Adults
Community Foundation Awards More Than $127,000 to Organizations Serving Older Adults

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties recently awarded over $127,000 to 19 nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services focused on the health and wellbeing of the Mohawk Valley’s older adults.

Community Foundation Announces Funding for First Responders
Community Foundation Announces Funding for First Responders

The Hero Fund America Fund at the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties recently awarded $20,000 to 16 first-responder organizations across the country. The fund annually seeks to help meet the education, training, lifesaving equipment and mental health needs of fire, emergency medical services (EMS), and law enforcement agencies.

Community Foundation Announces Alexandra G. Kogut Memorial Fund Awards
Community Foundation Announces Alexandra G. Kogut Memorial Fund Awards

The Alexandra G. Kogut Memorial Fund, created by Becky and Mark Kogut to honor the memory of their daughter, has awarded $9,500 to five nonprofit organizations in Herkimer and Oneida counties. 

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