Envisioning a better Mohawk Valley for everyone
Our vision is “a vibrant region with opportunity for all.” Making this happen starts with our ongoing funding of nonprofit partners working to make families healthier, neighborhoods brighter and the entire community a better place for everyone.
M&T Bank/Partners Trust Bank Charitable Fund (MTPT) at the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties awarded nearly $585,000 to area nonprofits in 2022—a special year for the fund as it celebrated its 15-year anniversary supporting the Mohawk Valley.
A panel of independent judges have selected Hender Hernandez Caba, a rising senior at Thomas R. Proctor High School, as the winner of the annual Give Back to Utica essay contest and recipient of a paid summer internship at the Utica Public Library.
M&T Bank/Partners Trust Bank Charitable Fund has invested $250,000 to ICAN in support of its Family Resource Center, which will also house a new, state-of-the-art Children’s Museum
The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties announced more than $2.5 million in community investments during the first half of 2021 to organizations and initiatives primarily in the areas of equity, economic development, education, and pandemic relief. This total includes more than $376,00 in awards through the organization’s competitive grants process as well as activity of its 120+ donor-advised funds. Also included in that total is support from the Mohawk Valley COVID-19 Response Fund to 30 local nonprofit organizations.
A local youth program, Young Scholars Liberty Partnerships Program (YSLPP), has received $1 million in funding to enhance and grow its programming for area students.
Five students are getting real-world experience and helping out area nonprofits this summer thanks to a Utica native who’s never forgotten where he came from.
Ajla Ademovic, a rising senior at Thomas R. Proctor High School, was selected as the winner of the annual Give Back to Utica essay contest.
Junior Frontiers of the Mohawk Valley will hold a virtual town hall meeting to help middle and high school students struggling to cope with those issues and the challenges they present in daily life.
M&T Bank/Partners Trust Bank Charitable Fund (MTPT) awarded more than $765,000 in grants to 35 local nonprofits in 2019.