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.
The Connor Arthur Lynskey Memorial Scholarship Fund’s scholarship committee is pleased to announce this year’s recipients for its scholarship awards to graduating seniors from high schools in Oneida and Herkimer counties.
To enhance support for the many nonprofit organizations meeting community needs, the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties announced today that it will organize a first-ever 24-hour day of giving on September 20, 2022. “Mohawk Valley Gives” will provide nonprofits serving the two counties a free platform designed to build donor enthusiasm for their organizations.
Hero Fund America (HFA) Fund, a field-of-interest fund of the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, has announced that its annual grant round that supports the education, training, lifesaving equipment and mental health needs of first responders will be held from May 1 – June 30. Grant recipients will be notified by the end of July.
After more than 50 years of enriching the lives of the community’s young people, Operation Sunshine has partnered with the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, ensuring that its mission will continue to be fulfilled through grants to nonprofit organizations for many years to come.
Broadway Utica has established a permanent partnership with the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties to give the performing arts organization a way to support, expand and continue its impact for years to come.
The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties has created a community-wide fund in response to the military conflict in Ukraine and the probable arrival starting this year of a substantial number of Ukrainian refugees in the community.
As an annual run-walk honoring his memory continues to grow each year, the family of Connor Lynskey is partnering with the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties to ensure the Hinckley teen’s legacy will live on.
The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties is pleased to announce that its Give Back to Utica Fund has launched its annual essay contest for local high school juniors and seniors living in Herkimer or Oneida counties.
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