Community Leadership Fund

A use-restricted fund created to support The Community Foundation’s proactive initiatives as we assess and identify critical issues and seek community-wide, collaborative responses. Current projects involve establishing the Leadership Alliance for a Vital Community with Mohawk Valley EDGE and the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area, to build a shared vision and undertake an Indicators Study of area strengths and weaknesses, and developing Literacy Zones with federal grants to address the critically low reading skills of nearly half of Greater Utica’s residents. Donations to this fund will promote a stronger, healthier community.