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, and equipment needs of first responders.

Hero Fund America Fund Grants
The Hero Fund America Fund supports projects and programs that meet the following criteria:

  • Program or project will directly support the education, training, and life-saving equipment needs of first responders
  • Request does not exceed $1,000 in a calendar year
  • All grant funds will be used for direct program expenses

Please note: The application window is currently closed.

To support the Hero Fund America Fund, use the form below or mail a check to: Hero Fund America Fund, c/o The Community Foundation, 2608 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502

In response to COVID-19, The Community Foundation offices are closed to the public until further notice. During this time, donors are encouraged to make gifts via credit or debit card using the form below. Processing and depositing of all other gift types (checks, stock transfers, etc.) may be delayed until normal business operations resume. Please contact Nick Grimmer, director of giving strategies, at ngrimmer@foundationhoc.org if you need help with a gift transaction.