Ron & Sheila Cuccaro

We’re fortunate here at The Community Foundation to work with many amazing individuals who are motivated to make change a reality. Generosity comes in many forms, often as a charitable donation but also through commitment of time, energy and thoughtfulness to making our communities better, more vibrant places to live….
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Many Cultures – One Community

The Community Foundation and our like-minded partners share a vision– to create a more vibrant community with opportunities for all. It’s a goal that guides our every decision and determines our future direction. Central to this vision is the belief that, given opportunity, people can change their circumstances, their lives…
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Community Foundation Endless Possibilities Publication Fall 2018

Good things are happening. And The Community Foundation is helping lead the way. This edition of our newsletter highlights some of the remarkable work made possible by many dedicated donors and focused community partners in 2018. Thanks to you, our collective efforts are making a significant difference in the lives…
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Community Foundation Joins Peer Organizations in Nationwide Celebration

During the week of November 12-18, 2018, The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties will join more than 795 community foundations across the United States celebrating Community Foundation Week, marking the occasion with a social media campaign highlighting this year’s local community investments. “After decades of meaningful grant making…
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UTCA Partners With The Community Foundation to Reopen The Uptown Lobby

Uptown Theatre for Creative Arts (UTCA) and The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties have partnered to complete phase II of a multi-year revitalization project designed to restore and reopen the historic Uptown Theatre as a regional entertainment destination and cultural asset. The $25,000 investment from The Community Foundation…
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Five Community Choice Award Winners Receive $50,000

The Community Foundation revealed its first-ever Community Choice Award winners Wednesday during a series of Publisher’s Clearing House-style surprise announcements, delivering five $10,000 ceremonial checks to mark the occasion. A “prize patrol” bus transported Community Foundation staff and Trustees, as well as donors that sponsored each category, to each of…
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Parkway Center Receives Funding for Tool Store Enterprise

The Parkway Center, The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, and The Good News Center have recently partnered to make an impact in the community that will help to create an independent stream of funding, more volunteer opportunities for veterans and seniors, and have a positive impact on the…
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Public Voting for Community Choice Awards Begins September 17

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties is asking the public to help select the winners of its first-ever Community Choice Awards. Public voting will determine the recipients of five $10,000 grants being awarded to local nonprofits. Voting will take place online at www.ccawards.org beginning on Monday, September 17,…
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CABVI Seeks Public Support to Match $500,000 Community Foundation Challenge Grant

The Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI) has been awarded a $500,000 challenge grant from The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties in support of CABVI’s new state-of-the-art vision rehabilitation center under construction in Utica. Up to its $500,000 commitment, The Community Foundation will match all…
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Community Foundation Awards Nearly $1.5 Million to Nonprofits, Opens Six New Funds

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties announced awards totaling more than $703,000 to 18 nonprofit organizations through its competitive grants process for the second quarter of 2018. Competitive grants are awarded to area nonprofits primarily in support of The Community Foundation’s strategic investment areas of education, economic development,…
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