Recent Grants


recent grantsEvery year we distribute hundreds of grants totaling millions of dollars to organizations throughout the Mohawk Valley. We are committed to supporting programs that build our communities and provide brighter futures.

If you are a nonprofit seeking funding make sure you contact us and together we can make big impact in Herkimer and Oneida counties.

2018 Grants

 

2018 Discretionary Grants

GrantDesignationGrant Amount
Abraham HouseMini-Grant for ED training and computers$1,500
Abraham HouseChallenge grant for three years of start-up funding for Rome facility$50,000
Arc HerkimerGood People Phoenix fan controller manufacturing$25,000
Arc HerkimerStrategic service development$50,000
Boilermaker Road RaceBoilermaker Kids in Training After SchoolProgram$10,000
Boonville Athletic Association Parkitects Playground$10,000
Catholic Charities of Herkimer CountiesTwo year start-up funding for the Herkimer County Suicide Prevention Program$76,516
Catholic Charities of Oneida and Madison CountiesGrady's Way start-up funding$250,000
City of Oneida Housing AuthorityTwo year grant start-up funding for senior/community center in Verona$215,000
City of UticaScoreboard for the new Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation multi purpose field$50,000
Frankfort Hill Historical SocietyOne-room schoolhouse bathroom$2,500
Grace ChurchGymnasium lighting and flooring update$3,135
Guardians of Freedom Memorial Improvements to German Flatts Town Park$5,000
Handshake CityFiscal sponsor for Handshake City's downtown container park$25,000
Herkimer CountyShared Services project$15,000
Herkimer County Continuum of CareFiscal sponsor for Herkimer County Continuum of Care project$98,000
Landmarks Society of Greater UticaCapacity building mini- grant for strategic planning and board development$928
Little Falls Public LibraryYoga for teens$1,250
On Point for College2018 funding$75,000
Oneida County History CenterExhibit gallery painting and plaster repair$2,450
Oneida County History CenterPurchase of genealogy archival supplies$889
Plymouth Bethesda United ChurchRepairs for damages caused by leaky roof$76,898
Project Fibonacci STEAM Conference Fiscal sponsor for Project Fibonacci Foundation's STEAM summer program and alumni network $40,000
Rescue Mission of UticaSkills for Success Small House Community$120,000
UNHS NeighborWorks HomeOwnership CenterLead-based paint risk assessor$75,000
Utica Center for Development HVAC replacement $75,000
Utica Monday NiteLevitt AMP concert series and Oneida Square placemaking activities$25,000
YMCA of the Greater Tri- ValleyRome Facility YMCA market study$8,750

2017 Grants

 

2017 Discretionary Grants

GrantDesignationGrant Amount
City of Utica
Artspace Utica Feasibility Study--Part 2
$15,000.00
Oneida County Convention and Visitors BureauMohawk Valley Path Through History: Bike Thru History Project$7,5000.00
Sculpture Space, Inc.
J-Term and May-mester
$25,000.00
Stanley Center for the ArtsEmergency grant for elevator repair$31,884.00
The Other SideGallery and Concert Space Renovation$5,952.00
Utica Monday Nite Corporation
Levitt AMP Utica concerts
$25,000.00
View
Capacity building and repositioning
$100,000.00
Cornell Cooperative Extension - Oneida County
Marching funds for Rural Business Development grant
$20,000.00
Mohawk Valley EDGE
Commercialization Academy
$25,000.00
City of Rome
Haselton Wright Pavilion
$43,262.00
Compassion CoalitionFood storage expansion$125,000.00
Greater Mohawk Valley Land Bank Building rehabilitation$100,000.00
Parkway CenterUsed tool store start up funding$24,690.00
Rescue Mission of UticaMarketing for Skills for Success Job Training Program$8,750.00
Rome Main Streets AllianceMain Street Market startup funding$25,000.00
YMCA of the Mohawk ValleyParking Lot renovations$10,500.00
For the Good, Inc.
Study Buddy Club expansion
$16,000.00
Houghton College
Debt-Free Higher Education for Resettled Refugees
$50,000.00
Mohawk Valley Community CollegeLeadership Center of Excellence $151,990.00
On Point For College
On Point for College
$40,000.00
Safe Schools Mohawk ValleyUrban Leadership Institute$9,700.00
SUNY Polytechnic Institute FoundationFIRST Robotics$10,000.00
The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc.
Fiscal Sponsor for 2017 Project Fibonacci STEAM Conference
$25,000.00
Utica CollegeYoung Scholars' leadership/development program$89,974.00
Catholic Charities of Herkimer CountiesTwo-year grant for the expansions of HOPE Ministries Program for seniors.$80,636.00
Community Transportation ServicesReplacement vehicle$6,940.00
Compassion Coalition Food distribution for seniors$50,000.00
Herkimer County HealthNetMohawk Valley intergenerational community center study for southern Herkimer County$19,722.00
Herkimer County Office for the AgingSenior transportation program in Middleville,Newport and Poland$5,275.00
Herkimer County Office for the AgingHerkimer County falls prevention expansion(two year grant)$80,000.00
Parkway Center
Vehicle for volunteer transportation program
$29,931.00
Parkway Center
Fiscal sponsor for Livable Communities of Oneida County
$79,596.00
Parkway CenterStart-up funding for Aging Mastery Program$5,000.00
Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc.
Van for senior transportation
$24,936.00
Root Farm, Inc.
Senior cooking and nutrition education program
$30,000.00
Valley Residential ServicesValley Residential Services expansion$300,000.00
Abraham HouseMini-Grant for ED training and computers$1,500
Central Association for the Blind and Visually ImpairedVision Rehabilitation Center Expansion $500,000.00
Central Association for the Blind and Visually ImpairedVision Rehabilitation Center expansion$200,000
Central Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired (CABVI)Property acquisition for agency expansion$100,000
ARC Herkimer
Fitness trail for accessible recreational park
$100,000.00
Boilermaker Road Race, Inc.
Community garden fencing and other upgrades
$8,320.00
CNY Bobcats Youth Hockey Foundation AssociationCNY Bobcats Skill & Leadership Development $2,000.00
Kids OneidaTraumatic Brain Injury and Nursing Home Transition Diversion Program$56,156.00
Old Forge Little LeagueOld Forge Little League Baseball field$10,000.00
Rochester Primary Care Network, Inc.
Renovations to Valley Family Health Center to expand prenatal and behavioral health services
$100,000.00
YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley
Purchase aqua bikes for exercise classes
$15,350.00
Rome Colts Pop Warner Football OrganizationPractice Field Development $5,000.00
AIDS Community Research Bridge Funding for Q Center Educator/Case Manager for the Mohawk Valley region$29,436.00
Catholic Charities of Herkimer County
Physical Safety and Building Improvements
$45,440.00
Charles T. Sitrin Health Care Center, Inc.
Community Impact Award
$5,000.00
Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees
Emergency grant
$20,000.00
Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees
MVRCR Security and Technology Infrastructure Project
$71,163.00
Salvation Army Utica Citadel CorpsEmergency grant to replace chairs in the soup kitchen$2,099.00
Vets2Farm
Start-up funding
$23,964.00
American Red Cross of the Mohawk ValleyEmergency grant for flood relief $10,000.00
City of SherrillRobertson Park Enhancement Program$4,000.00
Clayvile Library Association Front Entry Railing Installation$3,800.00
Mid-York Library SystemRubber Roof Replacement$100,000.00
Midtown Utica Community Center
Three-year grant for start-up funding
$231,957.00
Plymouth Besthesda United Church
Roof Replacement
$42,660.00
Rome Area Chamber of CommerceGeneral Cable Water Tower Illumination $5,000.00
Town of Russia, New YorkTown Park Development Project$10,000.00
Town of Webb Health Center Fund Inc.
Feasibility study for a senior/community center
$11,500.00
UNHS NeighborWorks HomeOwnership CenterTechnology upgrade$23,891.00
Boonville Little League2017 Boonville Little League Field Expansion Project$10,000.00
Central New York Community FoundationUnderwriting partial cost for MVCAA to participate in Story Growing program$2,000.00
Clinton Youth FoundationSummer Community Recreation Program$1,715.00
East Canada Valley Vision, Inc.
Dolgeville Fun and Fitness Area
$20,000.00
House of the Good SheppardSchafer Residence safety project$20,000.00
Rome Baseball Association Ferris Lawnmower Replacement $5,000.00
Samaritan Counseling Center of the Mohawk ValleyStart-up funding for the Parenting Effectiveness Training$4,879.00
Town of NorwayLittle League ball field upgrade$8,156.00
YMCA of Greater RochesterKayaks for YMCA Camp Gorham$1,200.00

2016 Grants

2016 Discretionary Grants

GrantDesignationGrant AmountProgram Area
Abraham HouseMini-Grant for ED training and computers$1,500Ensuring Public Health
Adirondack MuseumExpansion of PreK-12 programs in Herkimer and Oneida counties$21,000Enhancing Education
Adirondack Scenic RailroadMaintenance and repair facility support$99,000Improving Quality of Life
Albany Law SchoolRural Law Initiative$40,000Human Services
ARC HerkimerGSA New Product Inclusion$10,000Economic Development
Ava Dorfman Senior CenterParking lot renovation$46,000Supporting Older Adults
Catholic Charities of Oneida & Madison CountiesTechnology project$50,000Strengthening Human Services
Central Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired (CABVI)Property acquisition for agency expansion$100,000Generating Economic Development
Central New York ConservancySmartphone app for park information$5,000Arts and Culture
Children's MuseumExpanded weekend hours to be open on Sundays$7,800Enhancing Education
City of Little FallsMoreland Park improvements$24,296Improving Quality of Life
Clayville Library AssociationRoof replacement$5,500Enhancing Education
Cluster 13 IncEnergy efficiency project$42,746Strengthening Human Services
CNY Health & Independence Agency (CHIA)Support for bookkeeping service (emergency grant)$2,700Ensuring Public Health
Compassion Coalition, Inc.Bargain Grocer expansion$100,000Ensuring Public Health
Cornell Cooperative Extension - Oneida CountyFarm to School program$25,000Enhancing Education
Cyber Research InstituteProgram support for dataRAMPART$100,000Generating Economic Development
DeSales Center, Inc.ADA accessibility project$97,800Improving Quality of Life
Dodge Pratt Northam Art & Community Center, Inc.Side porch repairs$20,000Improving Quality of Life
Dunham Public LibraryWest side parking lot project$10,000Enhancing Education
Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare FoundationBiplane Angiography Unit for stroke program$100,000Ensuring Public Health
Food Bank of Central New YorkVehicle for mobile food pantry$30,000Health
Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways, Inc.Virtual Classroom at New Hartford Service Center$3,104Education
Glimmerglass Opera, Inc.Sensory-friendly performaces for special needs individuals$5,000.00Investing in the Arts
Greater Utica Chamber of CommerceFurniture for education and meeting space$5,000.00Generating Economic Development
Griffiss Park Landowners AssociationPublic art exhibit expansion$15,000Investing in the Arts
Helping Animals Live OrganizationWindow replacement project $500Improving Quality of Life
Herkimer County Chamber of CommerceFunding for an intern and matching dollars for promotion/tourism equipment purchase$2,316Generating Economic Development
Herkimer County Historical SocietyConcrete step replacement$8,756Improving Quality of Life
House of the Good ShepherdCommunity gymnasium renovation$40,000Human Services
Ilion Little LeagueDugout replacement$4,000Nurturing Youth and Families
Jewish Community Federation of the Mohawk ValleyRoof replacement$66,175Improving Quality of Life
Johnson Park CenterVan purchase$24,870Human Services
Kids OneidaBridge funding for program support in Herkimer and Oneida counties$75,000Enhancing Education
Kids OneidaKids Oneida as fiscal sponsor for Mohawk Valley Housing and Homeless Coalition's Task Force$5,200Youth and Families
Kirkland Art CenterMarketing, Outreach, and Technology Project$14,650Arts and Culture
Kirkland Town LibraryWindow replacement$37,500Enhancing Education
MAC's Safe RideVan purchase$25,000Improving Quality of Life
Marcy Deerfield Youth Ball AssociationDugout replacement$2,300Nurturing Youth and Families
Midtown Utica Community CenterBuilding purchase$25,000Public Society Benefit
Mohawk AYSOMohawk AYSO fence move$2,345Nurturing Youth and Families
Mohawk Girls' Youth SoftballOrganizational support for girls youth softball$4,739Ensuring Public Health
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, Inc.Runaway Homeless Youth Shelter Sprinkler System$19,280Human Services
Mohawk Valley Community CollegeUniversity Partnerships to offer bachelors degrees at MVCC$25,000Enhancing Education
Mohawk Valley Resource Center for RefugeesCase management program expansion including health care$30,851Ensuring Public Health
Neighborhood CenterFeasibility study for drug treatment center$25,000Human Services
Old Forge LibraryAdirondack Reading Garden$8,000Education
Oneida County Youth BureauSupport for 4-H Capital Days$2,704Enhancing Education
Oneida Square ProjectUtica United Soccer Program support$10,800Ensuring Public Health
Remsen Performing and Visual Arts Center, Inc.Ceiling project$5,000Investing in the Arts
Rome City School DistrictHillside Work Scholarship 2016 cohort support$40,000Enhancing Education
Rome Clean and GreenFiscal sponsor for Positvely Rome's Bike Share program$20,000Improving Quality of Life
Rome Colts Pop Warner FootballPractice field development$23,000Nurturing Youth and Families
Rome Historical SocietyCopper roof repair$30,000Improving Quality of Life
Rome Marines Veterans Center, Inc.HVAC system$23,650Improving Quality of Life
Rome Up & RunningVacant space build out to accommodate events, classes and artists' work space$11,050Investing in the Arts
Sauquoit Valley Central SchoolErin Gruwell - Catalyst for Change program$4,277Enhancing Education
Stanley Center for the ArtsSecurity system$10,500Arts and Culture
Stevens-Swan Humane SocietyRemodeling and updating dog cages$20,000Improving Quality of Life
SUNY Polytechnic Institute Foundation, Inc.ANDRO 2016 Project Fibonacci STEAM Youth Conference$4,000Enhancing Education
The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter NYSARCSeptic system replacement at the Charles B. Wolkon Camp$25,000Ensuring Public Health
The Root Farm, Inc.Horticulture expansion project$100,000Economic Development
Town of Russia, New YorkStove hood addition$5,000.00Improving Quality of Life
Unity Hall FoundationEnergy efficiency project$15,000Investing in the Arts
Utica CollegeYoung Scholars' tutoring program expansion$40,904Young Scholars
Utica CollegeDowntown campus expansion$100,000Enhancing Education
Utica Monday Nite CorporationFiscal sponsor for R2G Levitt AMP Utica Concert Series$25,000Investing in the Arts
Utica Municipal Housing AuthorityAmeriCorps project$44,763Nurturing Youth and Families
Utica Public LibraryRestroom and plumbing improvements$22,110Enhancing Education
Utica Public LibraryFiscal sponsor for fence and electrical work for community garden$16,908Ensuring Public Health
Utica Roadrunners, Inc.South Woods fitness stations$2,900Ensuring Public Health
Utica Zoological SocietyPrimate building renovation$100,000Investing in the Arts
Village of HerkimerHerkimer Education Center$5,000Public Society Benefit
Village of IlionDavid P. Whalen fence project$5,000Nurturing Youth and Families
Westmoreland Summer Activities Association, Inc.Westmoreland pool restoration project$25,000Nurturing Youth and Families

2015 Grants

2015 Discretionary Grants

GrantDesignationGrant AmountProgram Area
Chamber Music Society of UticaFunding for advertising program$6,510.00Investing in the Arts
City of UticaArtspace Utica Feasibility Study$10,000.00Investing in the Arts
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts InstituteMWPAI film series digital conversion$41,895.00Investing in the Arts
Sculpture Space, Inc.New heating and ventilation system$40,000.00Investing in the Arts
Stanley Center for the ArtsAudit support$25,000.00Investing in the Arts
Stanley Center for the ArtsRoof repair (emergency grant)$25,000.00Investing in the Arts
The Leatherstocking Ballet, Inc.Items for new studio$5,475.00Investing in the Arts
Upstate Cerebral PalsyPottery program expansion$15,223.00Investing in the Arts
VIEWSecond year funding for marketing program$40,000.00Investing in the Arts
Cornell Cooperative Extension - Oneida CountyR2G Studio support for community and economic development$50,000.00Generating Economic Development
Cyber Research InstituteCRI Board Governance and Development Program$3,100.00Generating Economic Development
Herkimer Area Resource CenterStart-up costs for renovation to former Ilion Mall$123,667.00Generating Economic Development
Little Falls Micro FundLittle Falls Micro Fund matching grant$10,000.00Generating Economic Development
Mohawk Valley EDGEAssessment of regional economic impact of attracting semiconductor to Oneida and Herkimer counties$25,000.00Generating Economic Development
Oneida Square ProjectUrban Environmental Streetscapes Project$40,000.00Generating Economic Development
United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica AreaMohawk Valley Anti-Poverty Initiative funding$25,000.00Generating Economic Development
Vets2FarmBoard/organizational capacity building$3,197.00Generating Economic Development
Women's Employment & Resource CenterComputers and software for computer lab$11,317.00Generating Economic Development
Children's InstituteSchool readiness program (Phase III)$51,558.00Enhancing Education
Clinton Child CareMini-grant for strategic planning$3,000.00Enhancing Education
Cornell Cooperative Extension - Oneida CountySupport for the Child Care Council's parenting program in Dolgeville$8,900.00Enhancing Education
Dolgeville Central SchoolScreening and intervention program for rural infants and toddlers$16,000.00Enhancing Education
Dolgeville Manheim Public LibraryEnergy efficiency project$11,442.00Enhancing Education
Dunham Public LibraryParking lot construction$50,000.00Enhancing Education
For the Good, Inc.Support for Study Buddy Club$10,000.00Enhancing Education
Griffiss Institute, Inc.Mini-grant for curriculum for drone summer camp and other programs$25,000.00Enhancing Education
Herkimer CollegeMini-grant for computer training for clients of Herkimer Working Solutions Career Center$11,500.00Enhancing Education
Institute of Technology Foundation at Utica/Rome, Inc.Mini-grant for FIRST Tech Challenge robotics program$25,000.00Enhancing Education
Learning Disability Association of the Mohawk ValleyMini-grant for tutoring scholarships$24,000.00Enhancing Education
National Math Foundation, Inc.Mini-grant for teacher training programs in Little Falls and Verona$10,000.00Enhancing Education
Notre Dame Jr/Sr High SchoolCommunity use of new multi-purpose building$100,000.00Enhancing Education
Old Forge LibrarySupport for library assessment$4,999.50Enhancing Education
On Point For CollegeContinuing outreach and support services$40,000.00Enhancing Education
Poland Central SchoolMini-grant for after school program$5,000.00Enhancing Education
Rome City School DistrictHillside Work-Scholarship Connection 2013 cohort support$96,555.00Enhancing Education
Rome City School DistrictHillside Work-Scholarship Connection 2014 cohort support$195,000.00Enhancing Education
Thea Bowman HouseMini-grant for Reading Rockets Soaring to Literacy program
$6,100.00Enhancing Education
Utica Safe School Healthy Students Partnership, Inc.Assistant for diverting Oneida County youth from the court system$96,360.00Enhancing Education
CAP-21Carpet replacement for the Inlet Senior/Community Center750Supporting Older Adults
Parkway CenterTelephone system upgrade$9,900.00Supporting Older Adults
Parkway CenterStrategic plan support$10,000.00Supporting Older Adults
Presbyterian Homes & ServicesRehabilitation renovation project$50,000.00Supporting Older Adults
Valley Health Services, Inc.Electronic medical record implementation$50,000.00Supporting Older Adults
Abraham HouseNew windows and insulation to increase energy efficiency$14,000.00Ensuring Public Health
Charles T. Sitrin Health Care Center, Inc.Start-up funding for the Neurodegenerative Disease Specialty Unit Program$100,000.00Ensuring Public Health
City of RomeStart-up funding for a kayak program$14,985.00Ensuring Public Health
City of UticaMatching funds for KaBoom! playground building at Roscoe Conkling Park$4,000.00Ensuring Public Health
Clinton Youth FoundationRecreational swimming at Jack Boynton Pool for children enrolled in Deansboro and Oriskany Falls Summer Recreation Programs$3,000.00Ensuring Public Health
CNY Health & Independence Agency (CHIA)Financial reviews$9,000.00Ensuring Public Health
Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare FoundationVarian Edge Linear Accelerator radiation equipment$100,000.00Ensuring Public Health
Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc.Workshop for Hospice leaders$8,600.00Ensuring Public Health
Little Falls Hospital3D mammography equipment$100,000.00Ensuring Public Health
Mohawk AYSOAYSO field restoration and shed700Ensuring Public Health
Mohawk Little LeagueBleachers purchase$4,111.00Ensuring Public Health
Rome Baseball Association, Inc.Quick coupling water line installation$3,500.00Ensuring Public Health
St. Elizabeth Medical Center FoundationBloodTrack Emerge System equipment$16,500.00Ensuring Public Health
Town of ForestportDutch Hill Ball Field Playground Project$20,876.00Ensuring Public Health
Tri-City Lacrosse, Inc.Parking, drainage and excavation for the lacrosse fields$24,750.00Ensuring Public Health
Utica Center for Development, Inc.Operation of the SNAP EBT machine at the Utica Farmer's Market$2,500.00Ensuring Public Health
Village of MohawkFence for Warren Casey Field$7,300.00Ensuring Public Health
Emmaus HouseKitchen renovations$25,000.00Strengthening Human Services
Family Advocacy CenterConference room furnishings to allow for trainings for families and community agencies$5,996.00Strengthening Human Services
Niccolls Memorial Presbyterian ChurchMission Boutique expansion$57,300.00Strengthening Human Services
Salvation ArmyRoof replacement for the Salvation Army Herkimer Community Center$10,000.00Strengthening Human Services
Syracuse UniversityUtica office of the Veterans Legal Clinic$25,000.00Strengthening Human Services
YWCA of the Mohawk ValleyHall House - emergency shelter repair and renovation$14,104.00Strengthening Human Services
YWCA of the Mohawk ValleyTechnology infrastructure upgrades$72,092.00Strengthening Human Services
American Farmland TrustLeadership training program for local agricultural leaders$7,500.00Improving Quality of Life
Cornerstone Community ChurchTool lending library$3,270.00Improving Quality of Life
Erie Canalway National Heritage CorridorCreation of historic water trail$5,000.00Improving Quality of Life
Herkimer County Humane SocietyDog kennel gates$8,000.00Improving Quality of Life
Landmarks Society of Greater Utica, Inc.Three Rutger Park kitchen renovations and heating units$32,049.00Improving Quality of Life
Leadership Mohawk ValleyMini-grant for strategic planning$9,250.00Improving Quality of Life
Midtown Utica Community CenterBuilding assessment$6,250.00Improving Quality of Life
North Woods Community CenterBuilding renovations$10,000.00Improving Quality of Life
Oneida County Historical SocietyMini-grant for interviews for strategic plan$5,000.00Improving Quality of Life
Rome Historical SocietyRepair of roof and related damage$22,340.00Improving Quality of Life
Utica Zoological SocietyRenovations to the infirmary-surgery/quarantine/education animal holding area$100,000.00Improving Quality of Life
Boys & Girls ClubAfter school program support$28,500.00Nurturing Youth and Families
CAMCUStart-up funding for Cosmopolitan Center Initiative$12,500.00Nurturing Youth and Families
Oneida Square ProjectKing of Kings website development and equipment purchases$12,247.00Nurturing Youth and Families
The House of the Good ShepherdChallenge grant for new gym equipment$25,000.00Nurturing Youth and Families
Utica Municipal Housing AuthorityPublic housing AmeriCorps project$44,763.00Nurturing Youth and Families
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2014 Grants

2014 Discretionary Grants

 

 

Investing in the Arts

Capitol Theatre
$5,250.00
Partial scholarship for participation in For Impact program
Capitol Theatre
$75,000.00
Capitol Cinema 2 startup costs
Glimmerglass Opera, Inc .
$2,000.00
Purchase of assisted listening system
Kirkland Art Center
$16,460.00
Pottery studio and ceramic art rejuvenation project
Main Street First
$7,600.00
Greenway project in Little Falls
Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts, Inc.
$30,000.00
Purchase of digital film equipment
New York Folklore Society
$5,000.00
Business training for refugee artists
Sculpture Space, Inc.
$25,000.00
Roof replacement for the studio building
Stanley Center for the Arts
$8,500.00
Consultant to work with board and staff to create a sustainability plan
VIEW/the Arts Center in Old Forge
$40,000.00
New website and expanded marketing program
 

 

Generating Economic Development

Economic Development Growth Enterprises Corporation
$50,000.00
NY Furnace program for support of recipients located in Herkimer or Oneida counties
Mohawk Valley Community College Foundation
$84,000.00
Start-up funding for entrepreneur training through thINCubator
Mohawk Valley Economic Development District, Inc.
$10,000.00
Conference room renovations and technology upgrades
 

 

Enhancing Education

Alliance for Quality Education, Inc.
$30,000.00
Fair share education funding advocacy for Herkimer and Oneida county school districts
Brockett Creative Group, Inc.
$12,000.00
Website design for Mohawk Valley Connect
Children’s Institute
$12,913.00
Proactive grant for School Readiness pilot project in Herkimer County (Phase II)
Community Foundation Initiatives
$45,000.00
Marketing plan for Mohawk Valley Connect
Cornell Cooperative Extension – Oneida County
$34,600.00
Farm to School pilot project
North Utica Senior Citizens Recreation Center, Inc.
$50,000.00
Proactive grant for expansion of Imagination Library
Old Forge Library
$39,054.00
Expansion of children’s room and staff work area (approval tentative until additional information is received)
On Point For College
$80,000.00
Support for On Point for College Utica Office (2015-2016 academic year)
Rome City School District
$75,000.00
Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection
The Research Foundation of SUNY
$8,000.00
Innovation Challenge New York, Mohawk Valley
United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area
$18,750.00
Support for Literacy Coalition
Upstate Cerebral Palsy
$3,100.00
Funding for two people to attend the 2014 Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates Conference
Utica Safe School Healthy Students Partnership, Inc.
$96,360.00
Diverting Oneida County youth from the court system
Utica Safe School Healthy Students Partnership, Inc.
$5,000.00
Partial scholarship for participation in For Impact program
Woodgate Free Library
$10,000.00
Roof replacement
Workforce Investment Board
$10,000.00
SEMI High Tech U training for 60 teachers 

 

Supporting Older Adults

Community Foundation Initiative Work
$50,000.00
Concept mapping project to help seniors remain living independently
The Mohawk Homestead
$27,000.00
Roof replacement
Valley Health Services, Inc.
$100,000.00
Pump station for new assisted living facility
 

 

Ensuring Public Health

American Red Cross of CNY
$50,000.00
Ready CNY to increase civic participation in emergency preparedness in Herkimer and Oneida counties.
Farmers Market Federation of New York
$7,335.00
Establishment of Mohawk Valley Farmers Market Managers Alliance
Health Foundation for Western & Central New York
$2,500.00
Partnership with Health Foundation for training for primary care and behavioral health providers “Succeeding in a Managed Care Environment”
Herkimer County Health Department
$1,782.00
Training for two staff members of the Health Department so they can offer childbirth education classes in Herkimer County
MAMI of CNY, Inc.
$5,250.00
Partial scholarship for participation in For Impact program
Masonic Medical Research Laboratory
$24,400.00
Purchase of scientific equipment
Mohawk Valley Health System
$3,362.00
Training for medical personnel to have end-of-life conversations with patients
Oneida County Health Department
$27,251.00
Proactive grant to expand Oneida County’s lead program
Upstate Cerebral Palsy
$35,000.00
Expansion of the equine therapy program

Strengthening Human Services

Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc.
$4,500.00
Partial scholarship for participation in For Impact program
Central Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired
$51,200.00
Air conditioning chiller replacement
DeSales Center, Inc.
$32,290.00
Emergency grant to repair parapet
Food Bank of Central New York
$20,000.00
Van to distribute food
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, Inc.
$0.00
Partial scholarship for participation in For Impact program
Neighborhood Center of Utica, N.Y., Inc.
$100,000.00
Capital campaign to renovate building
Utica Center for Development, Inc.
$0.00
Roof replacement  

 

Improving Quality of Life

Genesis Group
$2,000.00
Purchase of a high resolution and high volume copier and printer
Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce
$5,350.00
Training for Catalyst Steering Committee and partnering with Chamber for keynote speaker
Herkimer County Historical Society
$2,920.00
Purchase of computers and related hardware and software
Oneida County Historical Society
$675.00
Grant from the Genealogy and Local History Fund to purchase dataloggers to preserve maps and other resources
Oneida County Historical Society
$1,400.00
Purchase of new computers
Oriskany Little League
$13,144.00
Purchase of electronic scoreboard, fence and infield mix to complete the Oriskany Little League Park renovations from the 2013 flooding. 

 

Nurturing Youth and Families

New York Bicycling Coalition, Inc.
$42,063.00
Start-up funding for Utica Bike Rescue
Tri-City Lacrosse, Inc.
$10,000.00
Safety netting and fencing for new fields
Utica Municipal Housing Authority
$43,726.00
Public housing AmeriCorps project