The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties



The Foundation is committed to making the biggest impact possible through partnership with nonprofit organizations seeking grant funding.

Grant funding is based on the needs of our community as indicated by hocindicators.org, where the Center for Governmental Research posts the statistics and research that shapes Herkimer County and Oneida County.


Recent News from Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties


YWCA Mohawk Valley receives $25,000 grant to aid crisis programs, services | Rome Daily Sentinel
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

Charitable Fund at the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties in support of crisis programming. The funding will help to support...more

Local agencies team up for neighborhood cookout, make major announcement - WKTV
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

The Community Foundation is investing $10 million to help with racial equity and social justice in Cornhill and West Utica. A portion of that money will...more

MWPI, ICAN announce diversity and engagement leader | Rome Daily Sentinel
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

... equity, and inclusion across the community and received funding from The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida...more

Rebuilding CNY receives $50,613 to launch Handy Helpers' pilot program | Rome Daily Sentinel
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

The Handy Helpers' pilot program is also supported with a grant provided by The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida...more

Congratulations to Frank Sardelli on Completing the Leadership Mohawk Valley Program
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

RPHC has had the privilege of working with The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties to support local initiatives in the Utica...more

Art Museums Increase Focus on Marginalized Black Artists and Diversity Initiatives
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

Black artists will take center stage at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute art museum this summer. The exhibitions don’t just explore works by Black artists, but the historical marginalization...more

Navigators taking vaccine information to minority communities in Oneida County
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

Cuccaro and her husband Ron's family fund at the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties and the Mohawk Valley...more

Brothers, foundation go to bat for Prospect landmark
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

“It's the efforts of people like Nick Grimmer at the Community Foundation, and especially Joe Smith, that will make this project a success. I have...more

Community Foundation changing its grant application process
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties informs nonprofits of their change to an online engagement process when it comes...more

Community Foundation Announces New Funding Strategy
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

Local non-profits will have six months, from April through September, to share their needs and requests for funding on an ongoing basis. “What...more



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