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


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

Community invited to participate in virtual town hall on racial equity, police reform
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

... of the Frontiers Club of the Mohawk Valley, the United Way of the Mohawk Valley and the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida...more

Colleges unveil series on issues of justice, policing and race
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

Also participating at the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, and the Mohawk Valley Frontiers Club. The group was formed...more

100-year-old Utica landmark plans improvements
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

UTICA — The Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute has received a $50,000 grant from The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida County...more

$50K grant to help programming, campus improvements at Munson-Williams-Proctor
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

The grant is made possible by The Community Foundation, the Albert and Katherine Payne Memorial Fund, George E. Upson Fund, Harrison S....more

Community Foundation Commits $10 Million To Racial Equity
Foundation: Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties is announcing the largest single investment in the organization's history. The...more



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