CFHOC: Competitive Grants

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties

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Deadline: Aug 14, 2020 1:00pm PDT

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Fields of work: Human & Social Services

Applicant type: Nonprofit, Indigenous Group, Government Entity

Funding uses: Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in New York: Herkimer County, Oneida County

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:



The Community Foundation welcomes competitive applications from eligible organizations serving Herkimer and/or Oneida counties. Successful requests will address high-priority needs including but not limited to COVID-19 pandemic impact.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Eligible applicants include 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), 501(c)(5) and 501(c)(6) nonprofit organizations, groups fiscally sponsored by 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational organizations, public housing authorities, and faith-based organizations seeking support for projects/programs that address non-religious needs or issues, serving diverse constituencies without regard to religious affiliation.
  • One application per organization is permitted unless the applicant is also serving as a fiscal sponsor for another entity.


  • The Community Foundation generally does not fund the following through competitive grantmaking:
    • Religious purposes.
    • Financial assistance, scholarships or loans to individuals.
    • Non-emergency expenses already incurred.
    • Ongoing operating support.
    • Maintenance and/or reconstruction for municipal infrastructure, except dedicated community spaces.
    • Uniforms for sports teams.
    • Equipment for fire, police and ambulance services.
    • Private membership organizations.
    • Camperships.
    • Monuments.


This page was last reviewed July 26, 2020 and last updated July 26, 2020