2021-2022 Community Foundation Priorities
The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Otsego County invites applications from Otsego County nonprofit organizations. We want to channel the creativity, know-how, and responsiveness of nonprofit organizations to build their capacity to address the priorities revealed in the CFOC community survey and the COVID-19 Community Needs Assessment Update prepared by Opportunities for Otsego (OFO).
What do we mean by capacity building?
Collaborations among nonprofit organizations are encouraged.
We invite applications by Otsego County nonprofit organizations that expand their ability to address one or more of the following priorities:
We envision a community that provides healthy, prosperous, and enriching opportunities for all. Please explain if and how your proposal addresses issues of equality and promotes fairness. If your program or your organization has a statement on this topic, we would appreciate your sharing with us.
What We Fund with 2021-22 Awards
What We Do Not Fund with 2021-22 Awards
|2021-22 Awards to date|
|Saturday’s Bread||$100||Survey winner|
|Family Planning of South Central New York||$7,250||Transportation to the Oneonta Medical Center for patients|
|Helios Care||$10,000||Upgrade software and hardware technology for in-home client services|
|Film – COOP (Otsego 2000 fiscal agent)||$1,500||Diversity and Inclusion expenses for professional filmmaker|
|Orpheus Theatre||$6,600||Purchase of computers, large format printers and software|
|First Baptist Church of Cooperstown||$9,800||Fall 2021 after school program|
|Unadilla Community Farm Education Center||$8,000||Farmer Training Program and the Veggie Box Delivery Program|
|The Angel Network of Cooperstown||$5,000||Scholarships to enable children to attend afterschool program|
|Oneonta Reading is Fundamental||$3,000||Matching Award to purchase books for children in Oneonta schools|
|Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie Counties||$10,000||Keeping the Warming Station in Oneonta open throughout the winter|
|Safe Schools Mohawk Valley||$6,824.10||To create a Resilience Room at Richfield Springs Central School|
|Pathfinder Village||$10,000||Pathfinder Produce Healthy Food Prescriptions Project and Study|
|Greater Oneonta Historical Society||$11,000||Small Community, Big Ideas: Greater Oneonta exhibit (media, AV and interactive components)|
|Unadilla Community Farm||$3,000||Off-grid solar-powered classroom for Beginner Farmer Training Program|
|Otsego County System of Care||$18,192||Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Materials|
|Community Arts Network of Oneonta (CANO)||$12,000||Capacity building award to support interim executive director|
|Friends of the Oneonta Community Health Center, Inc.||$6,600||Dental and mental health care services|
|United Way of Delaware and Otsego Counties||$7,500||Otsego Micro-Loan Project|
|Helios Care||$7,500||Increased Capacity to Market Hospice Services and Education|
|CADE||$10,000||Vision 2050: Creating a Profitable, Sustainable, Equitable Food System in New York|
|Community Arts Network of Oneonta (CANO)||$6,000||Oneonta Juneteenth Festival|
|Worcester Free Library||$500||Book delivery to homebound seniors|
|Otsego 2000||$5,000||Glimmerglass Film Days screening equipment|
|Otsego Rural Housing Association||$7,400||Technology upgrades
Railroad and Local YMCA of Oneonta
Bugbee Children’s Center
New YMCA software
Technology upgrade for admissions and administration
Classroom Expansion Project
If you have any questions about the application or awards round, we are glad to help. Please email email@example.com or call 607-286-3750 .