The Community Grant Program application is officially open! Click the graphic above to learn more and apply. Application closes Friday, February 3rd. If you have any questions please contact Karin Beyer at [email protected]

There are many scholarships available through the Community Foundation, thanks to generous donors who care about the future of your county and its young people. The OCf scholarship application will open on February 1st and close, on March 8th. Click on the graphic above to learn about the scholarship opportunities available. 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Barb Brown

Volunteer Spotlight: Barb Brown

This month’s volunteer spotlight features Barb Brown. Barb has been a big part of the transformational growth of the OCF. She started as an active parent when her daughter was a member of the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) and then she became the advisor. She...

What Is Your Word Of The Year?

What Is Your Word Of The Year?

In past years, I have chosen a word each year to be my anchor in my personal life, and while I haven’t gotten around to it quite yet for 2023, professionally reflecting on 2022, one word comes to mind: EXTREME. Over the past 365 days, local philanthropy has...

2023 Grant Seekers Information Session

2023 Grant Seekers Information Session

Our next Grant Seekers Information Session is on Wednesday, January 4th, at 4:00 pm. This is an in-person session, held in the upstairs meeting room of the Otsego County Library (or via Zoom). The purpose of this information session is for nonprofits, educators, and...

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Coordinator:  Brian Pearson

Email:  [email protected]

 Although OCAN does not provide direct career counseling to students, it does provide support and resources for area schools and agencies that serve the educational needs of Otsego County.  Indirect support for individuals can be accessed through our student and career resource sections on our webpage and monthly newsletters.