Tornado Response Fund Grant Updates

The Otsego Community Foundation has set up the Tornado Response Fund for immediate relief, short-term recovery, and long-term rebuilding of our community. This video highlights grants from the Tornado Response Fund to assist in relief efforts. 

Nonprofits apply for Tornado Response Grants here

We have had great support from the community, and the Tornado Response Fund is ready to assist nonprofits with immediate relief, short-term recovery, and long-term rebuilding.  Please contact Karin Beyer at [email protected] for more information. 

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Marathon, Not a Sprint

Marathon, Not a Sprint

For the past 7 weeks, in an effort to stay grounded and not burn out, we keep reminding each other "this is a marathon, not a sprint." This morning I spent some time processing this phrase and thinking about how it applies to disaster philanthropy. Typically, our...

A closer look at the OCF and the OCUW

A closer look at the OCF and the OCUW

The Otsego Community Foundation (OCF) and Otsego County United Way (OCUW) have worked closely together for the past two years in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the tornado that impacted our community on May 20, 2022, our efforts have united even more. For...

Volunteer Spotlight: Cindy Pushman

Volunteer Spotlight: Cindy Pushman

We couldn’t do our work without the generous and tireless support of our volunteers. This month’s volunteer spotlight features Cindy Pushman, a valuable six-year veteran of our grant committee. “Cindy is a great asset on the Grant Committee. Her knowledge of social...


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