Six Ways to Make Your Giving Count Before 2021 Ends

Six Ways to Make Your Giving Count Before 2021 Ends

Now is a great time for giving. When you make a donation by December 31st to the Otsego Community Foundation, you aren’t just giving money—you’re creating positive impact that makes Otsego County better. Here are six ways to make the most of your year-end giving: 1....
Making an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) in 2021

Making an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) in 2021

The Cares Act suspension of required minimum distribution (RMD) has not been extended into 2021. If you are 70 ½ and older, you can donate up to $100,000 in IRA assets directly to the Community Foundation without taking the distribution into taxable income....
Announcing the 2020 OCF Scholarship Recipients

Announcing the 2020 OCF Scholarship Recipients

The Otsego Community Foundation would like to recognize the following local students who received this year’s scholarships. The OCF’s scholarship program connects funds from forward-thinking donors to deserving local students pursuing further education. This year, we...
OCF Passes Accreditation

OCF Passes Accreditation

The Otsego Community Foundation recently received confirmation that we’ve earned accreditation with National Standards for Community Foundations™, the highest standards for philanthropic excellence. The OCF first met National Standards in 2014, and in 2019...