Grantseekers and Scholarships

The Otsego County Community Foundation is proud to help different donors with their charitable legacies. We are honored to serve as the steward of these gifts, and grateful for the opportunity to help these donors make their philanthropy personal, meaningful and fulfilling. Earnings from endowment are used to award the grants and scholarships. Since 2001, grants totaling over $1,500,000 have been distributed to nonprofit organizations, municipalities, schools and students.


Grants totaling over 236,000 were awarded in 2017. Click here for the grantee list.

In 2016, we awarded over $207,000 to area nonprofit. 2016 Grantees


In 2015, we awarded over $152,000 to area nonprofits. 2015 Grantees

In 2014, we awarded over $285, 000 to area nonprofits, an OCCF record. 2014 Grantees 


United Way Food Pantry

Gaylord Area Council for the Arts

4Th grade swimming


Stay Connected

Both online and off, we offer tools and services to help you keep in touch with your giving through the Community Foundation: