YAC Proactive Grant: 6 Tips to Help Teens Cope With Stress

YAC Proactive Grant: 6 Tips to Help Teens Cope With Stress

In January of this year, the Youth Advisory Committee administered a Youth Needs Survey area youth ages 12-18. Results are in, and the overwhelming main issue youth in our community feel effects them is mental health. From stress, cyberbullying, pressure to succeed...
Grants That Will Make An Impact on Education

Grants That Will Make An Impact on Education

Sharpen your pencils and grab your backpack. As the new school year starts, teachers and students will benefit from multiple grants made possible through the OCF. Following is an overview of some of those grants: Adopt a Classroom The purpose of Adopt a Classroom is...
Seeking Team Member

Seeking Team Member

The Otsego Community Foundation (OCF) is seeking a qualified individual to join our team as an administrative assistant. The OCF provides a positive, efficient and effective working environment for people wishing to share their talents to help advance the...
Grant Spotlight: Leadership Otsego County Mural Project

Grant Spotlight: Leadership Otsego County Mural Project

This spring, Leadership Otsego County applied for a grant during the Community Grant Program to fund a mural on the west-facing wall of the Chamber of Commerce building as their class project. They unveiled the rough draft mural during the grant presentations in March...
Youth Advisory Committee 2021-22 Recruitment

Youth Advisory Committee 2021-22 Recruitment

Are you or do you know a youth ages 12-19 who wants to make a huge impact in their community? The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is a group made up of student representatives from all Otsego county high schools and adult advisors from the community. Members of YAC are...
You’re Invited to the Nonprofit Exchange

You’re Invited to the Nonprofit Exchange

Area nonprofits, please join the Otsego Community Foundation on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:00 am for our virtual Nonprofit Exchange. This is a great way to share with each other the challenges and accomplishments we are experiencing. It’s a great...
Announcing the 2021 OCF Scholarship Recipients

Announcing the 2021 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...
Corporate Partner Summit

Corporate Partner Summit

On June 16th, the Otsego Community Foundation hosted it’s Corporate Partner Summit at the beautiful Sojourn Resort. During the summit, four local organizations reported on how the OCF impacted them. Those in attendance heard from Melissa McDonald with Hospice of...
Celebrating 10 Years With The OCF

Celebrating 10 Years With The OCF

Just like that, my first ten years at the OCF have come and gone. I am truly blessed to be in this position, surrounded by talent, generosity, and true love for the community. Kind of like parenting, some days are long, but the years fly by. They say...