Reflect, Reset, Rejoice

Reflect, Reset, Rejoice

As we enter the first month of a new decade, I can’t help but to think of the reasons I love January.  I find myself looking back on the prior year, making tweaks for the upcoming year as well as taking in all the goodness that surrounds us.  I like to take what I...
Grant Spotlight: Baby Wearing Incentive Program

Grant Spotlight: Baby Wearing Incentive Program

Babywearing is the practice of keeping your baby or toddler close and connected to you as you engage in daily activities through the use of one of a variety of types of baby carriers. It is a traditional practice in many cultures that is not widely used by modern...
Extreevaganza Raised Record Funds…Thank You

Extreevaganza Raised Record Funds…Thank You

If you made a donation, were a corporate partner, volunteered, or attended Extreevaganza Starry Starry Night, THANK YOU. With your generosity a record $78,000 was raised during this philanthropic evening that benefits the Community Fund of the Otsego Community...
Census 2020: Three Ways to Respond

Census 2020: Three Ways to Respond

By April 1, 2020, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. You will have three options for responding: Online By phone By mail The 2020 Census marks the first time you’ll have the option to respond online. Do you want to respond...
Important Community Grant Program Dates

Important Community Grant Program Dates

With the start of 2020 the Community Grant Program is open. The Otsego Community Foundation (OCF) is proud to administer the Community Grant Program – a unique collaborative effort made possible by local funders to increase the effectiveness of grantmaking;...
Grant Spotlight: Otsego County Historical Society

Grant Spotlight: Otsego County Historical Society

History: A record or account of past events. We are lucky in Otsego County to have an amazing organization that helps tell and archive our local history. At the Otsego County Historical Society (OCHS), you connect directly with the past! Learn about your ancestors and...
Community Grant Program Hosting Grant Seekers Information Session

Community Grant Program Hosting Grant Seekers Information Session

There will be a grant seekers information session at 4:00 pm on Monday, January 6th, at the Otsego County Library (700 S. Otsego). This informational session is for nonprofits, educators and government agencies  considering submitting an application to the 2020...
Your Year End Giving Makes a Difference

Your Year End Giving Makes a Difference

Five ways to make your giving count before 2019 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...
Recognizing the Impact of Community Foundations

Recognizing the Impact of Community Foundations

During the week of November 10-16, 2019, Otsego Community Foundation will join more than 795 community foundations across America celebrating Community Foundation Week. For 30 years, the effort has raised awareness about the increasingly important role of these...