Category Archives: Oswego County News

Oswego County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

May 31, 2016— The Oswego County Community Foundation (Oswego Foundation) is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving Oswego County. The grant application deadline is July 15, 2016. Proposals are encouraged from a variety of program areas including education, health, social services, arts and culture, civic concerns, and preservation of historic resources. Requests may range from $500 – $5,000. The

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Oswego County Community Foundation Awards $20,000 to Oswego County Nonprofits in First-Ever Grant Round

December 28, 2015 (Oswego, NY) –  Nine local nonprofit groups received grants totaling $20,000 in the first-ever distribution from the Oswego County Community Foundation (“OCCF”).  The Fund was established in 2013 and reached its $500,000 initial fundraising goal in under two years of operation. Throughout its fundraising effort, OCCF received an overwhelming show of support from the community and received

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Oswego County Community Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

August 10, 2015— The Oswego County Community Foundation (Oswego Foundation) has launched its first grant round and is now accepting applications until October 15, 2015. The Fund is expected to award up to $20,000 in total grants this year to organizations directly serving Oswego County residents. Grant Information Session The Fund’s Leadership Council will host a free grant information session

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A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital Health Fund to be Administered by Oswego County Community Foundation

March 19, 2015- The Oswego County Community Foundation (Oswego Foundation) has had an exciting few months, having reached its $500,000 fundraising goal in only two years of operation. It is now beginning to map out its grantmaking strategy for the coming year, including the distribution of grants from the A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital Health Fund. This field-of-interest fund, administered by

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Oswego County Community Foundation Receives $100,000 gift from Oswego Native

December 5, 2014- Susan Downey is no stranger to Oswego, having grown up there and now residing not far down the road in Baldwinsville. She continues to maintain her mother’s residence with the hope that she will move back to her hometown in the coming years. Those strong ties motivated Susan to contribute $100,000 to the newly established Oswego County

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Oswego County Community Foundation Receives $25,000 Gift

November 25, 2014- The Oswego County Community Foundation recently received a $25,000 contribution from Community Bank, N.A. This gift is moving the Foundation closer to its initial endowment fundraising goal of $500,000. Community Bank, N.A. is a full-service financial institution headquartered in Dewitt. The bank’s roots can be traced back to 1866, the year when its predecessor bank, St. Lawrence

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Oswego County Community Foundation Receives $25,000 Gift

October 3, 2015- Pathfinder Bank recently donated $25,000 to the Oswego County Community Foundation. This gift will help the Foundation reach its endowment fundraising goal of $500,000. Pathfinder Bank is the oldest financial institution in Oswego County and prides itself on its commitment to customer service and community involvement. “Pathfinder Bank is very supportive of the initiative to establish a

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