Assistance with planning and developing award proposals
Grant awards may support a range of initiatives, such as new and innovative curricula; faculty and student research; the acquisition of new equipment; building renovation and capital improvements; scholarships; and projects that benefit the College and the community.
The OCFGP can support faculty and staff by helping to ensure that grant proposals are well planned, support the College’s educational mission, reflect a high standard of quality, and are consistent with granting agency and other applicable guidelines.
The OCFGP can assist with:
- research to identify funding sources
- help with proposal planning and development
- developing budgets
- review of proposal drafts and supplementary information
- proposal submission
- acknowledging the award
- coordination with Marketing and Communication to publicize awards
OCFGP / Advancement News
Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties Inc. Awards $50,000 for New UC Lab
Microbiology Lab to be Renovated This Summer
Written By Colleen Bierstine '15, PR Intern
Work has begun on the next Gordon Science Center renovation.
Utica, NY (05/30/2013)- The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties Inc. has granted $50,000 to Utica College for the renovations of the microbiology lab in Gordon Science Center.
These plans for these renovations have been years in the making, said Dr. Lawrence Aaronson, Harold T. Clark Jr. Professor of Microbiology. The objectives for the renovations are twofold. First is student safety; through the years, as the lab has accumulated more equipment, it has become less efficient and more difficult to maneuver. The new design will be much more efficient and ergonomic.
Second, the new lab will have space dedicated to student research. Some students will be able to research while other students can be engaged in silent study or work on different projects. The new equipment will also offer more safety features.
Now that the spring semester and commencement are over, construction on the project has begun.