A new foundation has been formed to help residents of Otsego County during the coronavirus pandemic.  The Community Foundation of Otsego County (CFOC) has created a dedicated relief fund which will issue grants to qualified service organization that are addressing the most urgent needs of the residents of Otsego County

The organization states:  "We are One Community – One County, and we face an emergency need to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Community Foundation of Otsego County (CFOC) has created the COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund for Otsego County. The Fund will issue grants to qualified service organizations that are addressing the most urgent needs of residents of the County. Once the crisis abates, the Fund will shift to supporting recovery efforts."

The Fund was started with a grant of $20,000 from the Community Foundation of Otsego County and a $1 for $1 matching challenge grant of another $30,000 from its Board members and volunteers. The Fund is accepting donations now.

To find out more about this new effort, and how to donate CLICK HERE.