Community Needs Assessment Survey

Your opinion about our community matters!  We would appreciate your input as we develop a Community Needs Assessment for Cortland County.  This will help CAPCO and our other community partners understand the strengths and challenges for people in our community.  Please use the link below to complete the survey.  If you would prefer a paper copy of the survey, please contact us at 607-753-6781 …

CAPCO 2020 Annual Impact Report

CAPCO 2020 Annual report  Cortland County Community Action Program, Inc. (CAPCO) is proud to share our 2020 Annual Impact Report.  It was a year of many challenges and many successes.  COVID-19 brought so many unexpected issues and concerns to address.  It also gave us an opportunity to do what we do best – serve our community.

National Philanthropy Day 2020

National Philanthropy Day 2020 CAPCO continues to work to address the needs of our community. With COVID-19, those challenges have increased significantly for everyone, especially the vulnerable members of our community. We are most effective in responding to these challenges as a team – building on the strengths in the community, partnering and collaborating with others, leading efforts to identify …

Community Action has partnered with Census 2020

The 2020 Census is around the corner, April 1, 2020. This once in a decade event is critical for Community Action and the families and communities we serve across the country, and it is essential that all people are counted. Community Action is proud to be a part of the Census Counts campaign, working alongside other national organizations to ensure …

Cortland: An Opportunity Community

Communication Across Barriers Newsletter – submitted by Lynda Coates, 08/16/2019 Cortland, New York — The Newest Opportunity Community Cortland, New York – It took several years to get funding, but Lindy Glennon, Executive Director of Cortland County Community Action Program, Inc. (CAPCO), finally secured a grant through the Alliance for Economic Inclusion to begin the process last March for Cortland County to …

National Philanthropy Day 2019

For 45 years, since being incorporated in 1974 as the designated Community Action Program serving Cortland County, CAPCO has responded to the challenges facing low income people in many ways. This is done by building on the strengths in the community, partnering and collaborating with others, leading efforts to identify and address the causes of poverty in our community and …

Medicaid Transportation Program

Do you have Medicaid and require transportation to medical appointments? CAPCO’s Volunteer Driver Program provides transportation to medical appointments for Medicaid recipients of Cortland County. Our new Volunteer Driver Program gives Cortland County residents another option for safe and reliable transportation to medical appointments.  Transportation is available within Cortland County and from Cortland Country to surrounding counties, including Onondaga, Broome …

Cortland County is working to become an Opportunity Community

The Opportunity Community Model Cortland County is working to become an Opportunity Community – what does this mean? The Opportunity Community (OC) model is a national movement designed to create the types of communities we all want to live in. This can be achieved by increasing prosperity for the people living in the crisis of poverty. Dr. Donna M. Beegle combined …

Aid for Appalachia

 Aid for Appalachia, a talented group of people that knit, crochet, sew, spin and shop, was founded in August 2016 by Terry Coon with the help and inspiration of her good friend, Kim, for the purpose of helping the people who reside in the Appalachia Mountains.  “Aid” Members span the world including Europe, Canada and the United States. Terry, who …

CAPCO’s 1st Annual Golf Tournament

CAPCO was proud to host our 1st Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 18th at Elm Tree Golf Course. It was a beautiful day for a round of golf in support of our programs and resources to fight poverty and empower individuals & families in our community. We had 19 teams participate in this great event with much community and sponsor …