Through the IUOE Local 158 Charitable Trust, we help members in need and contribute financially to worthwhile causes such as the Regional Food Bank, Open Door Mission, In My Father’s Kitchen, ConnectLife, Hospice of Central New York, and the March of Dimes.

IUOE Local 158 Scholarship

The IUOE Local 158 Charitable Trust awards one or more college scholarships each year to deserving applicants. The application is available to high school seniors who have a parent who is a member of Local 158 in good standing. The winner(s) of the award may use the scholarship at any accredited college or university. The application process begins in February or March of each year.



Click to download the scholarship application

Applications are also available in each of the district offices.

Congratulations to the 2022 Scholarship Winners!

District 106
Zoey Lounsbury
Sarah Whitman

District 545
Jace Robert
Jack Smith
Dalton Scoville

District 545
Ella Tarasuk
Brittany Tiffany

IUOE Local 158 Charitable Golf Tournament

The IUOE Local 158 Charitable Trust raises money through its annual Charity Golf Tournament held every September. The 2023 Tournament will be September 11. Check back for more information!


The Bernie DeJoseph Foundation was created in 2002 in memory of former Local 545 Business Manager Bernie DeJoseph. It was rebranded in 2011 to the Upstate NY Engineers Benefit Funds following the merger of Locals 106, 545, and 832. Since its inception in 2002, the Foundation/Trust has donated more than $100,000 to worthwhile causes and organizations.