Grant Application Deadline Approaching

The Foundation’s Grant Committee will meet next on Wednesday, November 14. Local non-profits seeking grant funding should have all application materials submitted by Monday 11/12.

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ACAF Grant supports Friendship Free Library

ACAF Grant supports Friendship Free Library

Friendship – The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $266.86 grant to the Friendship Free Library. Founded in 1897, the library serves 5000-6000 individuals annually. Library Director Michelle Hill reports that the money will be used to update the library’s collection of holiday themed books and DVDs. This grant was made possible from the […]

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The Allegany County Area Foundation Names New Director

The Allegany County Area Foundation Names New Director

Bruce Campbell of Houghton, NY has accepted the position as the new Executive Director of the Allegany County Area Foundation. Campbell replaces Denis Dahlgren who has moved to the Syracuse area to be closer to his family. Bruce has been a resident of the area for 27 years. His wife Denise works as a pre-k […]

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Pramod Rao – ACAF Guest Speaker

Pramod Rao was the guest speaker at the Allegany County Area Foundation Dollars for Scholars Program this past May. He attended the Alfred-Almond High School. Currently he is attending SUNY University at Buffalo. This year he had received the Belva A. Waite Scholarship. Our scholarship applicants (for the 2019-2020 academic year) may begin working on […]

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Shirley J. Weatherly

Shirley J. Weatherly Memorial Grant Fund

Trudy Capitani was instrumental in creating the Shirley J. Weatherly Memorial Grant Fund.  This fund will provide financial support for students with a physical disability graduating from the Cuba-Rushford High School. The Shirley J. Weatherly Memorial Grant Application is available online or applicants may contact:  director@alleganycountyareafoundation.org. Shirley J. Weatherly passed away in 2017 in Horseheads, […]

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