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A Bridge to the Future….

A Bridge to the Future—What does that mean to you? For me it means the Allegany County Area Foundation. The Foundation is that bridge between those who have the means and those who have a need. Bridges come in all shapes and sizes. Some bridges you barely notice and yet others are large works of […]

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A New Endowment Fund Created by the Friends of the Allegany Arc

The Friends of the Allegany Arc have created a new endowment fund at the Allegany County Area Foundation. The annual earnings from this fund will be used to fund the new Joseph Damiano Memorial Direct Support Professional of the Year Award. This new award has been created in memory of Joseph Damiano, whose Direct Support […]

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The Alfred Box of Books Library Receives Grant for Literacy Initiative

Alfred, NY – The Alfred Box of Books Library recently received a grant from the Allegany County area Foundation for an early literacy initiative which will be a collaborative effort with all of the libraries within our county. This initiative will be led by the Allegany County Public Library Directors Association. The grant money will […]

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Art for Rural America Receives ACAF Grant for GreenSpace Project

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $720 grant to Art for Rural America. This non-profit organization plans to build a new green space in an empty lot in Wellsville where the old Fassett hotel was located which is next to the former Pizza Hut building. They are calling this project the, “The Fassett […]

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NY Gives Day is Today – Support the ACAF!

NY Gives Day is Today – Support the ACAF!

NY GIVES DAY IS TODAY! You can support the Allegany County Area Foundation on NY Gives Day – Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Your donations will support our Community Grants Program and our Dollars for Scholars Program which helps the students of Allegany County attain their dream of attending college. Your donations will help to improve […]

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