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Leslie Newland Thomas #2

Leslie Newland Thomas Memorial Scholarship Created

The Allegany County Area Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of the Leslie Newland Thomas Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund. This fund becomes one of 34 scholarship funds managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation Dollars for Scholars Program. The Leslie Newland Thomas Memorial Scholarship has been established by the family and friends of Leslie […]

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Year End Giving 2017 #2

YEAR-END-GIVING…..Remember Us!

The Allegany County Area Foundation is a non-profit organization that manages donations and their earnings totaling more than $9 million and uses the proceeds from those funds to encourage educational, social, cultural and civic projects benefiting the residents of Allegany County. The Foundation awards scholarships to individuals and grants to community organizations. It also helps […]

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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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Joseph Damiano #2

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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Library Directors 2017

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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