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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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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, β€œThe Fassett […]

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Scio Free Library 2017

The Scio Memorial Library Receives Grant Money

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented a $598.57 check to the Scio Memorial Library. This check comes from the current earnings of an ACAF endowment fund established by the Hydramec Corporation in Scio back in 1989. This fund was created for the purpose of promoting free public library services for the Scio community. Mrs. […]

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The Blind Association Receives Grant

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $500 grant to the Allegany County Association for the Blind and Visually Handicapped. This award was made possible from the earnings of the Allegany Fund held by the Foundation. The Allegany County Association for the Blind and Visually Handicapped is partnering with the David A. Howe Library […]

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The Andover Free Library Receives ACAF Grant

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $190.56 grant to the Andover Free Library. This award was made possible from the earnings of the Doris O. Church Fund held by the Foundation since 1999. These annual grant awards are used to provide financial assistance for the Andover Free Library. In December of 1998 Connie […]

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