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The Cuba Circulating Library Receives ACAF Grant

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $500 grant to the Cuba Circulating Library to help them improve their “Tween” seating area. The grant money will be used to help purchase a new area rug, some floor rocker chairs, and a few throw pillows. This will help provide a new seating area for the […]

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Genesee Rapids Check Presentation May 2017

Grant to Support Salute to First Responders

Houghton, NY – The Allegany County Area Foundation is pleased to announce a $1,000 grant to The Genesee Rapids Baseball Program. Dr. Ralph P. Kerr, General Manager of the Genesee Rapids Baseball Team stated, “This money will be used to support the First Responders Recognition Day to be held on Sunday, July 2nd at 2pm […]

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Leadership Allegany 2017

Leadership Allegany Receives ACAF Grant

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $600 grant to Leadership Allegany.   This money will be used to sponsor a participant in the Leadership Allegany Program. On hand to accept the award were Gretchen Hanchett, Executive Director of the Greater Allegany County Chamber of Commerce, Inc., and Halley A. Kottwitz, Economic Development Associate for […]

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Belfast Central Check Presentation 2017

The Belfast Central School Receives Grant

The Belfast Central School recently received a grant check for $1,050.00 from the Allegany Endowment Fund which is managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation. This grant money will be used to support their high school newspaper, The Belfast Beacon. It will also support their literature and art magazine called, A Handful of Stars. Patty Preston, advisor to the […]

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The Scio Library Receives Grant Money

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented a $567.73 check to the Scio Memorial Library. This check comes from the current earnings of an ACAF endowment fund established by the Shear Family and the Hydramec Corporation of Scio back in 1989. This fund was created for the purpose of promoting free public library services throughout […]

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