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Friendship Free Library Check Presentation 2017

Friendship Free Library Receives Money from the Susan Foster Myers Fund

     Friendship – The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $154.02 grant to the Friendship Free Library. Michelle Hill, Director of the Friendship Free Library, said that the money would be used to purchase new curtains for the Children’s Room the library. This award was made possible from the earnings of the Susan Foster […]

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Jonathan Dahlgren Eczema Fund #2

The National Eczema Association Receives ACAF Grant

The National Eczema Association (NEA) recently received a $432.44 grant check from the Jonathan A. Dahlgren Eczema Fund which is managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation. Julie Block, Chief Executive Officer of the NEA, said, “This grant money will help them to advance eczema research while providing our community with the information, resources and support […]

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Richburg-Wirt Historical Society Receives Bartoo Grant

    The Allegany County Area Foundation, recently presented a check for $4,240 to the Richburg-Wirt Historical Society (RWHS). This money comes from the earnings of the Richburg-Wirt Historical Society Endowment Fund which is held and managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation. This fund was created by the estate of Beatrice S. Bartoo. It […]

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Alfred Montessori School

The Alfred Montessori School Receives Grant

The Alfred Montessori School recently received $450.00 to help them purchase Montessori “Works” for their classrooms. Judith Rose, director of the Alfred Montessori School, stated, “These Works provide activities used to teach the students in subject areas such as language, mathematics, practical life, and an array of seasonal topics. They will greatly enhance the learning […]

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Next Generation Youth Center 2017

The Next Generation Youth Center Receives ACAF Grant

The Next Generation Youth Center in Cuba, NY recently received a grant check for $500.00 from the Allegany Endowment Fund which is managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation. Carlos Barksdale (executive director of the center) said, “This grant money will be used to help purchase a computer to be used by the youth who attend.” The mission of […]

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