Archive | home RSS feed for this section

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Rix, Mikayla

Mikayla Rix Receives Scholarship America® Dollars for Scholars’ Student Volunteer Award

The Allegany County Area Foundation Dollars for Scholars Program is pleased to announce that Mikayla Rix has received a Student Volunteer Award from Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars. Mikayla was awarded a $1,000 scholarship for her postsecondary education and was chosen for her dedication and service to her community, as well as strong academic achievement […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }


The Foundation is a non-profit organization that manages donations totaling more than $8 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 organizations secure their futures by managing endowment funds and ensures […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }