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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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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, “The 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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ACAF SCHOLARSHIP WEB PORTAL IS NOW OPEN!

The Allegany County Area Foundation Dollars for Scholars web portal is now open to accept scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 school year. The web site address is: http://www.alleganycountyareafoundation.dollarsforscholars.org.  All applications must be completed by January 31, 2018. Last year the Allegany County Area Foundation awarded $243,000 in scholarships to 124 students selected from a total […]

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