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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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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 […]

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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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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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ACAF Dollars for Scholars Set to Award $247,500

The Allegany County Area Foundation Dollars for Scholars will hold its annual Scholarship Program on Sunday, May 21st. This program will be held at the Genesee Valley Central School beginning at 3:00 pm. All recipients should report by 2:40 pm. A dessert reception will be held immediately following the program. The public is invited to attend. […]

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