Archive | News RSS feed for this section
ACAF – NY Gives Day #1 for Facebook

Support the ACAF on New York Gives Day!

You can support the Allegany County Area Foundation on NY Gives Day – November 28, 2017. Your donations will support our Community Grants Program and our Dollars for Scholars Program which helps the students of Allegany County attain their dream of attending college. Your donations will help to improve the quality of life right here […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Print

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Caleb’s web pic for video

ACAF Dollars for Scholars Program – Caleb Holmes

“When I first got the email asking me to be the guest speaker at this ceremony, other than my palms immediately breaking out into a sweat, I did what every grown up 23 year old does….called my Mom! She did the mom thing of saying “Oh honey that’s such an honor, I think you should do it, […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
IMG_1853

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 }
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 }