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ACAF Contributes to Almond Park Project

ACAF Contributes to Almond Park Project

The Allegany County Area Foundation has awarded $1000 to Alfred-Almond Community Sports Associates for the construction of the Greg Norton Memorial Park in the village of Almond. The park project includes basketball and multi-purpose courts, a well-equipped playground area, seating, security features, and a pavilion. “At present” notes AACSA committee member Dan Hegarty, “there is […]

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Grant Recipients 2018-2019

The following organizations have received grants so far in the 2018 – 2019 year from ACAF’s Allegany Fund. This endowment is unrestricted, allowing the ACAF Grant Committee to assist a variety of organizations and projects.  The next grant application review will take place in mid-March. Alfred-Almond Community Sports Associates Alfred Farmer’s Market, Inc. Allegany County […]

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New Fund will Support Andover Free Library

New Fund will Support Andover Free Library

The Allegany County Area Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of an endowed fund that will benefit the Andover Free Library Established by Andover native Robert Grossman, the Fund for The Andover Free Library will provide annual support for the library’s collections, operations and facility. A 1956 graduate of Andover Central School, Bob earned […]

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ACAF Grant Supports Youth Mentoring Programs

Programs serve Whitesville and Genesee Valley students The Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF) recently presented a grant of $850 to Family Service Society to support the agency’s youth mentoring programs at Genesee Valley and Whitesville Central Schools. This award came about through the foundation’s Allegany Fund – an endowment that supports a variety of local […]

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New Scholarship will Support Wellsville’s Aspiring Teachers

Thanks to the generosity of retired teacher Anne McAndrew, Wellsville’s future educators will get some extra financial support as they prepare for the teaching profession. Working with the Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF), Anne has established the Anne McAndrew Teaching Scholarship. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academics, recommendations and overall potential to […]

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