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THE ACAF SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE IS JANUARY 31st!

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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YEAR-END-GIVING…..Remember Us!

The Allegany County Area Foundation is a non-profit organization that manages donations and their earnings totaling more than $9 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 […]

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A Bridge to the Future….

A Bridge to the Future—What does that mean to you? For me it means the Allegany County Area Foundation. The Foundation is that bridge between those who have the means and those who have a need. Bridges come in all shapes and sizes. Some bridges you barely notice and yet others are large works of […]

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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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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, […]

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