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GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE ….. IN ALLEGANY COUNTY!

On Tuesday, November 29th the Allegany County Area Foundation will participate in this annual giving campaign. The Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life right here in our communities.  The Foundation manages a variety of donor funds.  Since it’s inception in 1983, more than 2.8 million dollars has been invested through the grants and […]

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The Friendship Free Library Receives ACAF Grant

Friendship – The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $146.35 grant to the Friendship Free Library. Michelle Hill, Director of the Friendship Free Library, said that the money would be used to purchase more books for the library. This award was made possible from the earnings of the Susan Foster Myers Memorial Endowment Fund. The […]

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David A. Howe Library Receives ACAF Grant

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $700 grant to the David A. Howe Public Library.   Keturah Cappadonia, Library Head of Children’s Services, submitted the grant application to help with the purchase of eight chairs to place at their public computer workstations in their Adult Reading Rooms in the main area of the library. The immediate beneficiaries […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Program at Whitesville Receives Grant

The Allegany County Area foundation recently awarded a $500 grant to the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program at the Whitesville Central School.  The Big Brothers Big Sisters Program is sponsored by the Family Service Society, Inc. located in Corning, NY. This new grant money will be used to fund a new educational initiative entitled Extracurricular […]

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The Alfred Box of Books Library Receives ACAF Grant

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded an $800 grant to the Alfred Box of Books Library. This money will be used to help fund their Circulating STEMaker Kits Program. Director Melanie A. Miller said, “Our goal is to create four kits that can be checked out by families to use and explore at home. […]

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