ACAF News

 

Deputy Sheriffs Support Shop With A Cop Program

Deputy Sheriffs Support Shop With A Cop Program

The Allegany County Sheriff’s Department continues its tradition of supporting the local Shop With A Cop program. The department’s annual Beard for Bucks program permits officers to grow beards for hunting season provided they make a donate to the department’s...

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Scholarship Will Support Wellsville Area Homeschoolers

(January 2020) New York and Pennsylvania students who will (or have) pursue their high school studies through the Wellsville Area Homeschoolers (WAH) organization may benefit from a new scholarship established with the Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF). Funded by...

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New Scholarship Honors Carl Atwell, Supports ACS Students

(January 2020) The Carl Atwell Memorial Scholarship has been established to benefit an Andover Central School senior who demonstrates a record of athletic and community involvement, and who will be pursuing college or military service. The first recipient will be...

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Link to ACAF Scholarship Application

Our scholarship application is online and will be accessible through February 3rd. Click on Read More below for the link                                       ACAF Online App

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Deputy Sheriffs Entrust Scholarship Program to ACAF

The Allegany County Deputy Sheriffs Association (ACDSA) and Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF) have teamed up in managing the Deputy Sheriff’s Association (ACDSA) scholarship program. This scholarship supports students preparing for any career though those...

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ACAF Grant Benefits Pioneer Oil Museum

(Oct 2019) The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented a $1000 grant to the Pioneer Oil Museum. This support came from ACAF’s Allegany Fund, which supports a variety of Allegany County non-profit organizations The Foundation funds were used to help pay for...

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March 2020 Grant Deadline

(Dec. 2019) The ACAF Grant Committee will meet in mid-March. Organizations seeking grants should have complete materials submitted by Friday March 6th.  The application can be obtained through this website, or by contacting ACAF at director@acafny.org.

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Scholarship Application is Now Open

The ACAF Dollars for Scholars scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 school year opened on Monday, November 4th. Applications can be completed online. Check under the Scholarships tab of this web site for application information and links.

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New Fund Will Support Whitesville Cemetery

(Sept. 2019) A beautiful setting that serves as the resting place for its community’s founders and generations of beloved citizens, and a spot where many local residents take a peaceful walk, the Whitesville Cemetery faces the challenges common to many rural...

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Alfred Farmers Market Receives ACAF Grant

Earlier this summer, the Allegany County Area Foundation awarded the Alfred Farmers Market a grant of $500 to support the Market’s Family Activities Tent. This award came out of ACAF’s Allegany Fund, through which the Foundation assists non-profit organizations all...

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ACAF Helps Bring Professional Theater to Wellsville

ACAF Helps Bring Professional Theater to Wellsville

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently provided a $900 grant to bring Shakespeare’s As You Like It to Allegany County. This free performance, by innovative professional theater company Shake on the Lake and tweaked slightly for a modern audience and casual...

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Grant Recipients 2018-2019

The following organizations received grants 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...

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Foundation Facts
Founded: 1983
Cuba, NY

 

 

Assets:
$10M
Managed by Vanguard

Staff:
Exec. Director (1/2 time)
Secretary (part-time)
Treasurer (part-time