ACAF News

 

Scholarship Update March 27

Our scholarship process is underway, with selection teams reviewing applications now and into next week. Because this committee was not able to meet in person the process will take a little longer than usual, but we anticipate notifying applicants of their status...

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ACAF Announces December Grants

(Jan. 2020) In December, the Grant Committee of the Allegany County Area Foundation approved grant support for the following non-profit organizations (fund from which the grant was made is also shown): Alfred Box of Books Library – for the Money As You Grow Bookshelf...

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Shop With A Cop Grant Supports Foster Care Christmas Party

Shop With A Cop Grant Supports Foster Care Christmas Party

(Dec. 2019) When the Wellsville Kmart closed in March of this year, it effectively ended the local Shop With A Cop (SWAC) program. This summer, the SWAC Committee used its remaining resources to set up an endowed fund with the Allegany County Area Foundation. The...

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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

(Jan. 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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ACAF Scholarship Timeline

Our scholarship application is now closed. Volunteers are presently evaluating the applications online. The scholarship committee will meet the third week of March for its review and selection. Applicants will be notified of their status in late March or early April.

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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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Foundation Facts
Founded: 1983
Cuba, NY

 

 

Assets:
$10.4M
Managed by Vanguard

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