Grant Application Deadline June 10

(April 2021) Grant seekers wishing to be considered at ACAF's June Grant Committee meeting should submit their application materials by Friday, June 11. See the grant pages of this website for more information, or contact ACAF at...

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Scholarship Update

(April 2021) ACAF's slate of scholarship recipients for the 2021-2022 academic year has been reviewed and approved by our board of directors. All applicants will notified of their status by email by April 19, with recipients receiving scholarships...

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ACAF Announces September Grants

(Oct. 2020) The Allegany County Area Foundation selected the Family Service Society, Inc. (FSS) and the Independence Emergency Squad (IES) for $1000 each in grant support at its September meeting. The grants were made out of ACAF’s Allegany Fund,...

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Update on United Way, ACAF Community Relief Effort

(Sept. 2020 update) With the Coronavirus pandemic creating significant economic disruption in our area, the Allegany County Area Foundation and Allegany County United Way created Community Relief Funds (CRF) and a shared grant application and...

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March ACAF Grants

(April 2020) In March, the Grant Committee of the Allegany County Area Foundation approved $500 grants to the Fillmore Central School PTO for its backpack food program operated in conjunction with the Houghton Wesleyan Church, and the Wellsville...

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CARES Act and Charitable Giving

The CARES Act includes provisions that incentivize donors to make charitable contributions that can help non-profits during this pandemic crisis. Donors can make an above-the-line deduction for contributions of up to $300 that are made to certain...

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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...

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Deputy Sheriffs Support Shop With A Cop Program

Deputy Sheriffs Support Shop With A Cop Program

(January 2020) 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...

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Scholarship Will Help Wellsville Area Homeschoolers

(January 2020) New York and Pennsylvania current and future college students who have pursued their high school studies through the Wellsville Area Homeschoolers (WAH) organization may benefit from a new scholarship established with the Allegany...

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Deputy Sheriffs Entrust Scholarship Program to ACAF

(Dec. 2019) 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...

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Foundation Facts
Founded: 1983
Cuba, NY



Managed by Vanguard

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