ACAF News

 

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...

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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...

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Fund Created by the Friends of the Allegany Arc

(Dec. 2017) 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....

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Richburg-Wirt Historical Society Receives Bartoo Grant

    The Allegany County Area Foundation, recently presented a check for $4,240 to the Richburg-Wirt Historical Society (RWHS). This money comes from the earnings of the Richburg-Wirt Historical Society Endowment Fund which is held and managed by the...

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The Cuba Circulating Library Receives ACAF Grant

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $500 grant to the Cuba Circulating Library to help them improve their “Tween” seating area. The grant money will be used to help purchase a new area rug, some floor rocker chairs, and a few throw...

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Fund Helps People with Eczema

Fund Helps People with Eczema

(July 2016) The Jonathan A. Dahlgren Eczema Fund has been established at the Allegany County Area Foundation by the family of Denis and Colleen Dahlgren. The earnings from this endowment fund will benefit the National Eczema Association (NEA) to help...

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Wellsville Rotary Club Scholarships to be Managed by ACAF

With the creation of a new endowment fund the Wellsville Rotary Club Scholarships will now be managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation to take advantage of the services that a community foundation can offer. Since 1990 the Allegany County Area...

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LETTER FROM FORMER ACAF SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

Dear Allegany County Area Foundation, I graduated from Belfast Central in 2006 as salutatorian of my class. I was able to get a great scholarship to attend SUNY Brockport for nursing. It was through scholarships like the one I received from the Allegany...

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The Angelica Free Library Creates Endowment Fund

The Angelica Free Library Creates Endowment Fund

The Allegany County Area Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Angelica Free library Endowment Fund. The Board of Trustees of the library has established this fund to accept and generate monies to insure and enhance the growth of library...

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Lori Dzielski Becomes New ACAF President

The Allegany County Area Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Lori Dzielski as their new president. Dzielski will replace Carolyn Miller, who is stepping down after serving as president of the foundation for more than...

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The Mary A. Bishop Scholarship Fund

(Dec. 2014) Mary A Bishop was born in Andrews settlement, PA on December 29, 1890. She was the daughter of Ira and Elizabeth Coats Bishop. She was a bookkeeper for the Empire Gas Company for more than thirty years. She died in June of 1975 in...

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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