ACAF News

 

New Fund will Support Andover Free Library

(Jan. 2019) Established by Andover native Robert Grossman, the Fund for The Andover Free Library will provide annual support for the library’s collections, operations and facility. A 1956 graduate of Andover Central School, Bob earned a degree in ceramic engineering...

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New Scholarship Supports Wellsville’s Aspiring Teachers

(Nov. 2018) Thanks to the generosity of retired teacher Anne McAndrew, Wellsville’s future educators will get some extra financial support as they prepare for the teaching profession. Working with the Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF), Anne has established the...

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ACAF Grant supports Friendship Free Library

Friendship - The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded a $266.86 grant to the Friendship Free Library. Founded in 1897, the library serves 5000-6000 individuals annually. Library Director Michelle Hill reports that the money will be used to update the...

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The Allegany County Area Foundation Names New Director

Bruce Campbell of Houghton, NY has accepted the position as the new Executive Director of the Allegany County Area Foundation. Campbell replaces Denis Dahlgren who has moved to the Syracuse area to be closer to his family. Bruce has been a resident of the area for 27...

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Alfred Montessori School Receives ACAF Grant

The Alfred Montessori School recently received $800.00 to help them improve the security of their building. This grant money will be used to help them purchase a new lockset and key fobs for their front entrance. Back in 2016 the school had made an investment for the...

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The Allegany County Historical Society Receives ACAF Grant

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented a $1,000 grant to the Allegany County Historical Society. This grant money will be used to help support their Allegany County History Awareness Week Program scheduled for the last week in September of 2018.   The...

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Leslie Newland Thomas Memorial Scholarship

(Feb. 2018) The Allegany County Area Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of the Leslie Newland Thomas Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund. This fund becomes one of 34 scholarship funds managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation Dollars for Scholars...

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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 residents of...

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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 barely notice and...

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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. This new 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 Allegany County...

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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