Shop With a Cop Tradition to continue with ACAF

(Sept. 2019) Founded in 1992 by Steve Havey, then manager of the Wellsville Kmart store, the local Shop With a Cop program was a popular holiday tradition, brightening the season for disadvantaged children while giving them a positive interaction with law enforcement....

Kelley Scholarship will assist Genesee Valley and Fillmore students

(Sept. 2019) The family of Leonard and Margaret Kelley has established a scholarship with the Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF). The award will go to a Fillmore or Genesee Valley central school graduate who will be attending St. Bonaventure University or a SUNY...
ACAF Logo Updated

ACAF Logo Updated

We’ve updated our venerable bridge logo – nothing dramatic, we’ve streamlined it a bit and made it easier for today’s graphic applications (like this web site). Tell us what you think!
ACAF Aids in Historic Newspaper Preservation

ACAF Aids in Historic Newspaper Preservation

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented a grant to the Bolivar Library to assist with efforts to digitize its collection of Allegany County Democrat newspapers. Published from 1867 – 1965 (initially as the Allegany Democrat) and with the tagline...

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...