Is there a geographic area of focus for the fund?

Grants will be directed to provide support in Allegany County. An organization in a neighboring county that provide services to residents in Allegany County, will be considered for a grant so long as monies received from the Community Support Fund are used solely to...

When will you share who you fund?

As grants are made, recipients and a description of the services and support they are providing will be published on the ACAF and UWAC websites. We will also be working to publicize grants in the local media.

Should I give to this Fund instead of making other donations?

The Community Support Fund is not intended to be the primary vehicle for local support but rather to enhance effectiveness for donors (in terms of UWAC and ACAF understanding local needs) and coordination for UWAC and ACAF as grant providers. This is a challenging...