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...
ACAF Grant Boosts Belmont Library Project

ACAF Grant Boosts Belmont Library Project

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented the Belmont Free Library with a check for $750 for use in a project to renovate the library building’s second floor. Founded with forty volumes in 1885 and at home in its distinctive ‘flatiron’ building since...
ACAF Helps to Fund Genesee Library’s Youth Enjoyment Spaces

ACAF Helps to Fund Genesee Library’s Youth Enjoyment Spaces

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded $1000 to the Genesee Library (Little Genesee) for the creation of dedicated Youth Enjoyment Spaces. These funds have already been put to good use, creating kid-friendly areas and activities through the purchase of...

ACAF Grants Support Non-profit Computer Upgrades

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded grants to the Comfort House of Allegany County (Hart Comfort House) and the Allegany County Historical Society to support the purchase of new computers. The grants were provided through the Foundation’s Allegany and...
ACAF Helps Bring Professional Theater to Wellsville

ACAF Helps Bring Professional Theater to Wellsville

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently provided a $900 grant to bring Shakespeare’s As You Like It to Allegany County. This free performance, by innovative professional theater company Shake on the Lake and tweaked slightly for a modern audience and casual...

ACAF Grant Supports Cornell Cooperative Extension’s FLAVOR Project

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented a $600 grant to the Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Allegany County office, for the development of a 20-C (Commercial) kitchen. This new kitchen is part of the FLAVOR project, which promises to benefit Allegany...