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!

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...

Scholarship Application Opens November 4th

The ACAF Dollars for Scholars scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 school year will open on Monday, November 4th. Applications can be completed online. Check under the Scholarships tab of this web site for application information and links.
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...