Grant Application Deadline June 10

(April 2021) Grant seekers wishing to be considered at ACAF’s June Grant Committee meeting should submit their application materials by Friday, June 11. See the grant pages of this website for more information, or contact ACAF at director@acafny.org or...

Our Scholarship Application is Now Closed

(February 2021) Our scholarship application for the 2021-2022 academic year is now closed. This year 233 applications were submitted by Allegany County High School seniors and graduates. Thank you to the school counselors, teachers, parents, and friends that helped...

December 2020 Grants Boost Food Program, Local Agencies

(January 2021) ACCORD Corporation, the Division of Social Services, Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and the Fillmore Strong Food Program are among the organizations and efforts that benefitted from the most recent Allegany County Area Foundation...
Mentoring Programs, Emergency Squad Benefit From ACAF Grants

Mentoring Programs, Emergency Squad Benefit From ACAF Grants

(Oct. 2020) The Allegany County Area Foundation selected the Family Service Society, Inc. (FSS) and the Independence Emergency Squad (IES) for $1000 each in grant support at its September meeting. The grants were made out of ACAF’s Allegany Fund, an endowment that...

Update on United Way, ACAF Community Relief Effort

(Sept. 2020 update) With the Coronavirus pandemic creating significant economic disruption in our area, the Allegany County Area Foundation and Allegany County United Way created Community Relief Funds (CRF) and a shared grant application and review process to...

CARES Act and Charitable Giving

The CARES Act includes provisions that incentivize donors to make charitable contributions that can help non-profits during this pandemic crisis. Donors can make an above-the-line deduction for contributions of up to $300 that are made to certain qualifying charities....