ACAF Announces December Grants

(Jan. 2020) In December, the Grant Committee of the Allegany County Area Foundation approved grant support for the following non-profit organizations (fund from which the grant was made is also shown): Alfred Box of Books Library – for the Money As You Grow Bookshelf...
Fund Helps People with Eczema

Fund Helps People with Eczema

(July 2016) The Jonathan A. Dahlgren Eczema Fund has been established at the Allegany County Area Foundation by the family of Denis and Colleen Dahlgren. The earnings from this endowment fund will benefit the National Eczema Association (NEA) to help them carry out...

The Mary A. Bishop Scholarship Fund

(Dec. 2014) Mary A Bishop was born in Andrews settlement, PA on December 29, 1890. She was the daughter of Ira and Elizabeth Coats Bishop. She was a bookkeeper for the Empire Gas Company for more than thirty years. She died in June of 1975 in Wellsville. The Mary A....

Dresser-Rand Increases Scholarship Fund

Back in 2006 Dresser-Rand of Wellsville created a scholarship endowment fund with the Allegany County Area Foundation.  Recently the company added another $25,000 to the endowment bringing their fund total to over $225,000.  In June of 2015 another round of...

Flanagan-Watson and Alessi Join ACAF Board

The Allegany County Area Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the addition of two new board members. They are Carrie E. Flanagan-Watson of Belmont and Evelyn Alessi of Belfast. Carrie grew up in Hornellsville on a dairy farm. She attended the following...

Dresser-Rand Scholarship Fund Increased

In May of 2007 Dresser-Rand of Wellsville established the Dresser-Rand Scholarship Fund through the Allegany County Area Foundation. Since its inception two or more $2,000 scholarships have been awarded each year from this fund. On Monday David Scarr, Human Resources...