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Grant Recipients 2018-2019

The following organizations have received grants so far in the 2018 – 2019 year from ACAF’s Allegany Fund. This endowment is unrestricted, allowing the ACAF Grant Committee to assist a variety of organizations and projects.  The next grant application review will take place in mid-March. Alfred-Almond Community Sports Associates Alfred Farmer’s Market, Inc. Allegany County […]

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New Fund will Support Andover Free Library

New Fund will Support Andover Free Library

The Allegany County Area Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of an endowed fund that will benefit the Andover Free Library Established by Andover native Robert Grossman, the Fund for The Andover Free Library will provide annual support for the library’s collections, operations and facility. A 1956 graduate of Andover Central School, Bob earned […]

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Scholarship and Grant Application Deadlines

Applications for ACAF/Dollars for Scholars scholarships are due by midnight on January 31. The application can be accessed through the scholarships page of this web site. Allegany County non-profit organizations seeking grant funding should have completed applications submitted by March 1. The ACAF Grants Committee will be meeting next in mid-March. Questions about either process […]

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New Scholarship will help Friendship, Genesee Valley students

New Scholarship will help Friendship, Genesee Valley students

Family, friends and coworkers of the late Penny Jo Hooker-Cavanaugh have established the Penny’s from Heaven Scholarship with the Allegany County Area Foundation. Honoring Penny’s memory, the award will go to a Friendship and/or Genesee Valley Central School senior who has overcome adversity and is planning to pursue college or a trade or technical school […]

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GV Youth Mentoring Sept 27 2018 photo

ACAF Grant Supports Youth Mentoring Programs

Programs serve Whitesville and Genesee Valley students The Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF) recently presented a grant of $850 to Family Service Society to support the agency’s youth mentoring programs at Genesee Valley and Whitesville Central Schools. This award came about through the foundation’s Allegany Fund – an endowment that supports a variety of local […]

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