Scholarship Will Support Wellsville Area Homeschoolers

(January 2020) New York and Pennsylvania students who will (or have) pursue their high school studies through the Wellsville Area Homeschoolers (WAH) organization may benefit from a new scholarship established with the Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF). Funded by...

New Scholarship Honors Carl Atwell, Supports ACS Students

(Jan. 2020) The Carl Atwell Memorial Scholarship has been established to benefit an Andover Central School senior who demonstrates a record of athletic and community involvement, and who will be pursuing college or military service. The first recipient will be...

Deputy Sheriffs Entrust Scholarship Program to ACAF

The Allegany County Deputy Sheriffs Association (ACDSA) and Allegany County Area Foundation (ACAF) have teamed up in managing the Deputy Sheriff’s Association (ACDSA) scholarship program. This scholarship supports students preparing for any career though those...

ACAF Grant Benefits Pioneer Oil Museum

(Oct 2019) The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented a $1000 grant to the Pioneer Oil Museum. This support came from ACAF’s Allegany Fund, which supports a variety of Allegany County non-profit organizations The Foundation funds were used to help pay for...

Foundation Funds Support Local Libraries

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented grants to the Andover, Friendship, and Scio libraries. This support came from designated funds – endowments that have been set up for the benefit of these specific organizations. Scio Memorial Library receives...

March 2020 Grant Deadline

(Dec. 2019) The ACAF Grant Committee will meet in mid-March. Organizations seeking grants should have complete materials submitted by Friday March 6th.  The application can be obtained through this website, or by contacting ACAF at director@acafny.org.