Donor Stories

Many of our scholarship programs have been established by family and friends or organizations to honor or memorialize a loved one or admired colleague. Others have been set up to help students meeting defined criteria (high school, college, academic program). Designated grant funds provide an annual income to a specific organization. Examples of each of these can be found in the descriptions below.

ACAF manages 37 scholarship funds and 23 grant funds
Types of funds:

  • Scholarship Funds
  • Designated Grant Funds
  • Field of Interest Funds
  • Donor-advised Funds
  • Unrestricted Funds
ACAF files an IRS form 990 annually. These can be found under the “about us” menu on this web site. We also are registered with the charities division of the NY State Attorney General and file the CHAR500 annually.