Grant Recipients

 

December Grants Support NTHS, Book Program, Holiday Assistance

December Grants Support NTHS, Book Program, Holiday Assistance

(DEC 2021) The Allegany County Area Foundation recently made grants to support a variety of local activities. ACAF awarded $600 to the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) Belmont Chapter (BOCES). The chapter’s usual fundraising efforts have been sidelined by COVID...

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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...

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ACAF Announces September 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...

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March ACAF Grants

(April 2020) In March, the Grant Committee of the Allegany County Area Foundation approved $500 grants to the Fillmore Central School PTO for its backpack food program operated in conjunction with the Houghton Wesleyan Church, and the Wellsville YMCA to help with...

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Shop With A Cop Grant Supports Foster Care Christmas Party

Shop With A Cop Grant Supports Foster Care Christmas Party

(Dec. 2019) When the Wellsville Kmart closed in March of this year, it effectively ended the local Shop With A Cop (SWAC) program. This summer, the SWAC Committee used its remaining resources to set up an endowed fund with the Allegany County Area Foundation. The...

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ACAF Grant Benefits Pioneer Oil Museum

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...

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Grant Supports Friendship Library’s Virtual Reality Program

Grant Supports Friendship Library’s Virtual Reality Program

(OCT 2019) The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented a grant to the Friendship Free Library for its new virtual reality program. The funds will be used to purchase Oculus Go headsets. This Tinker VR activity, which will serve 4th – 8th graders, has been...

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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...

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ACAF Aids in Historic Newspaper Preservation

ACAF Aids in Historic Newspaper Preservation

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented a grant to the Bolivar Library to assist with efforts to digitize its collection of Allegany County Democrat newspapers. Published from 1867 – 1965 (initially as the Allegany Democrat) and with the tagline...

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Alfred Farmers Market Receives ACAF Grant

Earlier this summer, the Allegany County Area Foundation awarded the Alfred Farmers Market a grant of $500 to support the Market’s Family Activities Tent. This award came out of ACAF’s Allegany Fund, through which the Foundation assists non-profit organizations all...

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ACAF Grant Boosts Belmont Library Project

ACAF Grant Boosts Belmont Library Project

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently presented the Belmont Free Library with a check for $750 for use in a project to renovate the library building’s second floor. Founded with forty volumes in 1885 and at home in its distinctive ‘flatiron’ building since...

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ACAF Helps to Fund Genesee Library’s Youth Enjoyment Spaces

ACAF Helps to Fund Genesee Library’s Youth Enjoyment Spaces

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded $1000 to the Genesee Library (Little Genesee) for the creation of dedicated Youth Enjoyment Spaces. These funds have already been put to good use, creating kid-friendly areas and activities through the purchase of...

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ACAF Grants Support Non-profit Computer Upgrades

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently awarded grants to the Comfort House of Allegany County (Hart Comfort House) and the Allegany County Historical Society to support the purchase of new computers. The grants were provided through the Foundation’s Allegany and...

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ACAF Helps Bring Professional Theater to Wellsville

ACAF Helps Bring Professional Theater to Wellsville

The Allegany County Area Foundation recently provided a $900 grant to bring Shakespeare’s As You Like It to Allegany County. This free performance, by innovative professional theater company Shake on the Lake and tweaked slightly for a modern audience and casual...

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Grant Recipients 2018-2019

The following organizations received grants 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...

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Application requirements include proof of tax exempt status (unless its already on file from a previous grant application).

Grant Applications Deadlines for the 19-20 year

September 9

December 1

March 1

June 1