Ardent Solutions, Libraries, Salvation Army Among ACAF Grant Recipients

(April 2023) The Allegany County Area Foundation made several grant awards at its March meeting.  Recipient organizations include:

Ardent Solutions – for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, which offers new books to each month to children five and under. Ardent Solutions is the county lead for this effort, working with the members of the Allegany County Early Childhood Development and Education Coalition.

Leadership Allegany – ACAF provides an annual scholarship for a young local professional to participate in the Leadership Allegany program.

Salvation Army Wellsville Corps – support for the Army’s ongoing shelter and food programs.

Bolivar Free Library – received a grant to help it create a ‘Great Graphic Gallery’ – a collection of graphic novels, which are very popular with teenage readers.

Scio Memorial Library – ACAF helped with the purchase of tables and chairs needed to upgrade their meeting space to better serve the community.

Friendship Free Library – received funds to support its ‘subscription box’ program and also to purchase craft kits.

The next ACAF Grant Committee meeting is June 14. Applications should be submitted by June