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Golf “Fore” Heroes Fund supports Wounded warriors through golf

When he takes to the course on July 7, CJ Mackey will do so with a smile, but he will also know that there is a whole lot more to the day than birdies and bogies. As a member of the Golf “Fore” Heroes Tournament committee, Mackey has been a part of organizing the annual […]

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Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women announces Mother’s Day Campaign

Alfred Station, NY, May 8, 2018 – The Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women (ACC FFW) is excited to announce our first ever Mother’s Day campaign.  On the heels of awarding our first individual grants to two women in need in our tri-county service area, we are seeking support to continue expanding our reach, since there is […]

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William D. and Catherine Griffin Fraser Fund established at CRCF

Nothing can replace the kind of love that persists and flourishes for 43 years, but William Fraser has found a way to preserve the name and memory of his late wife, Catherine Griffin Fraser. Fraser recently established the William D. and Catherine Griffin Fraser Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation to make possible an […]

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Veggie Wheels Fund established at CRCF

The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation has supported the Veggie Wheels program since its early days, and that support will become more permanent with the Veggie Wheels Fund, an endowment recently established at the Foundation. The Veggie Wheels program began in 2015 to provide healthy food options in the form of fresh, local vegetables and produce […]

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Two ALCS underclassmen receive Ratanawongsa Scholarship

Two Allegany-Limestone Central School underclassmen recently received the Ratana Ratanawongsa Scholarship, managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. The scholarship provides funds for students to pursue enrichment programs during the school year or for summer programs following the completion of grades 7-10. Sullivan O’Dell, a sophomore at ALCS, received $500 to attend the University of […]

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New scholarship dedicated to ALCS teacher “Bernie” Taylor

The teachers that make learning simple and fun while connecting with students are often the ones most fondly remembered. Bernadette “Bernie” Taylor was that kind of teacher at Allegany-Limestone Central School for more than 30 years according to her husband, Thomas Taylor. “She had the skill of making chemistry easy. Chemistry tends to be tough […]

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Area nonprofit organizations receive annual support from CRCF funds

Eleven charitable organizations recently received grants from donor-designated funds at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, providing support for a variety of causes including medical flights, churches, a library and scouts. Donor-designated funds allow donors to make annual gifts to organizations they choose to support without so much as having to pick up a checkbook once […]

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Coach, teacher Frank Martin remembered through scholarship fund

In life you may come across people that greatly affect you and others around you and leave an unforgettable legacy — Frank Martin, a respected coach, educator and mentor, was one of those people. And so the Frank A. Martin III Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, established by Martin’s family, with […]

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Milliman Fund makes 34 grants OGH, animal welfare, other organizations

Again this year the late Mildred Milliman’s legacy of selflessness and generosity lives on through 34 grants to organizations that she supported through her lifetime. The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation approved $230,799 in grants to organizations that Mildred Milliman chose to support during her lifetime and after through her fund at the Foundation. The last […]

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CRCF scholarship applications due April 2

Area high school students applying for scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation must complete and submit their applications by April 2. Scholarships are available to students throughout the region (including Cattaraugus, Allegany, Chautauqua and McKean (PA) counties) for a multitude of interests and career/educational goals. Applications must be fully completed and include supporting […]

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