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Leadership Cattaraugus accepting Class of 2019 scholarship applications

Scholarship applications are available for Leadership Cattaraugus’ Class of 2019 applicants through the organization’s scholarship fund, managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. The Leadership Cattaraugus board of directors established the Leadership Cattaraugus Scholarship Fund at CRCF to make participation in the program more affordable for worthy future leaders in the community. The application is […]

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CRCF Community Fund grant applications due October 21

Grant applications for the next funding cycle of the Community Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation are due October 21. “The Community Fund is the Foundation’s vehicle for responsive grantmaking, allowing the board to support projects and initiatives that address the changing needs of the community,” said CRCF Executive Director Karen Niemic Buchheit. “The […]

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Nonprofit Networking Day sessions provide strategies for a thriving nonprofit

The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation’s Nonprofit Networking Day will provide four different breakout sessions hosted by some of the area’s leading professionals and speakers in order to equip area nonprofits with strategies to thrive in today’s challenging landscape. Nonprofit Networking Day, set for October 17 at St. Bonaventure University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the […]

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CRCF to lead second annual giving day, Cattaraugus Gives, this year

Cattaraugus Gives, the successful 24-hour fundraising challenge led by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, will return this year on November 27, with the hopes of making an even greater impact in 2018. In 2017, 40 nonprofit organizations together raised nearly $29,000 to benefit programs and projects in Cattaraugus County during Cattaraugus Gives. CRCF also offered […]

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Two Allegany County graduates receive CRCF scholarships

Two Allegany County students recently received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. Kelsey Pierce, a Cuba-Rushford Central School graduate this year, received the Kaleigh Wilday Scholar Athlete Award. This scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to a scholar athlete who is part of a scholar-athlete team during her or his senior year. The Cuba-Rushford […]

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Brunelle receives first-ever Greenawalt Scholarship, Cornell tuition

August Brainard-Brunelle of Olean High School received the first-ever Russell F. Greenawalt and Elizabeth Page Scholarship to attend Cornell University. Established as part of the Olean City School District Scholarship Fund, now managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, through the estate of Russell F. Greenawalt, this scholarship is intended to provide a last-dollar award […]

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Two Ellicottville graduates receive CRCF scholarships

Two recent graduates received scholarships for Ellicottville Central School students from funds managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. Lisa Krotz received the Kristen Hintz Memorial Scholarship Award for $1,000. This scholarship, which came under Foundation management in 2017, is named in memory of Kristen Nicole Hintz, who was a senior at Ellicottville Central School […]

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Three OHS grads receive CRCF scholarships

Three Olean High School graduates recently received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. Mia Rogers received the Ben & Rose Schwabenbauer Educational Scholarship. The scholarship provides three annual scholarships of $1,000 each for graduating seniors from Otto-Eldred High School (PA), Bradford Area High School (PA), Olean High School or Portville Central School who […]

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Five Franklinville graduates receive CRCF scholarships

Five Ten Broeck Academy/Franklinville Central School District students received Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation-managed scholarships this year, including from three scholarship funds that the Franklinville school district moved under the Foundation’s management in 2017. Samuel Erickson and Sabrina Skinner each received the Walter F. and Julia A. Dziekonski Scholarship for $2,500. A scholarship of the Ten […]

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Allegany-Limestone students receive CRCF scholarships

  Six Allegany-Limestone Central School students recently received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, totaling $14,600. Michelle Wohlers received the Joseph and Cecily Higgins Scholarship. The scholarship, established by Joseph and Cecily Higgins, is for an Allegany-Limestone Central School or Archbishop Walsh Academy senior who intends to pursue a STEM (science, technology, engineering […]

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