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Community Foundation Week recognizes local impact of philanthropy

  During the week of November 12-18, 2015, the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation (CRCF) will join more than 750 community foundations across America in recognizing Community Foundation Week. For more than 25 years, the effort has raised awareness about the increasingly important role of community foundations across the country play in fostering local collaborations and […]

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Ten nonprofits receive more than $7K in grants from Higgins Memorial

Two local animal welfare organizations are among the charitable causes that have benefitted this year from the Higgins Memorial Golf Tournament Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. The foundation board of directors recently approved $7,250 in grants from the Higgins Memorial Golf Tournament Fund to support eight nonprofit organizations, including the SPCA in Cattaraugus […]

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Networking event sessions to help nonprofit members inspire, innovate

Sessions offered at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation’s annual Nonprofit Networking Day will give staff, board members and volunteers from the region’s nonprofits the chance to learn from a panel of experts and share ideas to inspire each other and find innovative solutions, making their organizations more successful. “When nonprofits are able to come together […]

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Cuba Rushford student receives community foundation scholarship

A Cuba-Rushford Central School student was recently awarded the Kaleigh Wilday Scholar Athlete Scholarship through the Kaleigh Wilday Endowment Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. “The Foundation is pleased to administer this scholarship, helping to carry on Kaleigh’s memory,” noted Karen Niemic Buchheit, Community Foundation executive director. The Kaleigh Wilday Scholar Athlete Scholarship award […]

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Two area veterans receive Southern Tier Military Support Group Scholarship

Two area military veterans attending Jamestown Community College in Olean will each receive $500 in scholarship aid from the Southern Tier Military Support Group Scholarship Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. “This scholarship, established by the support group through its main fund at the Foundation, is geared toward our area veterans who are attending […]

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Three students receive Wayne Krieger scholarship

Three area students were awarded scholarships from the Wayne Krieger Memorial Scholarship at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. “We’re proud to announce these scholarships and happy to help carry on the legacy of one of our area’s finest law enforcement officers,” noted Karen Niemic Buchheit, CRCF executive director. The 2015 recipients include: • Cheyenne Campbell […]

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Otto-Eldred High students receive community foundation scholarships

Two Otto-Eldred High School (PA) students recently were awarded scholarships from funds at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. “The Foundation is pleased to administer these scholarships, one on behalf of the Otto/Otto-Eldred Alumni Association and the other on behalf of the late Ben Schwabenbauer, who was a graduate of Otto-Eldred High School, and his wife, […]

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Hamburg High student receives community foundation scholarship

A Hamburg High School student was recently awarded a scholarship from the Mark J. Prockton Memorial Scholarship at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. “The Foundation is pleased to administer this scholarship, helping to carry on the memory of Mark Prockton,” noted Karen Niemic Buchheit, Community Foundation executive director. This year’s recipient is: • Rosemary Herbst, […]

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Portville students receive CRCF scholarships

Nine Portville Central School students recently received awards totaling $7,400 from two scholarship funds established at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation to benefit PCS graduating seniors. “Donors established these scholarships to specifically benefit Portville students, assisting them in continuing their educations,” said Karen Niemic Buchheit, Community Foundation executive director. The Signe H. Johnson Scholarship recipient […]

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Cattaraugus County students receive foundation scholarships

Four Cattaraugus County area students recently were awarded $4,900 in scholarships from funds at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. “These scholarships represent new opportunities for deserving students from our community,” noted Karen Niemic Buchheit, Community Foundation executive director. “The foundation is proud to help these students afford higher education.” The Eric Peters Memorial Scholarship recipient […]

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