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Anonymous Fund gives $295K to Local Charities

April 5, 2010 The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation is proud to announce this year’s annual donations from its Anonymous Fund totaled $295,000. The fund, set up by a very generous donor who wishes to remain anonymous, donates annually to 35 organizations including the Olean General Hospital Foundation to which the Anonymous fund gave $238,000 this […]

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Williams endowment makes donations to local charities

March 22, 2010 The Kay and Oliver Williams Rushford Endowment at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation has made its annual disbursements to local charities to the tune of $11,290. The fund, established in 1999 by Mr. Williams, benefits eight Rushford area organizations. Disbursements are made to the First Baptist and United Methodist churches of Rushford, […]

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John J. Murphy Family Scholarship to Increase Awards

February 19, 2010 The John J. Murphy Family Scholarship, established at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation by John J. “Jack” Murphy and through a grant from the Communities Foundation of Texas, is increasing the number of scholarships it awards from four to six. “This is a great opportunity for our community’s students,” said Bob Busan, […]

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Carroll Anstaett Olean Little League Fund established at Community Foundation

February 3, 2010 A faint breeze wafting the scent of freshly cut grass mingled with infield dirt. The smell of a leather ball glove. Calls of encouragement from players and fans. The distinct crack of a bat hitting a ball. There’s a reason baseball is called America’s favorite pastime – many Americans grow up with […]

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Because of You

January 27, 2010 We’re celebrating our 15th anniversary and the Board of Directors and staff at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation would like to thank you, our friends and neighbors, for your continued generosity and support. Thanks to your donations and sponsorships we are able to continue our mission of enriching lives in the Southern […]

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Community Foundation Offers Scholarships for Nursing, Medical Students

January 7, 2010 Applications are being accepted for the Pat McGee Nursing Scholarship, established at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation by family and friends of Senator McGee. Two $1,000 scholarships are available to students in Senate district 57 who intend to pursue nursing at any school. The 57th district includes Allegany, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties […]

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