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Otto-Eldred High students receive community foundation scholarships

Two students were awarded scholarships from funds at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation geared toward Otto-Eldred High School graduates. “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 […]

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Olean High students receive community foundation scholarships

Seven students were awarded scholarships from funds at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation geared toward Olean High School graduates. “Many of the following scholarships are being awarded through the foundation for the first time,” noted Karen Niemic Buchheit, Community Foundation executive director. “The Tyler Bihler Memorial Scholarship made its first awards to students with whom […]

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Six area students receive John J. Murphy Family Scholarship

Six area students will each receive $10,000 in scholarship aid from the John J. Murphy Family Scholarship at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. 2014 John J. Murphy Family Scholarship recipients include: Corie Both of Olean High School, pursuing Computer Science at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT); Mikeena Dowen of Allegany-Limestone High School, pursuing Chemical Engineering […]

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Eight area students receive Community Foundation scholarships

Eight area students recently received awards totaling $15,000 from the Burt, Hinsdale Alumni Association Memorial and Jonathan Teuscher scholarship funds at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. “Scholarships through the Community Foundation continue to make an important difference in the lives of our area students,” said Karen Niemic Buchheit, Community Foundation executive director. Burt Scholarship recipients: […]

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United Way of Cattaraugus County establishes fund at Community Foundation

In order to support its mission to provide funding for organizations serving the community, the United Way of Cattaraugus County has established an agency endowed fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. “Our directors recognized the importance of establishing a fund to ensure a revenue stream for United Way well into the future,” said Candace […]

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Community Fund grant helps Olean Senior Center

Thanks to a $500 matching grant from the Community Fund, the Olean Senior Center was able to raise funds to purchase a new 50″ television, wall mount and dvd player. The new entertainment system will enhance the center’s “Movie Day” and will also be used daily by seniors who visit the center to socialize. Pictured […]

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Community Foundation honors Bihler family, scholarship students at annual luncheon

The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation honored the Tyler Bihler Memorial Scholarship committee members as well as the Foundation’s 2014 scholarship students at the CRCF’s seventh annual Friends of the Foundation Luncheon on Wednesday. The Foundation board presented its 2014 Friends of the Foundation award to Tyler Bihler’s mother, Kim Bihler, brothers Shawn and Josh, aunt […]

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Area students receive Community Foundation health care scholarships

Four area students will receive $2,500 in awards from health care-related scholarship funds at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. “These three health care-related scholarship funds embody the passion our donors have for assisting up-and-coming young professionals,” said Karen Niemic Buchheit, Community Foundation executive director. “These donors, through the scholarship funds they established, continue to make […]

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Art kits for children purchased through Community Fund grant

The Cattaraugus County Arts Council expressed its sincere thanks to the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation for funding a collaborative art kit project with the Southern Tier Child Advocacy Center this spring. CCAC has worked hard in the past year to expand new programming and collaborations with organizations outside of the arts and culture sector and […]

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Community Foundation gives $10K in second quarter grants

The board of directors of the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling more than $10,000 to a number of local organizations for the second quarter of 2014. Included in this grant cycle were competitive grants awarded from the Community Fund, an unrestricted fund established by the Foundation to benefit the wider community and […]

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