Field of Interest Funds

Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women
Allegany Nordic Fund
Allegheny River Valley Trail Fund
Beautification Fund for Olean Community
Caneadea Dam at Rushford Lake Fund
Cattaraugus County Law Enforcement Fund
Cattaraugus County Law Enforcement Project Lifesaver Fund
CCSO K9 Fund
Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition Fund
Christmas in Allegany Fund
Citizens Advocating Memorial Preservation (CAMP) Fund
Continental 1 Corridor Fund
Cuba Lake Area Young Sailors’ Fund
Dictionary Fund
Ellicottville Great Valley Trail Fund
First National/Manufacturers Hanover Historical Preservation Society
Paula Flint Fund for the Performing Arts
Gus Macker – Olean City School District Foundation
Higgins Memorial Golf Tournament Fund
Horse Resource Fund
Jamie’s Fund
Kallie’s Krusade Fund
F. Donald Kenney Fund
Kids and Cancer Benefit Fund
Daniel “Tiger” Krick Junior Golf Program Fund
Meals on Wheels of Cattaraugus County/Friends of Aging Fund
Mountain Sports Fund
John Muir Book Fund
Olean Parks Beautification Fund
Olean Professional Firefighters Fireworks Fund
Olean Rotary Club Community Improvement Fund
Otto-Eldred Education Foundation Fund
The Pink Pumpkin Project Fund
Ross A. Peters Memorial Fund
Santa Claus Lane Fund
Santa Sheriff Fund
Southern Tier Hurricane Relief Fund
Southern Tier Military Support Group Fund
Special Response Team Fund
STAB It Foundation Fund
Suicide Prevention Coalition Fund
Beth Todd Memorial Fund
Visual Arts Alliance Endowment Fund
Wing Ski Club Endowment Fund
Woodland in the City Endowment Fund
Louis Zamperini Tribute Fund
Kaleigh Wilday Endowment Fund

Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women
Promotes philanthropy by and for woman. The goal of the fund is to invest in the lives of women in our communities in order to promote self-sustained efficiency. Established by Melissa Jusianec.

Allegany Nordic Fund
Supports enhancement of cross-country skiing on the Art Roscoe Trails of the Allegany State Park. Established by Allegany Nordic, a group of regional cross country skiing enthusiasts.

ARVTAllegheny River Valley Trail Fund
Supports the Allegheny River Valley Trail. Established by citizens who spearheaded the construction of the trail, it was the first fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.

Beautification Fund for Olean Community
Supports projects to improve and enhance the beauty of the Olean area. Established by Mildred Milliman.

Caneadea Dam at Rushford Lake Fund
Supports projects to preserve and protect the Caneadea Dam as well as promote public education and awareness of the structure at Rushford Lake.

Cattaraugus County Law Enforcement Fund
Provides additional support to law enforcement personnel for training, equipment and other needs, especially for the SRT, and for community relations through activities such as the Santa Sheriff Program. Established by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Department.

Cattaraugus County Law Enforcement Project Lifesaver Fund
Helps purchase monitoring equipment which will provide a timely response to save lives and reduce potential injury for adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer’s, autism and other related conditions in Cattaraugus County. Established by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Department.

CCSO K9 Fund
To provide support for the Cattaraugus County K9 Team. The fund will be used to pay for equipment, publications and training related to crime prevention and law enforcement associated with the Cattaraugus County K9 Team.

Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition Fund
Supports suicide prevention initiatives and projects in Cattaraugus County. Established by the Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition.

Christmas in Allegany
To provide grants to enhance the Village of Allegany during the holiday season with decorations and programming.

Citizens Advocating Memorial Preservation (CAMP) Fund
Supports the mission of CAMP with any funds raised and not disbursed to that purpose to be used to support the preservation of other historically relevant memorials. Established by the CAMP committee.

Continental 1 Corridor Fund
Supports awareness and advocacy initiatives that will bring safe and faster travel by completing a four-lane U.S. Route 219 infrastructure, in turn strengthening and sustaining communities in the Route 219 corridor. Established by Continental 1.

Cuba Lake Area Young Sailors’ Fund
Helps fund instruction and the acquisition of materials, supplies and equipment needed for sailing. Established by the Cuba Lake Yacht Club.

Dictionary Fund
Supports the Dictionaries for Kids project which provides Cattaraugus County third graders with dictionaries each year. Established by Dahmen Brown and Mary Gallagher.

Ellicottville Great Valley Trail Fund
Supports the development of the Ellicottville Great Valley Recreational Trail. Established by citizens of the Ellicottville and Great Valley area. For more information visit www.facebook.com/EVLtrail

First National/Manufacturers Hanover Historical Preservation Society
The First National/Manufacturers Hanover Historical Preservation Society was organized to promote and facilitate the preservation, restoration and re-use of the First National/Manufacturers Hanover building located in the Olean Historic District at 101 N. Union St. Olean, NY 14760. This fund shall be used until completion or developer possession of the building. Any remaining funds will be used for alternative City of Olean civic projects.

Paula Flint Fund for the Performing Arts
Supports the performing arts and the promotion of the performing arts. Established in memory of Paula Flint by her sister, Kathy Kinnaird.

Gus Mackey – Olean City School District Foundation
Supports the annual Gus Macker Tournament and fundraising activities. Fundraising proceeds are split between the Olean City School Foundation and the Olean High School Sports Boosters for projects funded by each.

Higgins Memorial Golf Tournament Fund
Grants benefit local charities as determined by the Higgins Memorial Committee. Established by Higgins Memorial Golf Tournament committee members. For more information, visit www.higginsmemorial.org

Horse Resource Fund
Provides financial assistance to those fostering horses in rescue situations. For more information on Horse Resource, visit www.horse-resource.org.

Jamie’s Fund
Provides financial assistance to Holiday Valley snowsports instructors seeking to improve their skills by attending Professional Snowsports Instructors of America training events. Established in memory of Jamie Grzankowski by Robert Shane.

Kallie’s Krusade Fund
Named in memory of Kallie Swan, who battled Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, this fund will help bring financial relief and support to families from Western New York and vicinity who are dealing with pediatric cancer or other childhood illnesses.

F. Donald Kenney Fund
Supports the Southern Tier Biennial juried art show, accompanying solo exhibits and professional and artistic development workshops and lectures. Established through the estate of F. Donald Kenney.

Kids and Cancer Benefit Fund
Provides aid to patients, particularly children, with any form of cancer or other life-threatening illness. Established by the Kids and Cancer Committee. For more information visit www.kidsandcancerbenefitrun.com or find them on Facebook.

Daniel “Tiger” Krick Junior Golf Program Fund
Assists young golfers through scholarships to join the Bartlett Country Club for the summer to improve their game. Established anonymously.

Meals on Wheels of Cattaraugus County/Friends of Aging Fund
Supports the Meals on Wheels and Friends of Aging programs of Cattaraugus County. Established by the Cattaraugus County Department of Aging.

Mountain Sports Fund
Provides scholarship aid for amateur skiers to attend training camps. Established by Gary Talcott.

John Muir Book Fund
Supports the maintenance and preservation of the John Muir book collection at the Portville Free Library. Established by community leaders in the Portville area.

Olean Parks Beautification Fund
Supports projects to beautify and enhance parks in the City of Olean. Established by Erick and Marianne Laine.

Olean Professional Firefighters Fireworks Fund
Supports the annual Fourth of July celebration fireworks and related events organized by City of Olean firefighters. Established by Local 1796, International Association of Firefighters. For more information visit www.oleanfireworks.org.

Olean Rotary Club Community Improvement Fund
Supports bringing historic “silent policeman” monument to Lincoln Park and Lincoln Park gazebo repairs and renovations. Established by the Olean Rotary Club.

Ross A. Peters Memorial Fund
Supports various charitable causes. The fund’s first grants will be made to the Make A Wish Foundation. Established in memory of Ross A. Peters by his family members.

The Pink Pumpkin Project Fund
Supports women and men in a 30-40 mile radius of the Olean area battling breast cancer during treatment through moral support as well as assist deserving and needy individuals with co-pays for medical treatment or related expenses such as travel to medical appointments, prosthetics or help with paying bills due to the burden of other medical costs.

Otto-Eldred Education Foundation Fund
The Otto-Eldred Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization established for charitable and educational purposes to receive and allocate resources that serve to promote and complement scholastic excellence by expanding learning opportunities, by maximizing student and staff potential, and by advancing the fine work already underway in the Otto-Eldred public schools.

Santa Claus Lane Fund
Supports the Santa Claus Lane program for the City of Olean. Established by the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce.

Santa Sheriff Fund
Supports holiday gifts for disadvantaged families in Cattaraugus County. Gifts are purchased and distributed by the Sheriff’s department.

Southern Tier Hurricane Relief Fund
A pass-through fund following the wake of Hurricane Harvey, this fund will help with fundraising efforts in order to provide direct relief to those affected by the storm. Funds are intended to be donated to organizations aiding the relief effort like All Hands Volunteers and The Jesse Tree .

Southern Tier Military Support Group Fund
Provides aid to military personnel and their families through the operations of the Southern Tier Military Support Group.

Special Response Team Fund
Helps provide equipment and training for the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s department to support better public safety and crime prevention

STAB It Foundation Fund
Grants benefit organizations providing prevention programs and/or treatment of substance abuse. Established by Tonya Previglian.

Suicide Prevention Coalition Fund
Used to support suicide prevention initiatives and programs in Cattaraugus County.

Beth Todd Memorial Fund
Provides grants to support cancer patients in need with various services such as co-pays, transportation costs or prosthetics. Established by her husband, Greg Todd.

Visual Arts Alliance Endowment Fund
Supports the visual arts through various means including annual shows, open studios and tours, and art programs in the schools. Established anonymously.

Wing Ski Club Endowment Fund
Supports local amateur youth ski racing programs, primarily through the Holiday Valley Training Center. Established by the Wing Ski Club.

WildlifeSquirrelsWoodland in the City Endowment Fund
Supports the squirrel sculpture project in the City of Olean and in the future will support the Olean Historical and Preservation Society and plans for a children’s museum. Established by Amy Sherburne.

Louis Zamperini Tribute Fund
Established by community members for the purchase and placement of a granite marker in honor of Olean-native, Olympian and WWII hero Louis Zamperini.

Kaleigh Wilday Endowment Fund
Supports local charities that support youth development and education or programs for youth, with grants awarded on or around November 10, Kaleigh’s birthday. An annual grant is also given to Jamestown Community College for scholarship aid to a graduate of Cuba-Rushford High School. Established by Skip and Greta Wilday as a memorial to their daughter.