The Allegany County Area Foundation Names New Director

The Allegany County Area Foundation Names New Director

Bruce Campbell of Houghton, NY has accepted the position as the new Executive Director of the Allegany County Area Foundation. Campbell replaces Denis Dahlgren who has moved to the Syracuse area to be closer to his family. Bruce has been a resident of the area for 27 years. His wife Denise works as a pre-k […]

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Pramod Rao – ACAF Guest Speaker

Pramod Rao was the guest speaker at the Allegany County Area Foundation Dollars for Scholars Program this past May. He attended the Alfred-Almond High School. Currently he is attending SUNY University at Buffalo. This year he had received the Belva A. Waite Scholarship. Our scholarship applicants (for the 2019-2020 academic year) may begin working on […]

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Shirley J. Weatherly

Shirley J. Weatherly Memorial Grant Fund

Trudy Capitani was instrumental in creating the Shirley J. Weatherly Memorial Grant Fund.  This fund will provide financial support for students with a physical disability graduating from the Cuba-Rushford High School. The Shirley J. Weatherly Memorial Grant Application is available online or applicants may contact:  director@alleganycountyareafoundation.org. Shirley J. Weatherly passed away in 2017 in Horseheads, […]

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Richburg-Wirt Historical Society – August 2018 #2

Richburg-Wirt Historical Society Receives Bartoo Grant

The Allegany County Area Foundation, recently presented a check for $4,381.96 to the Richburg-Wirt Historical Society (RWHS). This money comes from the earnings of the Richburg-Wirt Historical Society Endowment Fund which is held and managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation. This fund was created by the estate of Beatrice S. Bartoo. It was the […]

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Village of Andover #2 – June 2018

The Conrad and Kathryn Church Landscaping Fund Benefits the Village of Andover

The Village of Andover recently received a grant check for $4,640.82 from the Conrad and Kathryn Church Landscaping Endowment Fund which is managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation. This grant money will be used for tree pruning in the village of Andover. In 2001, the Village of Andover received a gift of some 400 trees of various species […]

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