Allegany County Area Foundation Announces June 2021 Grant Awards


ACAF Grants Support Students, Libraries, Friendship Historians

(June 2021) The Allegany County Area Foundation approved grants to several local organizations at its June meeting. The recipients are:

Family Service Society (FSS) received $550 for a student field trip. FSS runs mentoring programs at three schools in Allegany County and has received ACAF grant support for several years.

Whitesville Public Library was awarded $500 for a special event to kick off their summer programming.

Angelica Free Library received $500 toward masonry repair and restoration on its historic building.

The Town of Friendship was awarded $450 for the town historian to purchase additional copies of the 2015 Bicentennial book, and to have the original transferred to digital media for future use.

The YMCA of Wellsville was awarded $1500 to purchase one-year memberships for 60 local youth.

All these grants were provided through the ACAF’s Allegany Fund, with the YMCA grant also receiving support from the Foundation’s Thomas F. & Laura L. Moogan Family Fund and Norbert Shear Memorial Fund.

Founded in 1983, and with an endowment of $12M, the Allegany County Area Foundation supports the community through over 50 endowed scholarship and grant funds, including those mentioned above. To establish a fund, or to contribute to an existing fund, please contact ACAF at 6087 State Route 19, Belmont, NY 14813 or contact executive director Bruce Campbell at 585-296-5616 or

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