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Your End-of-Year Giving Guide

Hurry to enjoy tax benefits for your philanthropy this year With the end of the year fast approaching, you may be considering making a gift to the Community Foundation. It’s a critical time to give generously to support our communities…

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FY2022 Annual Report

President's Message Everyone's engagement makes our community better—we see it every day. Read More Fiscal Year 2022 Financials Prioritizing Transparency The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies maintains the highest rank for transparency through GuideStar by Candid, and transparency is central…

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Supporting Nonprofits in Bedford County

The Community Foundation's Spring 2022 Grant Awards Distributed in Bedford County CFA recently announced $201,949 in Spring 2022 Grant awards, which support a broad spectrum of local efforts, from community building projects to those that address health and human services…

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About CFA’s Volunteer Scholarship Review Committee

Fulfilling Our Scholarship Donors' Wishes About CFA's Scholarship Review Process May is graduation season, and for us, this means scholarships! We administer more than 250 scholarship funds annually for all types of students. Have you ever wondered about how these…

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CFA Announces Spring 2022 Grants

CFA Awards More Than $200K in Spring Grants This May, CFA announced $201,949 in Spring 2022 Grant awards to support nonprofits across the region, including a $5,000 grant to help local high school students repair 11 little libraries that serve…

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CFA Again Earns Recognition for Transparency

CFA Earns 2022 Platinum Seal of Transparency We are proud to announce that the Community Foundation has again been recognized with a 2022 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest rank for transparency through GuideStar by Candid, a nationally established source…

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ECE Grantee Earns National Accreditation

Because of the grant from the Community Foundation, we can continue to make continuous improvement plans to keep up to date with the latest information to benefit our children and parents, helping us serve two generations at one time." Mom’s…

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Charitable Giving: Donor Advised Funds

Why Are Donor Advised Funds Catching Attention? Donors are drawn toward potential growth (and tax savings) for charitable contributions For nearly 90 years, charitably-minded individuals and families have established Donor Advised Funds to help carry out their philanthropic wishes. Employment…

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‘He Gave It His Heart And Soul”

Former Student Honors Beloved United English Teacher With little interest in English or writing, Ian Kordish-Murdick didn’t expect much from his first class of the day when he started his freshman year of high school. Longtime English teacher Richard “Ric”…

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