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A Message to the Community

Because of people like you—people who care deeply about our region—we were ready and equipped to help our community. What's your best wish for our region? This year, we were so grateful for the opportunity to celebrate 30 years of…

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CFA Special Initiatives: Changing Lives

Early Childhood Education and Community Initiatives CFA launched the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Fund as a special initiative in 2019, with the aim of increasing access to quality early childhood education across the region. Research shows that quality early learning…

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Growing in Bedford and Somerset Counties

Caring for Our Communities Community funds managed under CFA’s umbrella create a special opportunity: They allow for localized, collective philanthropy so individuals can make a difference in their communities forever. Both the Bedford County Community Fund and the Somerset County…

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Close to Their Heart

A Legacy of Giving CFA's Legacy Society honors people who care enough about our community to support it forever. Becoming a member is simple: include Community Foundation for the Alleghenies as a beneficiary of a gift from your estate and…

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Grassroots Success: Helping Hungry Children

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VIDEO: Blight Elimination in Johnstown

Over the past two years, Community Foundation for the Alleghenies and Foundation donors have invested more than $1.3 million toward blight eradication in the Johnstown areas, and this includes support for leveling, seeding, and, at higher-visibility sites, installing wooden fencing…

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Still Making a Difference

The family of former Tribune-Democrat reporter Ronald Fisher, The Tribune-Democrat, and CFA established a fund to honor Ron’s memory and passion for his hometown by providing local students with educational opportunities related to African American history. Ron was recognized across…

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30 Years of Impact

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Revitalizing Neighborhoods

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