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Honoring the Past

A group of dedicated volunteers is helping to keep history alive in the heart of Cambria County–and now they’ve started a fund at the Community Foundation to assist their efforts.Since 2000, the Nant-y-Glo Tri-Area Museum and Historical Society has been…

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More Than $425,000 in Funding Allocations

The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is pleased to announce more than $225,000 in funding for its Spring 2024 grant recipients, plus $100,000 each to be awarded to the Bedford County Endowments and the Somerset County Endowments. This marks the…

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Ron Fisher Fund Sends Local Students to Washington D.C.

The Ron Fisher African American History Educational Fund supported their first all-expenses paid trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. On March 27, 50 Greater Johnstown High School students, who are currently studying…

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Paying it Forward for Grant and Vindy

Grant and Vindy. Chances are, if you live in Johnstown, you know their names. When Tyler and Katey Skovensky’s Westmont home caught fire on July 26, 2023, they suffered a devastating loss -- two of their four children died, 22-year-old…

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New Scholarship Fund Honors Longtime VCI Director

A new scholarship administered by the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies will not only support veterans and their family members, but will also honor a longtime local leader who has been a fierce advocate for veterans. The Thomas Caulfield Veterans…

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Today Is A Good Day For Johnstown

“Today is a good day for Johnstown,” said Mike Kane, president of the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA). Collaborators and leaders from the city of Johnstown, JARI, The University of Pittsburgh (UPJ) at Johnstown, Pittsburgh Gateways, and local elected…

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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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