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Now Hiring: Executive Assistant

Want a job where you are able to help make an impact on our community? CFA is currently seeking applicants for the position of Executive Assistant. This role provides administrative support in our office, like scheduling meetings, handling incoming and…

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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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CFA is Hiring! Are YOU Our Next Donor Services Administrator?

The Community Foundation is currently seeking applicants for the position of Donor Services Administrator.  This role has two distinct responsibilities. First, they are the primary lead on entering gifts into our database and creating weekly acknowledgement letters for donors. Second,…

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Two Fund Holders Honored by Somerset Chamber

Two Community Foundation fund holders were recently honored with Somerset County Chamber of Commerce SoCo Awards. Pennsylvania State Trooper Branden Snyder, of the Somerset County Shop With a Cop Fund, and Ian Mapes, of the SoCo Farmers' Market Fund, were…

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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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R. John Dawes Clean Water Fund Established

The Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds (FPW), in partnership with CFA, is pleased to announce the R. John Dawes Clean Water Fund, celebrating the significant contributions John Dawes has made to build a strong, thriving, and effective organization to protect Pennsylvania’s…

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