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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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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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EITC Participation Means a Win for Local Kids

Somerset County insurance agency provides support for 10th year in a row For the past decade, BDH/Konhaus LLC, a Meyersdale-based insurance agency, has employed Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program to save on taxes and make a difference for…

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CFA Awards Fall 2021 Grants

CFA Awards Nearly $300K in Fall 2021 Grants Around the Region At press conferences in Cambria, Bedford, and Somerset counties, CFA announced Fall 2021 Grant awards to 77 projects across the region, totaling $292,716 in funding for local nonprofits. This…

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Maintaining the Stonycreek

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How Endowments Work (and Grow!)

The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies was created to benefit our community every day, forever. Individuals who create funds with us can experience peace of mind knowing that their funds are in a permanent and secure place. The Community Foundation…

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