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Blooms of Hope – Somerset County

In the bleak midwinter there is a ray of sunshine-the Somerset County annual Blooms of Hope daffodil fundraiser. This year marks the 10th annual Blooms of Hope campaign in which residents can purchase potted daffodil plants, cut daffodils or give…

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Bette Slayton, New Board Member

Bette Slayton, New Board Member Passionate, tenacious, and energetic–three words that can best be used to define Bette Slayton, the president and CEO of the Bedford County Development Association (BCDA). The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA) announced that Bette…

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Honoring Sally’s Legacy

Honoring Sally's Legacy New Legacy Fund at CFA Supports Efforts that Brighten Lives Like time signatures in the hymns she loved, Sara “Sally” Goughnour built a meaningful life around rhythms—traditions that made even the smallest moments precious to all who…

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Alex Bear Fund

Alex Bear Fund Helping Families Deal With GriefWhat should have been a joyful appointment turned into a nightmare for Alexis and Josh Capouellez.The 20-week ultrasound would tell them the gender of the child they were expecting. Joy was replaced by…

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CFA Awards Fall 2022 Grants

CFA Awards Fall 2022 Grants The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA) has announced $314,935 in Fall 2022 grant awards for 90 nonprofit organizations that serve Bedford, Cambria, Indiana, and Somerset counties. This grant round is one of the Foundation’s…

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Grants Awarded

Fiscal Year 2022 Grants Awarded The Community Foundation supports the work of nonprofits through grants to organizations directly from our donors and competitive grantmaking in Bedford, Cambria, Somerset, and Indiana counties. To find out more, including information about how and…

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2022 Summerfest $10,000 Name Board Winners

This Year's $10,000 Name Board Winners Announced Congratulations to this year's $10,000 Name Board Winners: $10,000: Mike McCoy $1,000: Todd Ramos $1,000: Viginia Simala $1,000: Adrienne Branas $1,000: Russ & Sue Kiel $500: Rebecca Squillario $500: Holly Maul $100: Matt…

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Founders’ Day 2022

Founders' Day: Moving Our Community Forward Founders' Day 2022, with guest speaker City of Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace, celebrates donors and community partners The Community Foundation highlighted regionwide projects and progress—made possible by more than 6,000 donors over the past…

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Re-imagining Our Region’s Future

Broad-Reaching Branding Initiative to Help Build a Brighter Future for Residents and Businesses Community Foundation donors provided funding and support for an initiative led by Visit Johnstown to help our community determine what it wants to be known for. After…

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