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Meet the 2019 Youth Philanthropy Interns

Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA) is pleased to welcome the 2019 class of interns for the seventh year of the Youth Philanthropy Internship (YPI) program. During the seven-week program, interns will create radio documentaries highlighting local interests, produce a…

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CFA Boosts Capacity, Prepares for Significant Growth

Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA) has added and restructured staff to build a stronger foundation, poised to grow. In addition to managing an increasing number of donor funds, the Foundation is working to infuse larger investments into the community,…

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Walk of Hope Raises More Than Ever

The fourth annual Johnstown Walk of Hope is shaping up to be its strongest year yet. So far, donations from the June 1 event have far outpaced past years, with more than $55,000 raised. The first three years brought in…

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Interns Announce New Funding Opportunities

For the fifth year, the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is hosting two teams of Youth Philanthropy Interns. Over the past four weeks, they have been busy assessing community needs through research, site visits, and interviews. In doing so, they…

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YPI Class of 2017

The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is proud to announce its newest summer interns for the 2017 Youth Philanthropy Internship. As of this year, the program has been operational for half a decade thanks to the generous patronage of The…

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DEP Partnership Reviving Landscape

Eric Cavazza, Director of the Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation, addressed CFA Board members at their February 1 meeting, where he shared progress reports on a number of cleanups happening throughout Bedford, Cambria, and Somerset counties. These projects are happening right in our backyards - and they're working.
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Grant Boosts Learning in Meyersdale

There’s a new energy in Meyersdale Public Schools, where student engagement is on the rise. That’s because a new after-school program gives students real-world experiences that make learning more meaningful - and more fun. Curriculum Director Tim Kretchman makes a…

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Community Foundation Wins $5,000 from NRG Energy

After a week of fiercely competitive online voting, the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies won third place in a competition sponsored by NRG Energy, taking home $5,000. The award money will go toward developing the September 11 National Memorial Trail.…

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2016 Fall Grant Distribution

The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is pleased to announce its Fall Grant Distributions. In total, the CFA awarded nearly $170,000 to 63 organizations throughout Bedford, Cambria, Indiana, and Somerset counties. The organizations we support are nonprofit community builders, engaged in…

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