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YPI Grants Awarded

JOHNSTOWN -- The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies’ 2015 Youth Philanthropy Interns announced on Thursday afternoon (August 13, 2015) that they awarded three grants in the amounts of $25,000, $20,000, and $5,000. Kylee Farabaugh, David Saylor, Hayden Spangler, Tabitha Weaver,…

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This Fund is Personal

By Danielle Krout-Kaza EBENSBURG -- Did you ever want to help or give back to your community but didn’t know how or even where to start? This was the big dilemma my husband Ryan had been facing. The solution turned…

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Improving Education

HOLLSOPPLE -- It’s been five years in the making and finally, the new addition at the Johnstown Christian School are one step closer to being complete. “It’s been a lot of hard work,” said Dr. Kathy Keafer, Johnstown Christian School…

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Creative Master

JOHNSTOWN -- The first Creator Square ‘Creative Master’ has been selected for residency at Bottleworks Art Center. Metalsmith and jeweler Alyssa Feather was chosen as the first artisan for an innovative new artist community program in Johnstown. Her residency, initiated…

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Interns to Award Grants

JOHNSTOWN -- The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies’ Youth Philanthropy Interns have released two Requests for Proposals – each of which will award up to $25,000. The interns have been assessing community needs through research, site visits, and interviews and…

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Thank You!

JOHNSTOWN -- We can't thank everyone enough for their support in making our 25th Anniversary celebration a success. The overwhelming generosity of our sponsors and attendees is indicative of how and why the Foundation has been able to grow so…

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A New Playground

EBENSBURG -- A new playground opened up to the public on the campus of the Central Cambria School District on Monday, July 6, 2015. It’s one that every child can enjoy. Autumn’s Angels is a fund through the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies. It…

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Exposing Illegal Dumpers

WINDBER -- The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, Lift Johnstown and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful have teamed up to fight against illegal dumping sites in the area. On Tuesday, July 28, 2015 there will be an informational meeting open to the public. It…

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Teachers: Need a Grant?

JOHNSTOWN -- The FirstEnergy STEM Classroom Grants for the 2015-2016 school year are now available. The STEM-related grants are available to educators at schools and youth groups served by FirstEnergy operating companies (including Penelec) and other areas where FirstEnergy facilities.…

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The Apollo Scholarship

JOHNSTOWN -- The scholarship is part of the Apollo Award program, which each year honors one or more area physicians for their contributions to the community above and beyond their professional duties. The deadline to apply for the Apollo Scholarship…

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