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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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Funding Opportunity

Please join the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies’ 2015 class of Youth Philanthropy Interns for a funding announcement on Wednesday, July 15, at 12 noon at the gazebo in Central Park, Downtown Johnstown, Pa. The interns have been assessing community…

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Honoring a War Hero

JOHNSTOWN -- Lt. Col. Boyd “Buzz” Wagner was the first Ace of World War II from the Johnstown area and earned several distinguished flying medals and honors before he was killed in a training exercise in 1942. Members of the local…

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A Passion for Caring

JOHNSTOWN -- The Elizabeth L. Brawley Nursing Scholarship Fund awarded two high school students with nursing scholarships in June. It was the first time the fund was able to give the scholarships and for one family, it was more than…

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Meet CFA’s 2015 Interns

JOHNSTOWN -- The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is excited to welcome a new group of interns for the third consecutive year of the Youth Philanthropy Internship program. Led by senior interns Ryan King and Mikella Buncich, this group of…

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CFA is Granting $10,000

  JOHNSTOWN -- The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies announced Thursday that it will be granting $10,000 in honor of its 25th Anniversary. “We chose this idea of $10,000 to signify our 25th Anniversary because it’s never been done before,”…

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Park to Honor First Responders

JOHNSTOWN -- A fund has been set up to create a park in honor of fallen West End paramedic Janice Keen-Livingston, and first responders for generations to come. Members of West End Ambulance along with Officers from Johnstown Police and…

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Did you receive a CFA Grant?

JOHNSTOWN -- The Community Foundation publicizes grants and grant stories through media relations, social media, publications, and our website. We encourage you to share success stories and photos so we can promote partnerships to make the Alleghenies a better place.…

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Wine Auction Success

JOHNSTOWN -- The numbers are in and this year’s 7th Annual Charity Wine Auction brought in more than $38,000. The money will benefit both the United Way and the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, with each receiving about $19,000. Proceeds…

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