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JOHNSTOWN -- This is a very special year for the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies; we’re celebrating our 25th anniversary. One of the most important things that CFA does is to help donors make the most of their charitable giving,…

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New Loan Partnership

SOMERSET -- The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Somerset County Economic Development Council (SCEDC), aimed at providing additional funding for qualified loan proposals in Somerset County. Currently, the EDC offers loans through…

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Looking for a Grant?

JOHNSTOWN -- Grant seekers, here is a unique opportunity to apply for a grant through The National Road Heritage Corridor. They’ve recently announced to the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies an imminent ‘mini-grant opportunity’ for nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and friends…

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What’s Your Idea Worth?

What’s Your Idea Worth? JOHNSTOWN -- This May it’s the Makers Premier and PITTch Fest, two events, and a lot of fun. It’s the second year for the celebration of the region’s entrepreneurs and artisans. The Community Foundation for the…

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Lady Dirtbags

JOHNSTOWN -- The team's name, ‘Lady DirtBags,’ is not an accurate description of the girls who play on it, but it automatically catches your attention. “We have an amazing environment for these girls that reinforce how having a positive attitude…

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Spring 2015 Grants

JOHNSTOWN -- For the Spring 2015 grant round, on behalf of its donors, the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies’ Distribution Committee has awarded $132,405 in grant funding. A wide range of projects has been supported, from a food backpack program…

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Fund to Aid Victims

JOHNSTOWN -- Allison Vaughn was tragically killed on March 31, 2015. Her co-workers started a fund at the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies in her memory to raise awareness about domestic violence. “We have over 500 funds here at the Foundation,”…

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Celebration Continues!

JOHNSTOWN -- The Project Party may be over, but the celebration lives on. Lift Johnstown’s 4th Project Party was the biggest celebration to date. About 80 nonprofits were registered at the event, and more than 450 people showed up to look…

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‘Egg-stra’ Special Smiles

SOMERSET -- SOS Secret Santa in Somerset County, a fund within the Community Foundation, gave out 500 filled Easter Eggs during the month of April. The group performs random acts of kindness each month in Somerset and surrounding communities. The…

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Cuvée Wine Dinner

WESTMORELAND -- Join us on Friday, April 24, 2015, at 6 p.m. as Green Gables Restaurant presents the inaugural Cuvée Community Wine Dinner, an event to benefit the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies and the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County. Steve…

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