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Cooking Up Some Love

JOHNSTOWN -- “Remember, people who are down and out sometimes can’t help where they are,” said Joan Bost. “We need to give compassion and love to everyone.” That is what Joan Bost reminds people when she’s out soliciting money for…

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Tubapalooza

JOHNSTOWN -- The community came together September 6, 2015, for a little fun in the sun to support and raise money for the Allison N. Vaughn Memorial Fund. The fund is set up through the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies…

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Surfs Up

JOHNSTOWN -- A new program has paddled its way into the Johnstown region thanks to a grant through the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies’ Community Initiatives Fund. It’s changing lives and challenging teens to surf into uncharted territory. First Waves,…

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Making Connections

JOHNSTOWN -- The Community Foundation’s 25th Anniversary celebration went off without a hitch. More than 425 people from Bedford, Cambria, and Somerset counties attended. The event was geared towards thanking the community for its support over the years and to show…

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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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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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Inspiring Others To Give

JOHNSTOWN -- Cuddles for Kids, a nonprofit charity through the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, announced its winner for its 10th Anniversary t-shirt design. “I was really happy I was able to do this for a good cause,” said Anthony Laiuvara,…

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