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ACRP Grant Sustains Thrift Store & More

“It gives them a reason to shower in the morning, and to get out. It gives them a purpose. And I think it’s really important, especially for people in the mental health community or people who have been incarcerated and are looking for a second chance.”
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Can You Hear Me Now?

BEDFORD COUNTY---Hearing the performances will no longer be an issue for guests who attend plays at the Garner Theater at Old Bedford Village. That’s thanks to a $1,200 grant through the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies that allowed for the…

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Making Makers of the Future

CAMBRIA COUNTY---Did you ever think about creating or inventing something? Or do you have an idea for a new business? If you do, then PittLIVE is the place where you can put your imagination to the test and the sky…

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CFA Awards Nearly $130,000 in Grants

BEDFORD, CAMBRIA, SOMERSET--- The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is pleased to announce that it has recently awarded 60 applicants with grants totaling $126,382. This year’s Spring grant round received 93 applications requesting nearly $500,000 in grants to support projects…

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Making Waves

CAMBRIA/SOMERSET COUNTY--- A program geared towards making a difference in teenagers’ lives along with cleaning up the environment is making waves in the film community. Ian Smith, program coordinator of First Waves, said they have finished editing the movie that…

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Walking in a Child’s Shoes

BEDFORD, CAMBRIA, SOMERSET -- “A mom told me that her kids were so touched that individuals they don’t know cared about them and their needs,” said Kara Ketley, Director of United Methodist Human Services. “That’s why we do this.” Project…

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CFA Awards Nearly $200,000 in Grants

JOHNSTOWN -- The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is pleased to announce this fall’s grant recipients in Cambria, Somerset, Bedford, and Indiana counties. CFA is committed to building community vitality throughout the Alleghenies, in partnership with our local nonprofit organizations.…

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Paddling the Gap

JOHNSTOWN -- “The Kiski-Conemaugh Water Trail is one of our region’s best kept recreation secrets,” said Laura Hawkins, Greenway Coordinator for the Conemaugh Valley Conservancy. That water trail is currently nominated for River of the Year. But prior to its…

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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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