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Therapeutic Gardening Project Kicks Off

This week, Cambria Care Center and St. Francis University introduced a program that has been in the works for months, and it's bringing university students and seniors together. St. Francis received a grant for the therapeutic gardening project from the…

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CFA Welcomes Applications for 2019 YPI

Community Foundation Seeks Youth Philanthropy Interns for Summer 2019 The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies encourages current high school seniors from Bedford, Cambria, Somerset, and Indiana counties (with a passion for community involvement, public relations, and current events) to apply for the…

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YPI Radio Documentaries

Youth Philanthropy Interns with Community Foundation for the Alleghenies released radio documentaries of their experiences learning about operating and funding nonprofits. Interns spend eight weeks exploring civic engagement and community building by meeting with nonprofit organizers, local business leaders, elected…

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Summer Interns Impact Arts & Unity

After four weeks of researching their communities, the CFA's 2018 Youth Philanthropy Interns have chosen two areas of interest that they would like to impact: access to all art forms for young people, and a need to build regional unity through community connections.
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Welcome 2018 Youth Philanthropy Interns!

The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is pleased to welcome the 2018 class of interns for the sixth year of the Youth Philanthropy Internship program. During the eight week program, interns will craft radio documentaries highlighting local interests, assemble a…

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YPIs Distribute $50k in Grants

Three Johnstown-based projects will share $50,000 in funding distributed by Youth Philanthropy Interns with the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies. Interns are local, college-bound, high school graduates. They spent 8 weeks with the Community Foundation this summer, getting a first-hand…

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