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Area graduates receive CRCF-managed nursing scholarships
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 11:25 am
Three recent area graduates received scholarship awards managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation to pursue degrees in the nursing field.
Eight Franklinville graduates receive CRCF-managed scholarship awards
Fri, Jul 1st 2022 09:00 am
Eight recent Ten Broeck Academy/Franklinville Central School graduates recently received scholarship awards managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Two receive Laurie Anzivine Memorial Scholarship at CRCF
Wed, Jun 29th 2022 11:30 am
Two recent area graduates received this year's Laurie Anzivine Memorial Scholarship awards, managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Area graduates receive business-related CRCF scholarship awards
Tue, Jun 28th 2022 03:00 pm
Nine recent area graduates received scholarship managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation for students pursuing a degree in business-related areas of study.
CRCF opens Cattaraugus Gives registration to area nonprofits
Mon, Jun 27th 2022 03:00 pm
Cattaraugus Gives will return again this year on Tuesday, November 29, under the leadership of the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation for its sixth installment.
$20,000 in CRCF grants gives boost to Heart of Olean Mural project
Fri, Jun 24th 2022 02:00 pm
The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation recently made two grants, together totaling $20,000, to the Heart of Olean Mural Project, bringing the project closer to reaching its goal of fully funding a $200,000 public arts project, led by world-renowned mural artist and Olean native Meg Saligman.
Fourteen receive Gregory Spring Perseverance Scholarship
Fri, Jun 24th 2022 01:15 pm
Fourteen recent area graduates of Cattaraugus County high schools recently received awards from the Gregory D. Spring Perseverance Scholarship Fund, an annual scholarship managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Area graduates receive Murphy, Higgins Scholarship awards
Thu, Jun 23rd 2022 02:00 pm
Four recent area graduates recently received the John J. Murphy Family Scholarship and other scholarship awards managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Leadership Cattaraugus Scholarship fund seeking donations
Wed, Jun 22nd 2022 11:00 am
The Leadership Cattaraugus Scholarship Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation is seeking donations to support aspiring business, civic and community leaders in Cattaraugus County.
Catt-Little Valley graduates receive CRCF scholarships
Wed, Jun 22nd 2022 09:00 am
Three recent Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School graduates received scholarship awards from funds managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Four receive health care-related CRCF scholarships
Tue, Jun 21st 2022 01:00 pm
Four recent area graduates recently received scholarship awards for students pursuing a degree in a health care-related field of study, managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Drs. Ashok and Yogi Kothari to be honored as Friends of the Foundation
Mon, Jun 20th 2022 10:00 am
An integral part of any friendship is a willingness to help one another. Time and time again Dr. Ashok and Dr. Yogini Kothari have stepped up to help the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation and the community as a whole in numerous ways.
Two Otto-Eldred graduates receive CRCF-managed scholarship awards
Mon, Jun 6th 2022 12:00 pm
Two recent Otto-Eldred High School graduates recently received scholarship awards from funds established at and managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation to support graduating OEHS students.
Krahe homestead party to raise funds for Krahe Peace scholarship
Thu, Jun 2nd 2022 01:00 pm
David and Irene Krahe made their home and raised their family as a proud part of the Olean community at 123 S. 9th St. The Krahe family will celebrate in the house where they were raised one last time Saturday, June 25 during Olean High School's alumni weekend, with the homestead party serving as a fundraiser for the Michele Krahe Peace Olean High School Scholarship.
CRCF-hosted webinar on grant application tips set for May 24
Fri, May 13th 2022 01:00 pm
The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation will host the second installment of its Nonprofit Link and Learn Webinar series on May 24 with the session, "Grant Applications Made Easy: Tips on making your application stand out in a crowd."
Milliman Fund supports purchase of CT simulator at Milliman Radiation Center
Wed, May 11th 2022 12:00 pm
For many, a cancer diagnosis is not only the beginning of a long, difficult treatment plan, but also the beginning of a long travel schedule to seek that treatment. The purchase of a new Computed Tomography (CT) Simulator at the Mildred Milliman Radiation Medicine Center, supported by a grant from the Mildred Milliman Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, is playing a role in changing that for many in the Cattaraugus County region.
Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women announces Mother's Day Campaign
Fri, May 6th 2022 02:00 pm
Allegany County, NY, May 6, 2022 - The Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women (ACC FFW) is excited to announce its 4th annual Mother's Day campaign. After awarding three grants in 2021 and preparing to award more grants this spring (plus an expected additional round of grants to open this fall), the ACC FFW is seeking support to continue expanding its reach, since there is much more work to be done.
Preston Fund for the Elderly to support safe, affordable housing for elderly
Thu, Mar 31st 2022 08:00 am
For 40+ years, the Cattaraugus Development Corporation helped to provide safe and affordable housing for low-income families and the elderly in Cattaraugus County.
CRCF link and learn webinar series to kick off on April 6
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 10:00 am
The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation will kick off its Nonprofit Link and Learn Series, a seminar series for nonprofit education, on April 6 with "Preparing your board and new board members for satisfying and productive board service," led by Barbara Paxton, chief program officer of BoardStrong.
CRCF Community Fund grant applications due April 21
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 02:45 pm
Applications for grant funding from the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation's Community Fund are due April 21. The Community Fund makes possible two rounds of responsive, unrestricted grantmaking in May and November of every year that aim to support new projects and initiatives that respond to the changing needs of those living in Cattaraugus County.
Wolfinger Family Fund gives area school districts a boost
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 09:00 am
The Wolfinger Family Donor Advised Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation recently provided $3,450 in support to area school districts to support a number of special projects and educational programs.
Dan Daniels Fund at CRCF to support organ renovations at Basilica of St. Mary's
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 08:50 am
A fund named in memory of Dan Daniels, a long-time member of the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels, will support renovations to the church's organ, beginning with a goal of raising of $15,000.
Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women Grant Application Open
Wed, Feb 2nd 2022 03:00 pm
Announcing the open period for grant applications through the Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women (ACC-FFW).  Grant applications, for individual grants, are being accepted February 1st through March 15th, 2022. 
Dresser-Rand Employees Scholarship moved under CRCF management
Mon, Jan 24th 2022 02:30 pm
For some 60 years the Dresser-Rand Employees Scholarship has provided scholarship awards for the children of Olean-based Dresser-Rand employees to pursue a post-secondary education.
Fundraising gearing up for Franchot Park children's disc golf course
Fri, Jan 21st 2022 09:20 am
The Twin Tiers Disc Golf Association [TTDGA], inspired by the idea and efforts of group member Dave Haynes, is gearing up fundraising efforts for a 9-hole disc golf course that is designed with youth and novice players in mind. The course, being installed near Franchot's Children's Memorial Garden this summer, will also extend the garden's mission by including trees and landscape stones that memorialize children in the layout.
CRCF scholarship application process opens February 1
Tue, Jan 18th 2022 02:00 pm
The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation scholarship process will open to applications from area students on February 1.
Community Fund provides $8,000 in support to initiatives/projects at community nonprofits
Mon, Jan 17th 2022 09:00 am
Six nonprofit agencies recently received grants from the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation's Community Fund, together totaling $8,462, to support projects and initiatives that support the changing needs of Cattaraugus County residents.
Swartz Scholarship to support OHS/Walsh graduates attending Pitt-Bradford
Fri, Jan 7th 2022 08:00 am
The Lee W. and Jeremie L. Swartz Pitt-Bradford Scholarship Fund, recently established at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, will provide annual support for graduates of Olean High School or Archbishop Walsh Academy who plan to continue their education at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (PA).
Tricia Oakley named CRCF database and scholarship program manager
Tue, Dec 28th 2021 09:00 am
The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation recently named Tricia Oakley to the position of database and scholarship program manager.
Santa Sheriff program provides Christmas joy for area families
Wed, Dec 15th 2021 01:00 pm
Every year, Cattaraugus County Sheriff deputies flood the aisles of Walmart and local stores with the mission of bringing gifts and Christmas joy to needy area families. This year the Santa Sheriff program will support 71 children from 22 families in Cattaraugus County.
Kaleigh Wilday Fund supports youth causes, scholarships in Ellicottville, Cuba, more in 2021
Tue, Dec 14th 2021 07:00 am
Again this year, the annual grants made from the Kaleigh Wilday Endowment Fund include several Ellicottville-based organizations, honoring the outpouring of love and support that the Wilday family has received from the Ellicottville community since the establishment of the Kaleigh Wilday Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Fox Derwick Family Supporting Children in the Arts Fund established at CRCF
Wed, Dec 8th 2021 02:00 pm
Recently established at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, the Fox Derwick Family Supporting Children in the Arts Fund will provide children and youth in the Olean community financial support to attend classes and programs in the fine and performing arts.
Gift Tree program receives boost from Anstaett Gift Tree Fund
Tue, Dec 7th 2021 08:45 am
A $1,737 grant from the Carroll and Dolores Anstaett Gift Tree fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation will again help the Gift Tree program, administered by Interfaith Caregivers, ensure that underprivileged families in Cattaraugus County will wake to presents under the tree on Christmas morning.
76 nonprofits to raise funds during Cattaraugus Gives, November 30
Mon, Nov 22nd 2021 10:00 pm
Seventy-six nonprofits from across the Cattaraugus County region are set to participate in Cattaraugus Gives, the region's day of giving, on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at cattaraugusgives.org.
Fund established to support preservation of Olean Veterans Wall of Honor memorial
Wed, Nov 10th 2021 04:00 pm
Since Veterans Day of 2006, the Olean Veterans Wall of Honor memorial has stood in War Veterans Park as a reminder of all of the local service men and women who had sacrificed their lives in active duty.
Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women launches fundraising campaign
Wed, Nov 3rd 2021 04:00 pm
The Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women (ACC FFW) announces today the launch of its year-end fundraising campaign, including a holiday plant sale. Funds raised during this period will support the ACC FFW's grant making activities in 2022 to benefit women seeking financial assistance for long-term financial self-sufficiency.
Final major gifts help Ellicottville Skatepark meet fundraising goal
Tue, Nov 2nd 2021 04:00 pm
When skateboarding legend Tony Hawk donated his blood to be painted into 100 skateboards, he probably did not think it would play a major role in a group of Ellicottville skatepark advocates meeting a match offered by The Skatepark Project, a nonprofit that Hawk founded himself.
Redding Endowment Fund provides enrichment, supplies for local 3rd grade classes
Fri, Oct 29th 2021 01:45 pm
Thanks to the support the Redding Endowment Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, third graders at Hinsdale Central School had access to new books, STEM supplies, digital lessons and rewards when returning to school this year.
Scholarships available for Leadership Cattaraugus class of 2022
Wed, Oct 27th 2021 03:00 pm
Scholarship applications are now available for those applying for membership of the Leadership Cattaraugus Class of 2022 through the organization's scholarship fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
CRCF announces 2021 Cattaraugus Gives prizes
Tue, Oct 26th 2021 01:00 pm
With the support of area businesses and individuals, a prize package of over $17,000 will be available to nonprofits participating in Cattaraugus Gives, a day of giving for the Cattaraugus County region.