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Veggie Wheels program supports healthier community in fifth year
Tue, Oct 8th 2019 01:00 pm
The Veggie Wheels program entered its fifth year with a number of changes - new leadership, a new endowment fund, a new collaboration - but one important thing remained the same: the programs mission of supporting a healthier future for the disadvantaged in Cattaraugus County.
Fund established at CRCF to support Little Valley projects, beautification
Fri, Sep 13th 2019 11:00 am
The village of Little Valley has always remained close to Carol Gloff's heart despite moving away, and so she recently decided to establish the Little Valley Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation to help give back to the community that raised her.
Community Fund Grant applications due to CRCF October 21
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 01:00 pm
Grant applications for the next funding cycle of the Community Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation are due October 21. The Community Fund at CRCF provides grants to deserving projects and initiatives that support efforts to meet the changing needs of the community, said CRCF Executive Director Karen Niemic Buchheit.
CRCF to lead Cattaraugus Gives, online day of giving for third year
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 04:00 pm
Cattaraugus Gives, the Cattaraugus region's day of giving, led by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, will return this year on Dec. 3 to continue its growth in raising funds and awareness for nonprofits and charitable causes in the region.
Nonprofit Networking Day to provide purposeful strategies to area nonprofits
Thu, Sep 5th 2019 09:00 am
The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation's Nonprofit Networking Day will provide four different breakout sessions focused on purposeful strategies for immediate action, hosted by some of the area's top nonprofit and business professionals.
Golf Fore Heroes makes $8k grant to support wounded warriors
Tue, Sep 3rd 2019 01:00 pm
The Golf "Fore" Heroes Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation recently made possible an $8,046 grant to Wounded Warrior Project, bringing the annual golf tournament committee's efforts to a total of over $35,000 since 2015.
Five Franklinville graduates receive CRCF scholarships
Thu, Aug 29th 2019 02:00 pm
Five Ten Broeck Academy/Franklinville Central School District students received Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation-managed scholarships this year, including awards from two new scholarship funds.
Five Portville graduates receive CRCF scholarships
Wed, Aug 28th 2019 10:00 am
Five Portville Central School graduates recently received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, including three scholarships being awarded for the first time in 2019.
Ten receive Portville College Scholarships
Tue, Aug 27th 2019 01:00 pm
Ten Portville Central School graduates recently received scholarships from the Portville College Scholarships Fund, managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, together receiving $3,900.
Three Ellicottville graduates receive CRCF scholarships
Fri, Aug 23rd 2019 11:50 am
Three recent Ellicottville Central School graduates received scholarships from funds managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, together receiving $2,500.
CRCF to hold anniversary trivia contest and grant giveaway on Facebook
Thu, Aug 22nd 2019 10:00 am
Starting September 1, the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation will hold a 25-day trivia contest on its Facebook page, with the daily winners receiving a $100 grant for a nonprofit in Cattaraugus County or CRCF Fund of the winner's choice.
Allegany-Limestone students receive CRCF scholarships
Thu, Aug 22nd 2019 09:00 am
Six Allegany-Limestone Central School students recently received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, totaling $20,000.
Six OHS grads receive CRCF scholarship awards
Tue, Aug 20th 2019 02:15 pm
Six Olean High School graduates recently received scholarships from funds managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, together receiving $5,700.
OHS grads receive CRCF memorial scholarships
Mon, Aug 19th 2019 11:00 am
Six Olean High School graduates recently received scholarships from funds established in memory of former area residents and managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Mental Wellness in Cattaraugus County Fund grant applications due October 1
Fri, Aug 16th 2019 02:00 pm
Applications for 2019 grants from the Mental Wellness in Cattaraugus County Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation will be due October 1.
OHS grads receive CRCF scholarships
Wed, Aug 14th 2019 09:00 am
Seven Olean High School graduates are among those who recently received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation CEO to give keynote address at 2019 Nonprofit Networking Day
Tue, Aug 13th 2019 09:20 am
David O. Egner, CEO and president of the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation, will deliver the keynote address at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation's ninth annual Nonprofit Networking Day on Oct. 11.
Hinsdale, Catt Little Valley grads receive CRCF Scholarships
Wed, Aug 7th 2019 02:00 pm
Five recent Hinsdale Central School and Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School graduates recently received scholarship awards from scholarship funds managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Four graduates receive CRCF scholarships for student athletes
Wed, Aug 7th 2019 02:00 pm
Four area graduates recently received scholarship awards for local student athletes from scholarship funds managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Four area students receive CRCF scholarships
Mon, Aug 5th 2019 09:00 am
Four area graduates and current college students recently received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation that support students pursuing degrees in the education/teaching and law enforcement field.
Four area students receive McGee, Smythe nursing-focused scholarships
Wed, Jul 31st 2019 10:00 am
Four area graduates and current college students recently received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation to support them in their pursuit of a nursing education.
Four area students receive Murphy scholarship
Tue, Jul 30th 2019 11:00 am
Four area high school graduates each recently received the $10,000 John J. Murphy Family Scholarship managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Six receive Gregory Spring Perseverance Scholarship
Mon, Jul 29th 2019 10:00 am
Six recent area graduates recently received the Gregory D. Spring Perseverance Scholarship, an annual scholarship managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Four receive Chautauqua Cattaraugus board of realtors scholarship
Mon, Jul 22nd 2019 11:00 am
Four aspiring business students recently received the Chautauqua Cattaraugus Board of Realtors Scholarship at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
CRCF honors Drs. Hilal, scholarship recipients, celebrates 25 years
Fri, Jul 19th 2019 11:00 am
At its 12th annual Friends of the Foundation Luncheon the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation had the opportunity to celebrate its 25th anniversary while honoring two individuals seminal to the Foundation's growth over its 25-year existence and to the community as a whole, Drs. Ahmad and Naheed Hilal, as well as the 92 students who received scholarships in 2019.
Four area graduates receive Burt Scholarship
Wed, Jul 17th 2019 11:10 am
Four recent area graduates recently received the Burt Scholarship, an annual scholarship managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Six area graduates receive Daniel McCarthy Scholarship
Thu, Jul 11th 2019 12:00 pm
Six area graduates recently received the Daniel McCarthy Scholarship, managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, to support their goals of pursuing careers in business.
Five area graduates receive Jonathan Teuscher Scholarship
Tue, Jul 9th 2019 10:00 am
Five area graduates received the Jonathan Teuscher Scholarship, a four-year scholarship managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, together receiving $12,500 over the four years of the award.
Five Otto-Eldred grads receive McCord Scholarship
Wed, Jul 3rd 2019 03:55 pm
Five Otto-Eldred High School (PA) graduates recently received the Bob and Barbara McCord Scholarship, together totaling $5,000, from the Bob and Barbara McCord Scholarship Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Area students receive scholarships to pursue health care/education-related degrees
Tue, Jul 2nd 2019 10:00 am
Four recent area graduates received scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, $2,400 in total, to pursue degrees in health care- and education-related fields.
CRCF endowments make possible over $15,000 in grants in June
Mon, Jun 24th 2019 02:00 pm
A number of area nonprofit organizations recently received support from endowment funds at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, together totaling over $15,000.
Otto-Eldred alumni, Bennett Family Scholarship awarded at OEHS
Fri, Jun 21st 2019 02:00 pm
Two recent Otto-Eldred High School (PA) graduates recently received awards from scholarship funds that benefit OEHS graduates managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
August 2 Bartlett Pro-Am to again benefit Two Joes Scholarship
Fri, Jun 14th 2019 12:00 pm
The Bartlett Pro-Am tournament is known for bringing some of the area's best golfers together in competition, but the tournament now has a second important mission - supporting area students pursuing an education in business.
Community Fund grant to support playground renovation at YMCA child care center
Mon, Jun 3rd 2019 02:00 pm
The playground at the YMCA's Olean Early Learning and Child Care Center will receive a facelift this summer, thanks in part to a $2,000 grant from the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation's Community Fund. The Olean Early Learning and Child Care Center's original building, which provides care for over 100 families each year, was built in 1991, and the playground equipment at the facility is, according to YMCA officials, in need of replacement.
CRCF to honor Drs. Hilal and 2019 scholarship recipients, celebrate 25 years
Wed, May 29th 2019 09:50 am
Drs. Ahmad and Naheed Hilal have left an indelible mark on the Olean community with their contributions to medicine, education, philanthropy and community service. In recognition of the wide impact they both have had on the community, the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation will honor Drs. Ahmad and Naheed Hilal as the 2019 Friends of the Foundation.
Susan Fiske hired as CRCF accounting and finance manager
Wed, May 22nd 2019 11:00 am
The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation recently hired Susan Fiske as full-time accounting and finance manager. Fiske holds a diverse background in nonprofit and foundation accounting. She has both served as an accountant for foundations and audited foundations as a Certified Public Accountant.
Ellicottville Skate Park Fund established at CRCF
Mon, May 20th 2019 08:00 pm
Chris Perks grew up skateboarding in a town that did not have a dedicated skate park. "We were always looking for places to skate," Perks recalled. "We usually ended up skating in parking lots or in the street; of course that created some friction between us and the local businesses and law enforcement. As often as we could, we would drive out of town - usually to Jamestown, but sometimes as far away as Rochester or Pittsburgh or Ohio - to skate indoor/outdoor parks."
CRCF grant-supported Franklinville author finds success
Fri, May 17th 2019 02:15 pm
Karen Zale was given the opportunity to tell an important story through "The Write Stuff" program at Franklinville's Blount Library. That story was about her father, a World War II vet who survived the torture of being a prisoner of war and, later, the torture of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. That story became The Will To Survive 433, which Zale self-published.
Jackie Nelson named CRCF database and donor services manager
Fri, May 3rd 2019 10:00 am
The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation recently named Jackie Nelson full-time database manager and donor services manager.
Redding Endowment Fund receives support from the Golden state
Tue, Apr 23rd 2019 01:00 pm
When the Redding family of Hinsdale decided to establish a fund to support third grade classrooms in Hinsdale and Olean as well as the Hinsdale Volunteer Fire Department, they did so quietly. But that did not stop word from spreading as far as California - to a third-grade teacher from Hinsdale who retired to the Bay area.