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#25yearsGrowingGood Anniversary Milestone 3: Jonathan Teuscher Scholarship established as first CRCF memorial scholarship
Wed, Feb 20th 2019 12:00 pm
Jonathan Teuscher faced challenges in his 19-year life. But like the most special among us, he knew that anything could be accomplished with enthusiasm, motivation and perseverance. Teuscher was born premature and diagnosed with cerebral palsy. And yet, he never let his physical limitations hinder his pursuits. A 1998 graduate of Portville Central School, he was a member of the school's football and track teams.
Attendees feel the love at Mental Wellness-grant supported Swizzy's Cause Valentine's event
Mon, Feb 18th 2019 11:00 am
When Jessica Sweitzer, a loving mother and daughter, passed away in 2014 after struggling with bipolar disorder and depression for 10 years, her parents, Pat and Barb Sweitzer, decided to channel their grief into supporting those who may be struggling with similar mental health issues.
CRCF elects four board members
Tue, Feb 5th 2019 02:00 pm
The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation recently elected four board members, including two first-time board members and two CRCF charter board members. Beth Palumbo, Tyler Threehouse, Doug Price and Mike Kasperski were all elected to the 2019 CRCF board of directors.
Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women grant application period now open
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 04:00 pm
Alfred Station, NY, February 1, 2019 - 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, 2019. A thorough review of applications will precede an award announcement on April 30th 2019.
Jen DeLong Memorial Scholarship to support Franklinville/TBA grads
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 10:00 am
When Jennifer DeLong passed away in June of 2018 at just 36 years old, her family — parents Ken and Sue DeLong and siblings Teresa and Kevin — almost immediately made the decision to establish a scholarship in her memory.
#25yearsGrowingGood Milestone 2 - Allegheny River Valley Trail
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 09:00 am
Joe and Cecily Higgins had a dream of bringing a recreational trail to the Olean/Allegany area. Thanks to their hard work and persistence, that dream became the Allegheny River Valley Trail. In much the same way, the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation started with a group of volunteers, one fund and a dream - a dream of supporting community members in their philanthropic endeavors, like the Allegheny River Valley Trail Project.
Local children's causes receive Kaleigh Wilday Endowment Fund grants
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 04:05 pm
Five organizations that support local children and youth will receive grants this November from the Kaleigh Wilday Endowment Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Cattaraugus Gives cultivates giving spirit in Cattaraugus County
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 04:00 pm
In this special blog post, CRCF Executive Director Karen Niemic Buchheit, shares some thoughts on the Cattaraugus Gives program and the true mission behind it.
OHS Class of 1995 Scholarship Fund established at CRCF
Tue, Nov 20th 2018 04:00 pm
When two members of the Olean High School Class of 1995 passed away tragically, the rest of the class was left reeling and racking their brains for a way to support their classmates' families through the loss.