Below is an archive of past achievements and works in which the Foundation was involved.
Herbert Lenze died on Nov. 8, 2007, but his legacy to the Ridgway Area School District will live forever through monies he has donated to the district earmarked for scholarships for boys’ basketball players and band members.
Ridgway Charitable Fund held at the Elk County Community Foundation is now accepting Grant Requests.September 1, 2008
The Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF) announces they are now accepting grant applications from non profit organizations that serve the residents of Ridgway. The Borough of Ridgway Charitable Fund’s purpose is to provide financial support to those non-profit organizations whose application reflects a purpose or project that will benefit the residents of the Borough of Ridgway. ECCF welcomes all applications for funding as part of its mission to promote the betterment of the community and to enhance the quality of the life for all residents.
Representatives of the City of Saint Marys Shade Tree Commission met briefly on Thursday, August 14th with some of the Advisors of the Harrison and Muriel Dauer Stackpole Family Fund, which is held at the Elk County Community Foundation.
Dickinson Mental Health Center was awarded a $7,630 grant to support its new Children’s Autism Outreach Project through the Elk County Community Foundation and the Harrison and Muriel Dauer Stackpole Family Fund.
Students, faculty and staff at St. Boniface Elementary are reaping the benefits of new computer equipment due in part to two grants recently awarded to the school.
Recently First Commonwealth Bank presented a check to the Elk County Community Foundation. These funds will be included in the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) which then will make grants available to area public schools to support innovative educational programs that do not fall within the typical academic program.
Area non-profit organizations and art students are among the entities, which will benefit from two newly established funds through the Elk County Community Foundation.
The Elk County Community Foundation has reached a significant milestone in achieving over $5 million in permanently endowed funds. Earlier in the year, the foundation exceeded granting over half a million dollars to worthy organizations and college students throughout the community as well.
Everyone should have a “rainy day” fund in case there’s an emergency or to help plan for the future. The Dickinson Mental Health Center Children’s Prevention Services completes the paperwork to establish an endowment fund earmarked for Dickinson Mental Health Center Children’s Prevention Services with The Elk County Community Foundation.