Press Archives

Below is an archive of past achievements and works in which the Foundation was involved.

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Women Who Care committed to philanthropy, community

September 2, 2009
The newly formed Women Who Care organization is hoping to strengthen the community by educating, encouraging and expanding the number of women committed to philanthropy by providing funds and assistance to issues important to families.

Bob and Betsy Roberts Establish New Fund at the ECCF

September 1, 2009
Recently a new Donor Advised Fund was established at the Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF) by Bob and Betsy Roberts. This Fund was a birthday present to Bob, from his wife, Betsy. The Bob and Betsy Roberts Family Fund has been set up to help support the causes and organizations that are most important to them.

2009 Scholarships Awarded

September 1, 2009
The Elk County Community Foundation awarded a total of 78 scholarships to local students this year totaling $62,725.00 in scholarship funds. Graduating seniors from Elk County Catholic, St. Marys Area, Johnsonburg Area, Ridgway Area, and Kane Area were the recipients of these scholarships.

Elk County Community Foundation Prepares for Granting Cycle

September 1, 2009
The Elk County Community Foundation announces their annual granting cycle applications are now available to area nonprofit organizations. The ECCF welcomes applications for funding as part of its mission to promote the betterment of Elk County and to enhance the quality of the life for all residents.

Kelsey Lewis receives the Griener/Roof Memorial Law Scholarship.

September 1, 2009
Kelsey is a 2005 graduate of Cameron County High School. She recently received her undergraduate degree from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is now pursuing a law degree at California Western School of Law in San Diego, California.

Northwest Savings Bank Presents Check to Elk County Community Foundation

September 1, 2009
Recently Northwest Savings Bank presented a $10,000 check to the Elk County Community Foundation.

Grant Give to St. Marys Public Library Summer Reading Program.

September 1, 2009
Representatives of the Saint Marys Public Library and the Elk County Community Foundation met recently to review and give funding for the popular summer reading program held at the Library each summer.

Johnsonburg Alumni and Friend’s Establishes a New Scholarship

September 1, 2009
The Johnsonburg Alumni and Friend’s organization has recently established an annual scholarship fund at the Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF).

St. Marys Home Town Festival Inc. makes Donation

September 1, 2009
The St. Marys Home Town Festival Inc. made a donation the Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF). The donation will be added to the “Fund of the Future” which is one of 60 funds held at the Foundation

Community Foundation Offers Scholarship

September 1, 2009
Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF) announces that applications for local scholarships are available to area students. The Foundation has 32 scholarships programs that will distribute over $61,000 in scholarship funds this upcoming season. Each scholarship is unique in their field of study, eligibility and community it serves.

Community Foundation elects new officers

February 26, 2009
The Elk County Community Foundation recently held their annual meeting on Wednesday at the St. Marys Country Club during which time board members elected new officers.

Women Who Care inaugural Event

November 4, 2009
Have you heard a new buzz around Elk County? That buzz is a new organization, Women Who Care!