Press Archives

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

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Foundation Grateful to Stackpole Hall

February 21, 2013
Recently Paula Fritz Eddy, the Executive Director from the Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF), met with the Board of Trustees from the Stackpole-Hall Foundation to thank them and report to the Trustees how their investment in the Elk County Community Foundation has contributed to the success of the organization.

Community Foundation Elects New Board Members and Officers.

March 25, 2013
Elk County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of North Central PA is pleased to announce the election of the new Board Officers.

Elk County Humane Society receives a Grant

April 2, 2013
Recently the Elk County Humane Society showed off their facilities to representatives from the Charles and Doris Schloder Memorial Fund.

Taylor Schutz Memorial Scholarship

May 15, 2013
The Taylor Schutz Memorial Scholarship, administered by the Elk County Community Foundation, is one of the newest scholarships available to a SMAHS graduating Lady Dutch Basketball player.

2013 Grant Applications are now available.

May 28, 2013
The Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF), an affiliate of the Community Foundation of North Central Pennsylvania, announces their annual granting cycle applications are now available to area nonprofit organizations. Applications will be accepted through July 15, 2013 and are available by calling the ECCF’s office at 834-2125 or via their website.

2013 Scholarships

June 20, 2013
The Elk County Community Foundation awarded a total of 97 scholarships to local students this year totaling over $117,000 in scholarship funds.

2013 Harrison and Muriel Dauer Stackpole Grant Presentation

June 20, 2013
Recently, the Elk County Community Foundation Board of Directed approved grants to be distributed from the Harrison and Muriel Dauer Stackpole Family Fund. The Advisors for that Fund recommended four organizations to receive $22,170. These organizations are the Community Education Council, Elkland Search and Rescue, City of St. Marys Police Department, and the Elk County Catholic High School.


July 18, 2013
Women Who Care Grant Applications are currently available with a deadline for submission by August 15th, 2013. The granting dollars available for this granting cycle will be $16,000.

Non Profit Networking Academy

August 7, 2013
The Non-Profit Academy is a partnership between the Elk County Community Foundation and a network of Leadership Elk County Alumni. In this 6-hour conference, attendees will network, share and learn.

Women Who Care Membership Drive

November 27, 2013
Calling all women who care about their community to become a member of Women Who Care!

Northwest Savings Bank Presents Check

October 10, 2013
Recently Northwest Savings Bank presented a $40,000 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.

Ridgway Charitable Fund Grants $18,000 Locally

November 20, 2013
The Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF) brought together non profit organizations that serve the residents of Ridgway, who where chosen to receive a grant from the Borough of Ridgway Charitable Fund.