A Johnstown teenager survived life-threatening depression, and wants to help other teens who face similar struggles. Cassidy Klein created a local chapter of Project Semicolon,...
With so many worthy causes in your local community,
where do you start?
Your Community Foundation for the Alleghenies has the answer. We are local and dedicated to improving the community where you live.
Here’s how it works: you can start your own fund by giving cash, stock, real estate, or other assets. If you wish, the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies will even help match your fund with your interests in the community: the arts, education, economic development, or other charities that share your passion. Plus, you can decide to give now or later.
The Foundation offers tax advantages and personalized services that create a seamless giving process for you. CFA will work with you or your professional advisor. It’s your choice!
As your giving works to better our community, everyone benefits now and in the future. The Foundation helps you on your path to personal philanthropy, making it easier for you to do good.
From a donor’s perspective on what the
Community Foundation for the Alleghenies does
Homer City high schooler Robert Scott volunteers with the Homer City Fire Department, just like his father and grandfather did before him. “It makes me feel good,” says Robert. “My grandpa and my dad did it, and I’m glad I did it too.”
The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is distributing nearly $300,000 in its 2017 Fall Grant round, a record distribution for this foundation. Through funds managed by the CFA and partnership institutions, 8o organizations in Bedford, Cambria, Indiana, and Somerset counties will receive a combined $298,401.