EITC Boosts Local Education

EITC Boosts Local Education

Pennsylvania’s Education Investment Tax Credit, or EITC, allows hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax credits to companies that donate to local programs providing non-traditional education.

Bosler Academy Looking Ahead

Bosler Academy Looking Ahead

The Distribution Committee for the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is developing this year’s Bosler Academy, and we want to hear from YOU. This will...

DEP Partnership Reviving Landscape

DEP Partnership Reviving Landscape

Eric Cavazza, Director of the Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation, addressed CFA Board members at their February 1 meeting, where he shared progress reports on a number of cleanups happening throughout Bedford, Cambria, and Somerset counties. These projects are happening right in our backyards - and they're working.

ACRP Grant Sustains Thrift Store & More

ACRP Grant Sustains Thrift Store & More

“It gives them a reason to shower in the morning, and to get out. It gives them a purpose. And I think it’s really important, especially for people in the mental health community or people who have been incarcerated and are looking for a second chance.”

Grass-Roots Success in Jennerstown

Grass-Roots Success in Jennerstown

During its first 47 days, the Jennerstown Recreation Committee raised $10,000. As word spread of their plans to revitalize the park, the small-but-mighty group started to grow. With a new, energized buzz in Jennerstown, businesses, residents, and Borough officials jumped on board to help.

$55k + for Johnstown Projects

$55k + for Johnstown Projects

The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies granted $56,200 this December to five different Johnstown-area organizations. The grant money comes from our Community Initiatives Fund, which...

Somerset Teacher Award

Somerset Teacher Award

50 years after graduating from high school, Mary Neilan Stansfield can still name every teacher she had, growing up in Somerset. Stansfield has since retired...

Pouring Hope

Pouring Hope

It all began with pouring a glass of lemonade… The Pouring Hope Foundation was created by six families: Erin and Casey Craig and their children...