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Local Charities Encouraged to Register for WCCF Gives 2017

Apr 13, 2017

Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is encouraging eligible charities to register for WCCF Gives, Washington County’s official community-wide day of giving set for Tuesday, September 12. 

$45,000 in EIO Fund Grants Awarded to Local School Districts

Apr 03, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently awarded EIO Fund grants totaling more than $45,000 to seven Washington County school districts through the Commonwealth’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.  

WCCF EPK Fund Awards $78,500 in Pre-School Scholarships

Apr 03, 2017

Through its EPK Fund, the Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently awarded more than $78,500 in need-based scholarships to 100 students attending pre-school programs at five participating Washington County schools.

Fund for Animal Care Established at Community Foundation

Mar 27, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the creation of the Fund for Animal Care to support the care of domesticated and undomesticated animals with preference given to animal care within the Claysville and Donegal Township area.  

MarkWest Initiates New Scholarship Fund at WCCF with $50,000 Gift

Mar 21, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the creation of the Friends of MarkWest Scholarship Fund II with a $50,000 gift to support graduating seniors from Avella, Burgettstown, Chartiers-Houston, Fort Cherry, McGuffey, and Trinity school districts. 

$156,000 in Scholarships Available from WCCF

Feb 24, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is accepting applications for post-secondary scholarships.  Applications must be submitted electronically using the online post-secondary scholarship application and all components of the application must be received by April 1. 

WCCF Seeks Applications for President’s Choice Award

Jan 23, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is accepting applications through March 1 for its annual President’s Choice Award, which includes a $10,000 Acorn Fund grant.

Nominations Sought for Community Foundation Awards

Jan 06, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation is currently accepting nominations for four annual community awards: the Dr. Howard Jack Outstanding Public Educator Award, the Louis E. Waller Humanitarian Award, the Charles C. Keller Excellence Award for Corporate Philanthropy, and the Philanthropist of the Year Award.

Local Corporations Enable WCCF to Award More than $36,000 in K-12 Scholarships

Dec 28, 2016

During the most recent ESO Fund scholarship cycle, the Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) awarded $36,915 in scholarships to students from local schools.

WCCF Offers Raffle for Penguins Tickets

Dec 19, 2016

The Washington County Community Foundation is raffling four Penguins tickets for the Sunday, March 26, 2017 game against the Philadelphia Flyers at PPG Paints Arena.  

WCCF Awards $6,000 in Grants to Local Charities

Nov 09, 2016

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) has completed its discretionary grant cycle for 2016. Grants totaling $6,000 were awarded to local charities in various funding areas.

Community Foundation to Host Tax Credit Seminar

Oct 20, 2016

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is hosting a seminar, Control Your Tax Destiny: Using Corporate Tax Credits In Your Community to explain the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs. 

Three Local Companies Recognized for Exemplary Giving & Service

Oct 12, 2016

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Charles C. Keller Excellence Award for Corporate Philanthropy: Community Bank (large employer category), cfsbank (medium employer category), and Cox Market (small employer category).

$68,000 in EIO Fund Grants Awarded to Local School Districts

Oct 03, 2016

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently awarded EIO Fund grants totaling $68,000 to Ringgold School District, Bethlehem-Center School District, Charleroi Area School District, McGuffey School District, Mon Valley Career & Technology Center, and Trinity Area School District.  

WCCF Recognizes 2016 Philanthropy Banquet Honorees for Exemplary Giving & Service

Sep 21, 2016

The Washington County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 Philanthropist of the Year and the recipients of the 2016 Charles C. Keller Excellence Award for Corporate Philanthropy.