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Community Foundation Awards $6,000 Grant from Joseph F. Perkins Fund

Nov 16, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently awarded a $6,000 grant from the Joseph F. Perkins Fund to the Burgettstown Area Youth Baseball Association.  

Community Foundation Recognizes Crossgates for Exemplary Giving & Service

Nov 13, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently presented the 2017 Charles C. Keller Excellence Award for Corporate Philanthropy to Crossgates at the WCCF’s annual Philanthropy Banquet.  

Community Foundation Announces $1 Million Grants Program to Increase Capacity of Local Charities

Nov 08, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the creation of a new grants program from its Community CARE Fund (CCF) to help build the capacity of charitable nonprofits in the area.  Up to $1,000,000 will be issued in CCF capacity building grants during this initiative, which is anticipated to be completed over the next two years.

Community Foundation Awards $6,000 from Canonsburg Community Fund

Nov 08, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently awarded two grants totaling $6,000 from the Canonsburg Community Fund.  As the fund was issuing its final grants, a decision was made to issue two larger grants to enable greater impact.  

Three Local Companies Recognized for Exemplary Giving & Service

Oct 18, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Charles C. Keller Excellence Award for Corporate Philanthropy: Rice Energy (large employer category), Model Cleaners (medium employer category), and Crossgates (small employer category). 

John and Sophie Choratch to be Recognized Posthumously for Philanthropy

Oct 05, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the 2017 Philanthropists of the Year are John and Sophie Choratch, who are being recognized posthumously at the Foundation’s Philanthropy Banquet on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe.

WCCF Kicks Off Annual Steelers Ticket Raffle

Sep 22, 2017

Washington County Community Foundation is raffling four Steelers tickets and limousine service to and from Heinz Field for the Sunday, December 17, 2017 game against the New England Patriots. 

WCCF Gives Set New Records!

Sep 14, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) has released the preliminary results of WCCF Gives, Washington County’s annual community-wide day of giving held on September 12, 2017.  This year’s event set a new record for total contributions at $713,088, and a new record for the number of donors at 2,394. 

WCCF Awards More than $56,000 in Grants to Area Charities

Sep 08, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) has completed its Designated Field of Interest grant cycle for 2017.  A total of $56,800 in grants was awarded.

Community Foundation Awards $7,000 Grant from Danny DaPra Legacy Fund

Aug 31, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently awarded a $7,000 grant from the Danny DaPra Legacy Fund to Canon-McMillan School District to purchase tumbler mats for the cheerleading program and other school activity groups.

ANSYS Supports WCCF Gives

Aug 09, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that ANSYS has contributed $25,000 as a 2017 Signature Sponsor of WCCF Gives.

WCCF Announces Grant Opportunities

Jul 18, 2017

Each year the WCCF awards some grants from its discretionary grant-making resources to address the changing needs of the community. Grant requests will be accepted through September 1, 2017.

$5,500 in Grants Awarded to Clicks for Cash Contest Winners

Jul 13, 2017

Winners of the Washington County Community Foundation’s (WCCF) 2017 Clicks for Cash contest recently gathered at the Foundation’s offices in Eighty Four to accept grant checks totaling $5,500.

$86,000 in Opportunity Scholarships Available from WCCF

Jul 07, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is accepting applications from families for scholarships through the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development’s Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) Program. 

WCCF Presents President’s Choice Award to Shekinah Ranch of the Mon Valley

Jun 20, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that its annual President’s Choice Award was recently presented to Shekinah Ranch of the Mon Valley.