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WCCF Offers Raffle for Penguins Tickets

Feb 12, 2018

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is raffling four Penguins tickets for the Sunday, March 25, 2018 game against the Philadelphia Flyers at PPG Paints Arena.  

WCCF Announces Partnership with Private Foundation To Benefit Local Students

Feb 01, 2018

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF), a publicly-supported foundation, is pleased to announce a partnership with a private foundation to provide scholarships to local students.

WCCF Seeks Applications for President’s Choice Award / $10,000 Grant

Jan 29, 2018

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.

WCCF and Washington Wild Things Partner to Provide Charity Suite

Jan 25, 2018

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce a partnership with the Washington Wild Things, which will support the work of numerous charitable groups in Washington County.

Tremendous Response to WCCF Workshop

Jan 22, 2018

Over eighty representatives from nearly sixty local charitable organizations attended a capacity building grants workshop on January 17 at the Southpointe Golf Club.  The workshop was hosted by the Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) to help local charities learn more about the new grants initiative from the WCCF’s Community CARE Fund (CCF).  

Range Resources Initiates Good Neighbors Fund at WCCF with $75,000 Gift

Jan 16, 2018

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the creation of the Range Resources Good Neighbors Fund with a $75,000 gift.  The fund is established to support fire departments and emergency management services organizations in Range’s core operating area.

Nominations Sought for Community Foundation Awards

Jan 03, 2018

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

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.