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WCCF Awards More Than $160,000 in Scholarships to Area Students

Jun 08, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) has completed its post-secondary scholarship cycle for 2017, awarding 72 scholarships totaling $160,500. 

WCCF Announces $56,800 in Grant Opportunities

Jun 01, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is currently accepting grant applications for Field of Interest Funds.  All applications must be received by July 1, 2017.

Clicks for Cash Contest for Local Charities Begins June 12

May 24, 2017

From June 12-18, the Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) will host its annual web-based contest for charities who have registered to participate in its upcoming WCCF Gives day of giving.

Gwendolyn Simmons Honored with Richard L. White Excellence Award for Board Service

May 11, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that Gwendolyn Simmons has been named the recipient of this year’s Richard L. White Excellence Award for Board Service.

Melanie Sandrock to Receive WCCF’s Dr. Howard Jack Outstanding Public Educator Award

May 09, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) has named Melanie Sandrock, a music educator from Ringgold School District, the recipient of this year’s Dr. Howard Jack Outstanding Public Educator Award.

Marc Scott to Receive WCCF’s Louis E. Waller Humanitarian Award

May 09, 2017

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that it has selected Marc Scott to receive its annual Louis E. Waller Humanitarian Award

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.