August 31, 2016
The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) has completed its Designated Field of Interest grant cycle for 2016. A total of $44,125 in grants was awarded as follows:
Abernathy Fund for Conservation
Arts Fund - The LeMoyne Community Center received $10,000 for the Threading Through Our History quilting project.
Canonsburg Community Fund - Metro Pittsburgh Youth for Christ received $100 for the Armory Youth Mentoring Equine Therapy program.
Craig Gnagey Memorial Fund - Washington Hospital Foundation received $750 for the Washington School District ECHO program.
Hart History Fund - Donora Historical Society received $1,000 for glass plate negative development for their Teaching with Primary Sources program.
McBride-McMaster Fund - Washington County Historical Society received $4,000 for the Schneider's Fort and Hughes Log House historical information displays.
James C. Miller Memorial Fund - Washington Hospital Foundation received $150 for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner training program.
Neighborhood Drug Awareness Corps Fund - Washington Hospital Foundation received $1,000 for the Finding the Youth Voice focus groups on the Washington County heroin epidemic.
Joseph Perkins Fund - Washington Hospital Foundation received $100 for the Teen Outreach ECHO program in Burgettstown School District.
Community Endowment for Peters Township - Meals on Wheels of Peters Township received $2,000 for the Angel Food Fund to assist with meal costs for lower income clients.
Judge Samuel Rodgers Fund - Literacy Council of Southwestern PA received $250 for News For You subscriptions for adult learners.
Vitullo Family Fund - Metro Pittsburgh Youth for Christ received $150 for the Armory Youth Mentoring Equine Therapy program.
Washington County Youth Conservation Camp Fund - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh received $125 for conservation education at the site-based mentoring program.
Women of Philanthropy Giving Circle
Cumulatively, the WCCF has awarded over $7,000,000 in grants and scholarships to improve the quality of life in Washington County since it began operations in December of 1995.