September 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 as follows:
Abernathy Fund for Conservation - Washington & Jefferson College received $2,500 for water quality monitoring at the Abernathy Field Station and the Connecting Children to Nature through Photography program.
Arts Fund - The City of Washington Citywide Development Corporation received $10,000 for the restoration of the Main Pavilion in Washington Park.
Canonsburg Community Fund
Fund for Animal Care – Low Cost Spay Neuter Washington County received $100 for the Claysville Community Cat Spay and Neuter program.
Craig Gnagey Memorial Fund – Trinity School District received $750 for the Trinity High School English Department Our Town, Our Home, Our Pride program.
Hart History Fund – West Alexander Agricultural Association received $1,000 for the West Alexander Fair History Wall/Walk.
Miss Judy Hopson Arts Fund – The LeMoyne Community Center received $250 for art classes and art supplies.
James C. Miller Memorial Fund - Washington Hospital Foundation received $150 for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner training program.
Neighborhood Drug Awareness Corps Fund – Harmony Life Center received $1,000 for the Recovery Drop-In Center INFO ZONE.
Joseph Perkins Fund – Burgettstown Area Youth Baseball Association received $6,000 for an upgrade to the baseball/softball complex.
Community Endowment for Peters Township – Washington Hospital Foundation received $2,500 for the Off the Couch Kids’ Fitness Program.
Judge Samuel Rodgers Fund - Literacy Council of Southwestern PA received $250 for News For You weekly newspaper subscriptions for adult learners.
Vitullo Family Fund – Low Cost Spay Neuter Washington County received $150 for the Canonsburg Area Cat Spay and Neuter program.
Washington Co. Youth Conservation Camp Fund – Washington County Watershed Alliance received $150 for the Stream Critters for Water Quality program.
Women of Philanthropy Giving Circle
Cumulatively, the WCCF has awarded over $8,750,000 in grants and scholarships to improve the quality of life in Washington County since it began operations in December of 1995. For additional information on the Community Foundation, please visit www.wccf.net.