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Community Foundation Commemorates Black History Month by Announcing the African American Community Fund

Jan 30, 2023

The Washington County Community Foundation is commemorating Black History Month by announcing the creation of a new perpetual grant making fund targeted to the African American community in Washington County.

GIVE Washington County Fund Created at Community Foundation

Jan 26, 2023

The Washington County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of a new grant-making fund that will support nonprofits throughout Washington County in perpetuity. The GIVE Washington County Fund was initiated by the EQT Foundation, the philanthropic extension of EQT Corporation, the nation’s largest producer of natural gas, with a $25,000 contribution that was enhanced by a $10,000 contribution from EQT CEO, Toby Rice.

WCCF Initiates Community Snapshot Project

Jan 19, 2023

The Washington County Community Foundation has initiated a new project aimed at identifying broad community needs, as well as the specific needs of individual nonprofits, on an ongoing basis.

Community Foundation Awards $710,000 in Capacity-Building Grants

Jan 10, 2023

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) awarded a total of $710,000 in capacity-building grants to 24 organizations in 2022. Capacity-building is defined as any activity that increases the non-profit’s operational, programmatic, financial, or organizational maturity. The grants, which were issued from a variety of component funds and ranged from $10,000 to $100,000, supported facility improvements, program expansions, communications, financial process improvements, and technology.

WCCF Announces “Get Your Board on Board Challenge” Winner

Dec 29, 2022

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) announced today that the Washington County Gay Straight Alliance has been named the winner of its inaugural “Get Your Board on Board Challenge" for WCCF Gives charities. This honor includes a $5,000 grant from the WCCF’s Acorn Fund.

WCCF Donation of Computer Tablets Enhances Remote Learning Grant to Literacy Council

Dec 28, 2022

The Washington County Community Foundation recently donated 35 gently-used computer tablets to the Literacy Council of Southwestern Pennsylvania knowing that students of the Council’s English as a Second Language program would be better served with the technology.

Bentworth Art Teacher Captures the Beauty of the Brownlee House

Dec 19, 2022

At its recent Brownlee Yuletide holiday open house, the Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) unveiled a specially commissioned painting of the historic Samuel T. Brownlee House in Eighty Four, PA.

Community Foundation Elects Officers

Aug 03, 2022

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the election of its new officers, effective July 1, 2022.

Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Capacity-Building Grants

Jun 27, 2022

The WCCF is currently accepting applications for capacity-building grant requests ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. A minimum of $400,000 will be awarded through two competitive cycles this year.

WCCF & Washington Wild Things Resume Partnership to Provide Charity Suite

Mar 25, 2022

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that, after a two-year hiatus, it has renewed its unique partnership with the Washington Wild Things to support the important work of area nonprofits

More than $275,000 in Scholarships Available from WCCF

Mar 15, 2022

The Washington County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for more than 30 post-secondary scholarships. Each scholarship is unique, according to its donor’s wishes. The scholarships target students graduating from specific high schools, pursuing specific areas of study, and demonstrating financial need.

$125,000 in Grants Available from Range Resources Good Neighbors Fund at WCCF

Mar 02, 2022

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) announced today that $125,000 in grants will be available through this year’s Range Resources Good Neighbors Fund competitive grant cycle for first responders.

Washington County Community Foundation Named Monongahela Area Chamber of Commerce’s Member of the Month

Feb 18, 2022

The WCCF was honored to accept the Monongahela Area Chamber of Commerce's nomination to be their February 2022 Member of the Month.

Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for its Louis E. Waller Humanitarian Award

Feb 08, 2022

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is currently accepting nominations for its Louis E. Waller Humanitarian Award, which includes a $1,000 grant to the charity of the recipient’s choice.

Jack and Donna Milhollan Honored for Local Philanthropy

Dec 15, 2021

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that Jackson (Jack) and Donna Milhollan have been named the recipients of this year’s Northrop Family Excellence Award for Community Philanthropy (previously the Philanthropist of the Year Award).