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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).

WCCF $250,000 Grant Enables Washington Communities Human Services to Fill Two New Staff Positions

Dec 10, 2021

EIGHTY FOUR, Pa. – The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that its recent $250,000 grant to Washington Communities Human Services (WCHS) is already having an impact. The purpose of the grant, which will be paid over a two-year period, is to support two new staff positions and a rebranding campaign.

WCCF Awards $410,000 in Capacity-Building Grants

Nov 09, 2021

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that it has awarded a total of $410,000 in capacity-building grants, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000, to 31 charities in Washington County. The grants were issued from a variety of component funds of the WCCF.

Community Foundation Opens Final Capacity-Building Grant Cycle of 2021

Sep 01, 2021

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is currently accepting applications for capacity-building grant requests ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. Capacity-building is defined as any activity that increases the non-profit’s operational, programmatic, financial, or organizational maturity. Examples include but are not limited to: equipment or material purchases, capital campaigns nearing completion of the campaign, facility upgrades, strategic plans, succession plans, marketing plans or marketing materials, improvements to accounting and financial systems, constituent management software, websites with content management systems, and program design or program expansion.

Community Foundation Announces $250,000 Grant to Food Helpers

Aug 18, 2021

The Washington County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded a $250,000 matching grant to Food Helpers, the new umbrella organization for the Greater Washington County Food Bank.

Community Foundation Elects New Trustees

Jul 23, 2021

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the election of three new Trustees at its Annual Meeting, which was held this past June. The new Trustees include W. Taylor Frankovitch, Chad A. Griffith, and Harlan G. Shober Jr.

Community Foundation Partners with Tourism Agency in Support of PONY World Series

Jul 20, 2021

The Washington County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it is partnering with the Washington County Tourism Promotion Agency, an affiliate of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, to support World Series Tournaments for its upcoming 2021 Dick’s Sporting Goods PONY World Series. Both the Community Foundation and the Tourism Agency will provide grants of $35,000 each, for a total of $70,000.

Community Foundation to Award $250,000 in Capacity-Building Grants

Jul 19, 2021

The WCCF is currently accepting applications for capacity-building grant requests. Capacity-building is defined as any activity that increases the non-profit’s operational, programmatic, financial, or organizational maturity.