EIGHTY FOUR, PA – The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that $200,000 in grants is available this year from the Range Resources Good Neighbors Fund. Cumulatively, the fund has awarded over $770,000 to local first responder organizations.
“We commend our friends at Range Resources for proactively seeking ways to support our local first responders,” remarked Betsie Trew, WCCF President & CEO. “Our communities are made safer because of the generosity of Range Resources.”
All exempt non-profit organizations providing emergency management services, such as fire departments and police departments, in Range’s core operating area are eligible to apply for a grant of up to $10,000. Applications will be accepted here from February 1 through February 29. Eligible projects include support of an existing or new program or for equipment purchases.
“We are proud to support our local first responders who take great care to keep our neighborhoods safe,” said Range Resources Community Relations Manager Christina Kramer. “Thanks to fundraising efforts in partnership with our contractors and businesses partners, we’re excited to make our largest contribution yet in 2024.”
Range Resources is a leading U.S. independent natural gas and NGL producer, ranking amongst the top 10 natural gas producers in the country. Range has operated in Pennsylvania for more than 25 years and pioneered the Marcellus Shale, which is now the largest known natural gas field in North America.
The WCCF promotes and facilitates local philanthropy in an effort to improve the quality of life in Washington County. In addition to issuing grants to local nonprofits, the Foundation also issues lifelong learning grants to students, facilitates an annual giving event that benefits more than 100 local charities, and provides free educational opportunities to strengthen the local nonprofit community. To learn more about the Foundation’s diverse activities, please visit www.wccf.net.