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Range Resources Continues Support of Good Neighbors Fund with $100,000 Gift to WCCF

Jan 25, 2019

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce a gift of $100,000 from Range Resources in support of the Range Resources Good Neighbors Fund.

Established by its namesake in 2018 with a gift of $75,000, the fund supports fire departments and emergency management services organizations in Range's core operating area. Range increased the gift to $100,000 this year.

Nominations Sought for WCCF Awards

Jan 23, 2019

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is currently accepting nominations for its annual Dr. Howard Jack Outstanding Public Educator Award and Louis E. Waller Humanitarian Award. Criteria and nominations forms for each award are available on www.wccf.net. Nominations will be accepted until January 31.

Reyes Elected to WCCF Board of Trustees

Jan 16, 2019

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the election of Alexander J. Reyes to its Board of Trustees. 

Mr. Reyes is the Vice President – Land at CNX Resources Corporation.  He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The George Washington University, and earned his Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law.

WCCF to Raffle Steelers Tickets

Nov 26, 2018

Washington County Community Foundation is raffling four Steelers tickets and limousine service to and from Heinz Field for the Sunday, December 16, 2018 game against the New England Patriots. The game tickets, donated by the Observer Publishing Company, are in section 224.  Raffle tickets are $5 each. The winner will be determined by the first validated Pennsylvania Lottery number drawn at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018.

Charles C. Keller Excellence Award for Corporate Philanthropy

Nov 06, 2018

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Charles C. Keller Excellence Award for Corporate Philanthropy: Range Resources (large employer category) and Angelo’s Restaurant (small employer category). Both companies will be recognized for their generosity at the WCCF’s annual Philanthropy Banquet on Thursday, November 1 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe.

Northrop Family Honored for Local Philanthropy

Oct 24, 2018

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that it has renamed its Philanthropist of the Year Award to the Northrop Family Excellence Award for Community Philanthropy in recognition of the Northrop Family’s tremendous support of the Washington County community during their 116 years of ownership of the Observer-Reporter and Observer Publishing Company (OPC)

WCCF Gives Shatters Records!

Oct 03, 2018

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) has released the results of WCCF Gives, Washington County’s annual community-wide day of giving held on September 12, 2018.  This year’s event set a new record for total contributions at more than $860,000, an increase of 17 percent over last year.  When combined with the WCCF’s $100,000 bonus pool, WCCF Gives will result in grant checks to participating charities totaling $960,000!

Three Oaks Scholarship Fund to Help Burgettstown Students Studying Trades

Sep 04, 2018

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the creation of a new scholarship fund to support eligible graduating seniors from Burgettstown High School who are planning to attend an accredited post-secondary trade or technical school. Beginning in the spring of 2019, the Three Oaks Scholarship Fund will award up to five annual scholarships of $1,000 each.

WCCF Supports Presbyterian SeniorCare Network Capital Campaign with $100,000 Grant

Aug 07, 2018

The WCCF is pleased to announce that Presbyterian SeniorCare Network recently received a $100,000 grant to help build the organization’s capacity through its Wood-side Place of Washington Capital Campaign, a campaign to raise funds to construct an assisted living facility specializing in Alzheimer’s and dementia care and services.

WCCF Announces $500,000 Record-Breaking Grant Cycle

Jul 18, 2018

The WCCF is pleased to announce that it has awarded $500,000 in grants to 20 local charities as part of its new capacity building grants initiative of the Community CARE Fund (CCF).

Community Foundation Elects Officers & Trustees

Jul 09, 2018

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the election of officers and four Trustees at its Annual Meeting, which was held this past June.

Local History Comes Alive through Support from WCCF's McBride-McMaster Fund

Jul 03, 2018

The WCCF is pleased to announce that through a $2,000 grant from the McBride-McMaster Fund, the Bradford House Historical Association was able to supplement its existing wardrobe with new eighteenth century reproduction clothing and accessories.

WCCF Presents President's Choice Award to Washington County History & Landmarks Foundation

Jun 27, 2018

The WCCF is pleased to announce that its annual President's Choice Award was recently presented to the Washington County History & Landmarks Foundation.  The award included a $10,000 unrestricted grant from the Foundation’s Acorn Fund.

WCCF Awards $208,250 in Scholarships to Area Students

Jun 22, 2018

The WCCF has completed its post-secondary scholarship cycle for 2018, awarding 77 scholarships totaling $208,250.

WCCF Announces more than $40,000 in Grant Opportunities

Jun 14, 2018

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is currently accepting applications for the following Field of Interest Funds: