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Community Foundation Awards $12,000 Technology Grant to Washington Communities Human Services for Tele-Health Services

Mar 30, 2021

Eighty Four, PA – The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently awarded a $12,000 technology grant from its Close to Home Disaster & Emergency Fund to Washington Communities Human Services (WCHS) to purchase an information technology server for tele-health services. This grant complements a $15,000 technology grant the Foundation made to WCHS in 2018.

Over $300,000 in Scholarships Available from WCCF

Mar 09, 2021

The Washington County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for more than 40 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. Students are encouraged to learn more about each of the available scholarships by visiting www.wccf.net.

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

Feb 19, 2021

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

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

Feb 12, 2021

The Washington County Community Foundation 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.

Community Foundation Awards $100,000 for Local Housing Programs

Feb 05, 2021

The Washington County Community Foundation recently awarded a total of $100,000 in grants to two local charities to address low-income housing issues in Washington County specifically related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Blueprints received $50,000 for its Home Ownership Pandemic Response Fund and Connect received $50,000 for its Security Deposit Program.

Community Foundation Finalizes Its Charity of Excellence Initiative Which Included $150,000 in Grants

Jan 14, 2021

The Washington County Community Foundation recently finalized its Charity of Excellence initiative, naming Blueprints the winner of the top award which included a $25,000 unrestricted grant, and the Washington Area Humane Society as the winner of a $5,000 People’s Choice Award. The Charity of Excellence initiative was the cornerstone of the Foundation’s celebration of its 25th anniversary in 2020.

Community Foundation Awards $50,000 to Greater Washington County Food Bank for Protein

Dec 29, 2020

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) announced today that it has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Greater Washington County Food Bank to purchase shelf-stable protein for distribution to the more than 2,800 Washington County clients served by the Food Bank.

$5,000 People’s Choice Award to be Determined by Community Votes

Oct 27, 2020

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is encouraging members of the community to participate in its web-based People’s Choice Award contest, which runs from October 25 through November 25. The winning non-profit will receive a $5,000 unrestricted grant.

WCCF Announces $70,000 in COVID-19 Grants to Public Schools

Sep 29, 2020

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that it has issued grants from its Close to Home Disaster and Emergency Fund to the 14 public school districts in Washington County to help support the education of financially needy students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WCCF Gives Sets New Giving Record!

Sep 14, 2020

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that its annual day of giving, WCCF Gives, has set a new giving record with over $1,200,000 contributed through check contributions and on-line credit card gifts.

CNX Real Estate Gift to WCCF To Be Sold at Public Auction

Sep 08, 2020

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that a public auction for residential property being donated to the WCCF by CNX Resources has been scheduled for early October.

WCCF Seeks Applications for Grants Totaling $35,000

Aug 13, 2020

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is seeking applications for $35,000 in grants available through its final competitive grant cycle of 2020. Seven grants of $5,000 each will be awarded, with the grantees announced in late October.

WCCF Awards $314,000 in Scholarships to Area Students

Jul 28, 2020

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) has completed its post-secondary scholarship cycle for 2020, awarding 75 scholarships totaling $314,000.

WCCF Announces 25 Charity of Excellence Honorees

Jun 30, 2020

Today, by video, the Washington County Community Foundation announced the 25 local non-profit organizations named as a Charity of Excellence in honor of the WCCF’s 25th anniversary in 2020. Each honoree will receive an unrestricted grant of at least $5,000 and have the opportunity to vie for the Charity of Excellence top prize of $25,000 and a People’s Choice Award ($5,000) later this year.

WCCF Announces Grant Opportunities – Deadline to Apply is July 1

Jun 09, 2020

The Washington County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for a a number of Field of Interest Funds. Interested organizations have until July 1 to apply.