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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.

More than $130,000 Awarded from Range Resources Good Neighbors Fund at WCCF

May 18, 2020

Thirty-five local first responder organizations have received grants totaling more than $130,000 from the Range Resources Good Neighbors Fund at the Washington County Community Foundation. The grants will help purchase a variety of items including rescue tools, personal protective equipment, and firearms, as well as support critical facility upgrades.

WCCF Announces Changes to WCCF Gives In Response to COVID-19

May 14, 2020

In the seven years that the Washington County Community Foundation has sponsored its annual day of giving, WCCF Gives, $5.3 million has been raised to support charities in Washington County. For many charities, WCCF Gives has become their primary activity to secure annual operating support. However, in 2020, WCCF Gives will likely take on an even more critical role, as this event may determine if some local charities will be able to survive.

Close to Home Disaster and Emergency Fund Receives $50,000 Boost from EQT Foundation

Apr 03, 2020

The EQT Foundation has donated $50,000 to the Washington County Community Foundation’s Close to Home Disaster and Emergency Fund, which is currently supporting local non-profit organizations at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic.

WCCF Collaborating with Local Human Service Organizations to Identify Critical Needs

Mar 20, 2020

The WCCF is encouraging local human service organizations to participate in an email forum that is focused on how circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus are impacting the services they provide.

$30,000 in Grants from the Close to Home Disaster and Emergency Fund Issued

Mar 19, 2020

The WCCF announced today that a total of $30,000 in grants has been awarded from the Close to Home Disaster and Emergency Fund. The fund was created earlier this week to provide grants to human service organizations serving Washington County, Pennsylvania, in response to local disasters and emergencies.

WCCF Announces the Close to Home Disaster and Emergency Fund

Mar 17, 2020

The WCCF has announced the creation of the Close to Home Disaster and Emergency Fundto provide grants to human service organizations serving Washington County, Pennsylvania, in response to local disasters and emergencies.