May 15, 2019
The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that it has selected Robert C. Griffin to receive its annual Louis E. Waller Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes a local individual or organization devoted to the promotion of human welfare or the advancement of social reform as evidenced by humanitarian deeds in the community, whether local, national, or international.
May 02, 2019
The WCCF is pleased to announce the creation of a special capacity-building grants program from its Community CARE Fund (CCF) to support small, independent, community-based libraries in Washington County. Up to $150,000 will be issued in CCF grants to small libraries during this cycle.
Mar 19, 2019
Up to $72,000 Available for One Student
With generous support from the EQT Foundation, the EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Fund was recently established at the WCCF to provide scholarships to graduating Washington County high school seniors.
Mar 11, 2019
The WCCF is currently accepting applications for its 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.
Mar 01, 2019
Washington County Community Foundation Director of Development and Public Relations Aliesha Walz recently accepted Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) contributions totaling $7,000 from Ryan Hall, First Commonwealth Bank Financial Solutions Center Manager at the Trinity Point location.
Feb 13, 2019
Washington County Community Foundation Director of Development and Public Relations Aliesha Walz recently accepted contributions totaling $30,000 from Dollar Bank Vice President, Treasury Management Joe Stromei.
Feb 12, 2019
The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce the continuation of its unique partnership with the Washington Wild Things that was specially designed to support the work of Washington County charitable groups.
Jan 29, 2019
The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is accepting applications through March 1 for its annual President’s Choice Award, which includes a $10,000 Acorn Fund grant.
The President’s Choice Award, previously the Director’s Choice Award, was created by the Board of Trustees in 2008 to assist a small but improving charity in recognition of the WCCF’s earliest supporters who were willing to invest in the Community Foundation in its earliest days.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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!