George had been living in a garage with no heat, no running water, no electricity and no bathroom. He had just been diagnosed with end stage lung cancer and needed help and a place to live. Chances are, you don’t know anyone who’s been in this situation, but it happens right where we live in rural […]
In November, The Community Foundation launched its new website located at www.ServingTheHeart.org. We’re really excited about the new site, and the new functionality. We’ve added an events calendar with registration and ticket, ecommerce to handle donations and support online, and much much more. If you have any questions about the site please contact us and we’ll […]
Each year, the ACCF commemorates 9/11 by helping our community share needed items with a local not for profit organization–this year, we are proud to support The Progressive Workshop of Armstrong County, Inc.
Nonprofit organizations in or serving Armstrong County may now apply for a $300 ACCF mini-grant to be awarded during our annual dinner on October 7, 2014.
You’re invited to the 11th annual Ralph Knepshield Memorial Classic!
Introduction to Backyard Chickens Workshop
Please consider a donation before the end of the year to support the work of the Armstrong County Community Foundation.
Can you help us? Find more information here!
Come and see our new office! We’re hosting an open house on Thursday, November 7th from 3:00-6:00pm. Join us for refreshments and a tour!
We’ve got a new set of keys! Come visit us at our new office: 220 S. Jefferson St., Suite B, Kittanning.
The Armstrong County Community Foundation 9th Annual Ralph Knepshield Golf Classic will be held on Friday, June 8, 2012 at Lenape Heights Golf Course. Download Invitation/Registration Form Thanks to the following major sponsors: F&M Bank Armstrong County Building & Loan Association Northwest Savings Bank Rosebud Mining Troy-Alan Buick Cadillac (Hole In One Sponsor) […]
This is Evan Samosky. He’s 6. And a philanthropist.
Come celebrate the joy of giving with us at our Annual Dinner on October 7, 2014!
Save the date – June 8th, 2012
Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are pleased to report that over $400,000 in grants & scholarships was distributed in 2010. This includes $225,910 in scholarships to 278 students, grades pre-K to 12 attending nonpublic schools; $25,650 to 25 students attending post-secondary schools; & $151,630 in grants to local nonprofits.
The Foundation was created with the belief that all of us coming together could make a bigger impact on the needs that exist within our community and that belief is valid. However, as a volunteer on the grantmaking committee, I see the impact of grantmaking as making a difference to ONE. One child who receives […]
Best Wishes for a Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukkah, and a Properous and Blessed Year in 2011 from the staff at your Armstrong County Community Foundation ~ Jessica & Mindy
Seen @ Starbucks @ Pittsburgh Mills Mall
Many thanks to the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management for hosting TechNow 2010, and for bringing one of my favorite nonprofit marketing gurus, Katya Andresen, to Pittsburgh. The gist of Katya’s presentation? People give because of an emotional response to a call for action, not because you & I can articulate our mission […]
Thanks to generous local donors from the ACCF Baker Family Charitable Fund and Richard & Barbara Snyder, Kittanning has its own KDKA WeatherBug at Grace Christian School!
Many thanks to the Allegheny-Kiski Health Foundation for providing a free copy of their video, “Heroin: Lives Forever Changed” for the ACCF to lend out. “Heroin: Lives Forever Changed” is an original production by the Allegheny-Kiski Health Foundation, produced in response to the growing heroin addiction problem among teens and young adults. The purpose of the film […]
Thank you so much, Board members and friends, for helping us celebrate another year of service to our community at our Annual Dinner at Kittanning Country Club this week. Our speakers Dixie Lipnichan of Cherryish Our Communities, Inc. and Zach Burns of the Blind Association of Butler & Armstrong Counties enlightened and inspired us–thank you […]
Cherryish Our Communities, Inc. is proud to announce that 82 trees were planted last year through the combined efforts of many of our northern communities. Congratulations, Dixie Lipnichan, President (front left), on a successful year! Stay tuned for new plantings in the spring . . .
“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.