Heritage - $13,400 total
• Bedford County Historical Society
• Bedford Joint Municipal Authority
• Juniata Woolen Mill
• Old Bedford Village
• Cambria County Historical Society
• Sandyvale Cemetery Association, Inc.
• Historical & Genealogical Society of Somerset County
• Meyersdale Area Historical Society
The funds that contribute to the Unrestricted Fund and enabled the awards to these projects were: Alan L. and Lana J. Miller Family Fund, Benjamin Bosler Fund, FPL Energy Meyersdale Wind Power Fund, Penelec Fund for the Future of Greater Johnstown, Community Initiatives Fund to benefit Lift Johnstown Projects, Robert Waters Charitable Trust, Somerset County Community Fund, Footprints Charitable Endowment Fund and the Earl and Jeanne Berkey Fund.
To view the Foundation’s 2012 strategic plan, please go to www.cfalleghenies.org.
Grant awards are considered by a Distribution Committee, based upon applications from charitable organizations. The application deadline for the next round of funding is Friday, Jan. 25.
The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is a nonprofit public foundation. Through charitable giving of its donors, it builds professionally managed assets to support Cambria, Bedford and Somerset counties. The Foundation is overseen by an active volunteer board and committees, and complies with national standards established by the Council on Foundation, the philanthropic sector’s primary affiliate organization.