Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation
. . . enriching the area in which we live and work.
Grant Deadline - September 30, 2014
Contact Eileen Dunn, 366-4892
Deadline - October 17, 2014
Contact Diane Hannum, 366-4892
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The NCCF is a not-for-profit, 501 c(3) organization that builds permanent funds to benefit the charitable needs of our community.
2013 Full Annual Report
2013 Abbreviated Report
Confirmed in compliance with
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U.S. Community Foundations
Established in 1986, the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation now holds more than $22 million in permanent funds, which allow us to distribute more than $467,000 annually in grants and scholarships for the betterment of the northern Chautauqua community.
These funds have been created through contributions from community minded individuals, businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
The NCCF provides grants and support to a wide variety of charitable organizations. We are structured to support the most pressing needs in the community today and, as these needs change, so will our funding focus. In addition, we identify current and emerging issues, stimulate resources to address those needs and help our community prepare for the future.
We are a local organization with deep roots in the community.
Our staff and volunteers have broad expertise regarding our community's issues and needs.
We provide highly personalized service tailored to each individual's charitable and financial interests.
Our funds help people invest in the causes they care about most.
We accept a wide variety of assets and can facilitate even the most complex forms of giving.
We partner with professional advisors to create highly effective approaches to charitable giving.
We offer maximum tax advantage under federal law for most gifts.
We multiply the impact of gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants.
We build endowment funds that benefit the community forever and help create personal legacies.
We are a community leader, convening agencies and coordinating resources to create positive change.
RUTH C. STACY COUNSELOR SCHOLARSHIPThe Ruth C. Stacy Counselor Scholarship Fund, established at the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation, recently awarded a scholarship to Ms. Ricque L. Greer.
NCCF’s Service Learning Mini-Grant ProgramNorthern Chautauqua Community Foundation is offering the Service Learning Mini-Grants Program to all schools in northern Chautauqua County. Funding is available on a competitive basis for projects that promote service learning to middle and high school level students. Individual grants of up to $500 are available.
NCCF Enjoys a Fair WeekNorthern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) enjoyed a week at the Chautauqua County Fair. Volunteers enjoyed sharing NCCF information with fairgoers over free bags of popcorn.
Westfield Academy and Central School Gains a New NCCF Scholarship
NCCF is pleased to announce the establishment of the Steve and Helen Baran Scholarship Fund. Helen and the late Steve Baran established this scholarship to benefit a senior student living within the Town or Village of Westfield. The couple was honored in 2012 with the NCCF George B. Weaver Jr. Footprints Award for their numerous contributions in Chautauqua County.
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