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1891 Fredonia Opera House - Agency

An agency endowment fund to support the Opera House.

1891 Fredonia Opera House - Romayne & James Barrett Memorial

Created in 2001 by Carol (Barrett) and Jim Boltz in honor of the Barretts to benefit the 1891 Fredonia Opera House.

1891 Fredonia Opera House - Virginia W. Maytum

Established in 2000 in memory of Virginia W. Maytum by her family to honor her appreciation of the arts. The fund benefits the 1891 Fredonia Opera House.

1st United Methodist Church of Dunkirk

This fund was established to benefit the First United Methodist Church of Dunkirk, NY.

1st United Methodist Church of Fredonia

This fund was established to benefit the First United Methodist Church of Fredonia, NY.

Alona Forbes Fund

Established in 2002 by Mrs. Alona Forbes of Dunkirk.

Bernice Schaffer Library Funds- Dunkirk & Fredonia

Established in 1999 by Dr. Elliott Schaffer in memory of his wife. Income from this fund is directed to local libraries for the purchase of books that promote harmony and dialogue among different ethnic groups.

Bernice Schaffer Library Funds- Fort Plain & Amsterdam

Established in 1999 by Dr. Elliott Schaffer in memory of his wife. Income from this fund is directed to the libraries mentioned, for the purchase of books that promote harmony and dialogue among different ethnic groups.

Boys & Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua County

Established in 2007, this fund is an agency endowment to benefit the Club.

Brenda R. Eno Fund for Cancer Detection

Established in 1998 by Dr. & Mrs. Donald Q. Eno of Westfield in honor and memory of their daughter, Brenda Rae. Income from the fund helps underinsured individuals receive timely diagnostic procedures.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Adam J. Kessler

Established by Adam J. Kessler to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Alberta W. Johnston

Established by Alberta Wills Johnston to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Charles B. Mosher

Established by Charles B. Mosher to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Elizabeth E. Macro

Established by Elizabeth E. Macro to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - George & Barbara Weaver

Established by George and Barbara Weaver to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Graf-Reininga

Established to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Hequembourg

Established to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Horatio & Julia Brooks

Established by Hortatio and Julia G. Brooks to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Josephine P. Clark

Established by Josephine P. Clark to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Ketcham Family

Established by the Ketcham Family to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Lester R. Seibel

Established by Lester R. Seibel to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - M/M Edwin J. O’Connor

Established by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin J. O'Connor to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Sustaining

The Sustaining Fund accepts gifts in general support of Brooks Memorial Hospial in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Welka Family

Established by the Welka Family to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Brooks Memorial Hospital - Wells Memorial

Established to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

Camp Gross Foundation - Anson Family

Established to benefit the Camp Gross Foundation. The Camp Gross Foundation was formed in 1989 when the Camp was acquired from the Boy Scouts of America.

Camp Gross Foundation - Robert & Anne Graham

Established by Robert Graham in memory of Anne G. Graham to benefit the Camp Gross Foundation. The Camp Gross Foundation was formed in 1989 when the Camp was acquired from the Boy Scouts of America.

Chautauqua County Fair Association

Established to benefit the Chautauqua County Fair Association.

Chautauqua County Fallen Heroes Fund

Created in 2001 to benefit the families of firefighters, police officers, EMS personnel and other local "uniformed heroes" who have been killed or seriously injured in the line of duty. Scholarships will be occasionally awarded to graduating seniors of Chautauqua County who are interested in careers in public safety.

Chautauqua County Historical Society

The Westfield Fund was established in 2006. Through its efforts, the Chautauqua County Historical Society Endowment Fund was established.

Chautauqua County Humane Society

Established in 1999 by Adele Martin of Dunkirk to benefit the Humane Society.

Chautauqua County Watershed Conservancy

This fund was established to benefit the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy in their mission to preserve and enhance the water quality, scenic beauty and ecological health of the lakes, streams and watersheds of the Chautauqua region.

Chautauqua Leadership Network

Established to support the work of Chautauqua Leadership Network. Their goal is to develop effective community leadership.

Children’s Love Fund

Established in 1984, the Children's Love Fund provides financial support to families in Chautauqua County who have children with long-term illnesses. The fund helps with travel expenses, meals, lodging and other miscellaneous expenses.

DHS Class of 1952 for Field Trips

In recognition of their 50th High School Reunion, the Dunkirk High School Class of 1952 established a fund that provides educational field trips to Dunkirk students.

Dunkirk Free Library

An agency endowment fund that supports this original Andrew Carnegie Library.

Dunkirk Rotary Club

 

Edward G. McGrath Fund

This fund was established in memory of Ed McGrath to benefit Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School.

Edwin Hamlet Fund

Created in 2001 in honor of Edwin Hamlet of Sheridan.The fund benefits Camp Gross.

Elmer & Arline Johnson Memorial for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Created in 2001 to benefit St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Mayville.

Forest Hill Cemetery

Established in 1998, this fund will ensure that the beautiful and historic Forest Hill Cemetery in Pomfret remains a community treasure.

Fredonia College Foundation Fund

 

Gaus Family Trust

 

Gopalan Fund for Lakeshore Humane Society

 

Hospice - Chautauqua County

An endowed fund, supporting the important work of the Hospice Chautauqua County.

Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration Committee

Established by Elliott J. and Bernice Schaffer to support the activities of the Committee. The Committee sponsors a poignant memorial service each spring.

James H. & Susan Mintun

Established in 1999 by James H. and Susan Mintun.

Jamestown Audubon Society

This fund was established to benefit the Jamestown Audubon Society in their mission to connect people to the planet through educational experiences at the center and throughout the region. They host a number of programs and events in facilities which include over five miles of beautifully maintained trails on a 600-acre wetland preserve.

Joanne P. Hamlet Memorial for Sheridan Memorial Park

Joel P. Hamlet created this fund in memory of of his mother, Joanne P. Hamlet, to benefit the Sheridan Memorial Field Association.

Joe "Okie" O'Connor Memorial Fund

 

Kenneth T. Johnson Memorial

This Fund was established in 1991 through a gift from David R. and Margaret B. Blossom of Jamestown. The income is paid to the Lucile M. Wright Air Museum in Jamestown.

Kofoed-Bentley Charitable

To be used for charitable purposes within the Ripley, NY community.

Lake Shore Savings Directors

Established to honor the past and current directors of Lake Shore Savings Association.

Lakeshore Humane Society - Verona Barker Memorial

Gratefully established by an endowment from the estate of Verona Barker, a former resident of Fredonia and patron to animal welfare organizations. The goal of the fund is to alleviate animal suffering while educating and serving residents of our community.

LBH Memorial Foundation Fund

The purpose the LBH Foundation Fund is to support “Partner Families” who have achieved homeownership through the Chautauqua Area Habitat for Humanity (CAHfH) program.  Support is limited to Partner Families in the North County area of Chautauqua County, which includes Village of Silver Creek, Town of Sheridan, Village of Fredonia, Town of Pomfret, City of Dunkirk, Town of Dunkirk and Town of Hanover.

Leworthy Endowment for DR Barker Historical Museum

Established by Mr. & Mrs. Henry K. Leworthy in 2006, this designated fund supports the Darwin R. Barker Historical Museum in Fredonia.

Lily Dale Assembly

Created in 2001 to support this historic community in Cassadaga, New York.

Literacy Volunteers of Chautauqua County

Supports the efforts of Literacy Volunteers of Chautauqua County (LVCC) in promoting literacy among local residents. Volunteers tutor local residents to read and speak English, and to obtain American citizenship and higher levels of education.

Long-Term Needs Recovery Fund

 

Loreen Ginnitti / YWCA of Westfield

Created in 2001 to benefit the YWCA of Westfield. Ms. Ginnitti is active in the Westfield community.

Lundquist/Wickwire Family

Established in 2000 by Richard O. Lundquist and Rev. Cynthia S. Wickwire Lundquist.

Margaret & Dean Temple

This fund was established by Fredonia residents Margaret G. & Dean H. Temple to benefit Brooks Memorial Hospital, the United Way of Northern Chautauqua County, and the Chautauqua County Red Cross.

Mini Maker Faire - Fredonia

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell on Earth. It is a family-friendly Circus of Creativity, invention and resourcefulness.

Michael Puglisi Charitable Giving Fund

 

Michael Puglisi Family

This endowment fund was established in 2006 by Mr. Puglisi to support northern Chautauqua?s needs.

Musicians Against Cancer Fund

This fund is a pass through fund to support children affected by cancer.

NCCF Operating Endowment

This endowment supports operations of the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation.

Northern Chautauqua Catholic School

Established by various donors in 2000, income from this fund is used to support the activities of the school.

Northern Chautauqua Environmental

Initiated by a grant through the Great Lakes Community Foundation Environmental Collaborative, this fund provides awards to projects which promote local environmental education.

Olivia's 5K Wish Run

Established to honor Oliva Coia's memory. This fund provides cancer research funds to Dana Farber Cancer Institute and for scholarships in 6 local schools.

Passafaro-Drago Fund

Established in 2000 by Dr. Ronald and Mrs. Marian Passafaro and their five children.

Progress Park, Inc.

This fund was established to benefit the City of Dunkirk for the Alumax/Roblin/Edgewood Brownfield Redevelopment project, commonly referred to as "Progress Park."

Ripley Community & Heritage

Current committee members include Rev. Claude Eggleston (Chairman), Bill Bentley (Vice-chairman), Lewis Barnes, Marian Campagna, Teddy Carris, Marybeth Chess, Patricia Orton and Butch Joint. 2008 Grant Awards: Ripley Free Library Ripley Hose Company No. 1 Ripley United Methodist After-School Program

Ripley Roll of Honor

This funds supports the Ripley Roll of Honor monument in Ripley, New York.

RO Foundation Endowment Fund

The RO Foundation Endowment Fund was established for the long term needs of the community.

Robert & Virginia Maytum

Established by Robert and Virginia Maytum for charitable purposes within the Fredonia, NY community.

Robert Maytum Endowment for Hospice

Established in 2007, this fund supports the uninsured and underinsured who are in need of Hospice services in Chautauqua County.

Rotary Club of Westfeld-Mayville Charitable Trust

Established pass-through fund in May 2014 in their efforts to pursue their mission of "service above self."

Silver Creek-Irving Heritage

 

Sinclairville Free Library

This endowment fund was established to benefit the Sinclairville Free Library in Sinclairville, NY.

Solarize Chautauqua County Fund

The Fund is to be used to facilitate the solar installation process.  For example, funds may be used to register residential sites for solar evaluations as well as for negotiating reduced price(s) for installation.

Sommer Family

Established in 1998 by James A. and Eunice M. Sommer of Fredonia.

St. Columban’s Retirement Home

This fund supports the St. Columbans on the Lake Retirement home in Silver Creek, NY. St. Columbans is dedicated to providing residents with the finest care and utmost security, independence and affordability.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

This fund was established by Mrs. Adele Martin to benefit the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Dunkirk, NY.

Stephen and Helen Baran

 

Suzanne McLain Campus & Community Children's Center

Supports the long-term development of SUNY Fredonia?s Campus and Community Children?s Center.

United Way of Northern Chautauqua County

This fund was established to benefit the United Way of Northern Chautauqua County as a community partner, providing resources, leadership, and opportunities to care for one another and enhance the quality of life for all.

Western New York Land Conservancy

This fund is established to support the efforts of the Western New York Land Conservancy. This organization is dedicated to preserving our region's irreplaceable natural environments, farms, forestlands and open space in order to maintain wildlife habitat, economic resources, public recreation areas and the unique scenic character of Western New York.

Westfield Community Fund

The Westfield Fund was established in 2006. Through its efforts, the Chautauqua County Historical Society Endowment Fund was established.

Westfield Friends of Education Fund

 

Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation

This fund was established to support projects and programs of the Westfield Memorial Hospital which foster continued advancement of healthcare.

Westfield/Mayville Rotary Club

Established in 2000 to support the charitable works of the club. The Club builds the fund annually through members? holiday gifts.