Community Benefit Grants Program

Spring 2018

$44,016 Distributed to 16 Community Partners

Patterson Library - Makerspace Program

WCA Home - Air-Conditioning System

Southern Tier Health Care System - Cribs for Kids

Chautauqua County Sports Hall of Fame - Website Redesign

Cornell 4-H Program - Milkshake machines for Snack Shack at County Fair

Cornell Cooperative Extension - “Chautauqua Grown” Program support

Boys & Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua County - ”Ultimate Journey” STEM Summer Enrichment Program

Chautauqua Connections - Children’s Coalition Summer Professional Development Training

Dunkirk Historical Lighthouse - Gift Shop Improvements

Pet Pantry - Trap-Spay-Neuter Assistance Program

Greystone Nature Preserve - Sprucing Up Project

Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women - grants for northern Chautauqua County women

Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council - Hope & Healing Community Forum

Hispanic Education Coalition - Community Engagement Project

Juneteenth Festival Celebration Committee - Cultural Education and Entertainment

Chautauqua Adult Day Services - Enhanced Outdoor Recreation Program

Access to the Arts - Capacity Building and Adams Art Center


Fall 2018

$93,311 Distributed to 17 Community Partners

 Chautauqua County Agricultural and Fair Association- Dairy Barn Painting Project

Sheridan Historical Society- Roof-Painting Campaign

Fredonia Fire Department Community CRR/AED Training Program

Chautauqua Works- Healthcare Talent Pipeline Project

1891 Fredonia Opera House- Marketing/Capacity Building Project

Northlake Family Recreation Center-Parking Lot Resurfacing Project

Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue- Post Adoption Program Training Supplies

Citizens for a Better Cassadaga - Basketball Court Gates/Installation

Fredonia Technology Incubator - Multimedia Innovation Design Studio Project

Salvation Army-Door Entrance Renovation and Lighting Improvements

YWCA of Jamestown- Supervised Visitation Program

Erie 2 BOCES Educational Foundation- Academy at Maple Avenue Greenhouse Project

Chautauqua Children’s Safety Education Village- MacBook Pro Laptop

Centaur Stride- Nature Trail Expansion Project

Village of Silver Creek- Historic Village Fountain Repairs

Lakeshore Humane Society - Animal Traps

Chautauqua County Rural Ministry- Internet-Phone System Installation and Program Support


Spring 2019

$62,839 Distributed to 12 Community Partners

City of Dunkirk- Great Lake Experience Festival

Concord Grape Belt Heritage Association -Online Shopping Cart Development

Dunkirk Historical Lighthouse -Festival Entertainment

Dunkirk Historical Museum - Front Entrance Repair

Fredonia Grange #1- Handicapped Accessibility Project

Imagine Forestville/Town of Hanover -Historic Survey

Lake Shore Family Center- Water Purification System

Literacy Volunteers- Scanner, Test, Books, Software

Patterson Library/YWCA of Westfield - Women Empowered Through STEAM  

Valley Historical Society -Carriage House Painting Project

Village of Mayville -Bike Racks-Picnic Tables-Trash Receptacles

WNY R-AHEC- Rural Scholars Program Computers