Silver Creek Irving Heritage Fund Accepting Applications

The Silver Creek Irving Heritage Fund (SCIHF) Committee is accepting grant applications until September 20, 2016. The SCIHF provides funding to new community initiatives, leadership development and charitable programs that address the most pressing issues within the Silver Creek Irving community.  Their slogan is “Remembering Our Past – Securing Our Future.”

All charitable organizations that serve the Silver Creek Irving community are eligible to apply for a grant. Applications are available at the Village of Silver Creek and Town of Hanover offices, Anderson-Lee Library and from any committee member. The application is also accessible on the NCCF website at  Submit completed applications by September 20th to the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation, SCIHF, 212 Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk, NY 14048.

Past recipients of grants from the SCIHF include Anderson Lee Library, Silver Creek Senior Citizens, Silver Creek Hanover Garden Club and St. Columban’s on the Lake.  SCIHF committee members are Joe Castiglia, Alvin Crowe, Maureen Morabito, Jerry Rocque, Donna Roof, Kathy Tampio, and Vince Tampio.

The SCIHF is a community donor advised fund of the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation.  For additional information, or to make a gift to the fund, contact a committee member or the NCCF at 716-366-4892 or

The NCCF, celebrating 30 years of charitable leadership, is committed to improving the community through the promotion of local philanthropy, strategic grantmaking, and community leadership.  Served by a small staff and governed by an all-volunteer board of directors, the organization has distributed over $12 million in the form of grants and scholarships within the community.  Truly community in nature, the NCCF is an organization created by and for the people of northern Chautauqua County.  For more information, visit