Silver Creek-Irving Heritage Fund Awards Grants

The Silver Creek-Irving Heritage Fund (SCIHF) recently awarded community grants to two local organizations totaling $1,500. The SCIHF is a Community Advised Fund at the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF).

The Silver Creek-Irving Heritage Fund committee awarded the Anderson Lee-Library a $1,000 grant to purchase new library chairs and $500 to the Festival of Grapes to support their heating and chimney restoration project. 

The SCIHF provides grant awards to new community initiatives, for leadership development and for other charitable programs that address the most pressing issues within the Silver Creek-Irving community. Their motto is “Remembering Our Past – Securing Our Future.”  The SCIHF applications are available by contacting a committee member or by visiting the NCCF website and are due each year on September 20.

The Silver Creek-Irving Heritage Fund committee members include Joe Castiglia, Mac Crowe, Maureen Morabito, Donna Roof, Kathy Tampio and Vincent Tampio. For additional information on the SCIHF contact a committee member or the NCCF.

Contributions to this fund are always welcome by visiting the website listed above.

To learn more about the NCCF, e-mail, call 716-366-4892 or visit the website

The NCCF, incorporated in 1986, is a tax-exempt charitable organization.  Since its establishment, the NCCF has distributed more than $14 million in the community through its various grant programs.  It is an organization inherently committed to enriching the northern Chautauqua community and encouraging local philanthropy.  For more information on the NCCF, visit or call 716-366-4892.


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L-R: Vince Tampio presents check to Festival of Grapes representative Lisa Romano while Donna Roof presents her check to Tyler Annis of the Anderson-Lee Library.