Silver Creek Irving Heritage Fund Accepting Applications

The Silver Creek Irving Heritage Fund (SCIHF) Committee is accepting grant applications until September 20, 2019. 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 and Irving communities 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 committee members. 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, Boy Scout Troop 252, Festival of Grapes, Silver Creek Senior Citizens, Silver Creek Hanover Garden Club, Hanover Little League, 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, incorporated in 1986, is a tax-exempt charitable organization.  Since its establishment, the NCCF has distributed more than $15 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.