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About Crawford Heritage

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Crawford County, Pennsylvania. We help people make the most of their philanthropy by giving to endowed funds. Grant awards are made from these funds to support the causes donors care about as well as worthwhile programs we select. We manage more than 100 funds, which benefit more than 100 different organizations, scholarships and charitable purposes. More than $6 million has been awarded since our establishment in 1998 through 2017.

The Center Gets Help in Helping Others

An organizational endowment has been established at the Crawford Heritage Community Foundation to benefit Center for Family Services, Inc. The Center helps people and families in Crawford County during times of crisis. Food is distributed from several locations to alleviate hunger. Clothing is provided to those who lack adequate attire. People are taught budgeting to help [...]

By |September 9th, 2011|News|0 Comments

Foundation Awards Discretionary Grants

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation has recently awarded grants totaling $16,582 to twenty different organizations. Grants are made county-wide from their Unrestricted Fund and Ben Franklin Trust, in the Titusville area from the Fred Lintner Fund and from the Bernadene R. and John B. Cooley Fund to benefit programs for children and youth. The Foundation [...]

By |August 29th, 2011|News|0 Comments

Fund Helps Support Public Broadcasting

An endowment has been established with the Crawford Heritage Community Foundation to provide support for public broadcasting in our region. The Crawford County for WQLN Fund is a permanent endowment whose purpose is to underwrite WQLN’s television and radio programming. Dwight Haas, retired executive director of the United Way of Western Crawford County, had the [...]

By |March 17th, 2011|News|0 Comments

Foundation Awards Discretionary Grants

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation has recently awarded grants totaling $13,804 to fourteen different organizations. Grants are made county-wide from their Unrestricted Fund and Ben Franklin Trust, in the Titusville area from the Fred Lintner Fund and from the Bernadene R. and John B. Cooley Fund to benefit programs for children and youth. The Foundation [...]

By |February 22nd, 2011|News|0 Comments

Community On Air – Meadville Tribune

Lights! Camera! Action! Partnership between Crawford Heritage Community Foundation and Allegheny College students and faculty yields TV show about life on and off campus.

By |February 16th, 2011|News|0 Comments

Foundation Continues to Grow

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation has grown to more than $10 million in assets under management. They now manage 102 permanently endowed funds from which they have distributed $2.9 million in grants since 1998. Those funds benefit more than 100 different organizations, scholarships and charitable purposes. The foundation has logged a record amount of charitable [...]

By |November 9th, 2010|News|0 Comments

Foundation Opens New Office

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation has relocated to 911 Diamond Park in Meadville. Bush Investment Group owns the building and is its primary occupant. Other tenants include Attorney E. Max Weiss and CPA Eric Smith. The new office—steps from the courthouse—provides a higher-profile. It is easy for visitors to access and has separate workspace for [...]

By |September 21st, 2010|News|0 Comments

Foundation Awards $19,000 in Grants

(Left to Right) Jordan Brooks and Jody Lavery from the Titusville Area United Way with Christian Maher from the Crawford Heritage Community Foundation The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation gives back to the community through discretionary grants. They prioritize giving to improve upon the effectiveness of existing programs and support projects that incorporate preventive [...]

By |August 10th, 2010|News|0 Comments

Foundation Awards Scholarships

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation presents two scholarships each year to students from Crawford County enrolled in an accredited graduate program leading to a degree of doctor of medicine, dentistry, osteopathy or podiatry. The Meadville Medical Center Medical Staff Memorial Scholarship honors the deceased members of the hospital’s medical staff. The Thomas M. Watson Memorial [...]

By |July 12th, 2010|News|0 Comments

Foundation Awards Medical Scholarships

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation presents two scholarships each year to students from Crawford County enrolled in an accredited graduate program leading to a degree of doctor of medicine, dentistry, osteopathy or podiatry. The Meadville Medical Center Medical Staff Memorial Scholarship honors the deceased members of the hospital’s medical staff. The Thomas M. Watson Memorial [...]

By |June 29th, 2010|News|0 Comments