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COVID-19 & Scholarship Application Deadlines

For the time being, we are not making any changes to our scholarship application deadlines. That being said, we recognize that the COVID-19 outbreak will most likely necessitate flexibility. We highly encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible. Should the schools in Pennsylvania close, our application deadlines will be…...

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Winter Grant Awardees Announced

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation recently distributed discretionary grants totaling $31,446.52 from several permanent endowments. The Foundation awards discretionary grants twice each year. They prioritize giving to projects that improve upon the effectiveness of existing programs and those that incorporate preventive or curative approaches to problems and challenges faced by…...

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Registration open for Crawford Gives 2020

Last year, we hosted our inaugural giving day, raising $204,303.37 from more than eight hundred generous people to benefit ninety-one charitable organizations in our community. And we did it in ONE day. We have expanded the program to a two-day event this year, giving people the opportunity to come out…...

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Crawford Gives Check Presentations

This week, the Crawford Heritage Community Foundation will present gift checks to the local charitable organizations that participated in Crawford Gives. There will be two check presentation events. For those organizations located in Western Crawford County, the check presentation will take place at 4pm on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at…...

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Grant Funds Available – Applications Due December 16

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation will accept applications for discretionary grants through 5:00 PM on Monday, December 16, 2019. Grant requests may be submitted by eligible tax-exempt nonprofits, government bodies, municipalities and schools. Grant guidelines and an application form can be found at https://www.crawfordheritage.org/grants/grant-guidelines/. The Foundation awards discretionary grants twice…...

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Grant Funds Available – Applications Due June 17

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation will accept applications for discretionary grants through 5:00 PM on Monday, June 17, 2019. Grant requests may be submitted by eligible tax-exempt nonprofits, governmental bodies, municipalities and schools. Grant guidelines and an application form may be reviewed on their web site at https://www.crawfordheritage.org/grants/grant-guidelines/. The Foundation…...

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2019 Theological, Divinity, or Seminary Scholarship Available

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation announces the availability of the application for the Paul D. and Caroline S. Shafer Scholarship. The scholarship is presented annually to a student who is enrolled in an accredited theological school, divinity school, seminary or equivalent in a program leading to a master’s or doctoral…...

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2019 Medical and Nursing Scholarships Available

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation announces the availability of applications for its nursing and medical scholarships. The application deadline is April 1. Eligibility criteria and on-line applications forms are available at https://www.crawfordheritage.org/scholarship/. The M. Lucille Runkel Nursing Scholarship is available to a resident of Crawford County or Mercer County who…...

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2019 Scholarships Available to High School Seniors

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation announces the availability of applications for its undergraduate scholarship programs. The application deadline is April 1. Eligibility criteria and on-line application forms are available at www.crawfordheritage.org/scholarship/. The Foundation administers more than thirty scholarships for which graduating high school seniors from Crawford County may be eligible.…...

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Schetroma Bequest to Benefit Four Organizations

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation has received bequests from the estate of Russell L. Schetroma amounting to more than $2.3 million. The Russell L. Schetroma Fund will support the Meadville Public Library, Westar Institute, Chautauqua Institution’s Department of Religion and the Energy and Mineral Law Foundation. The fund is a…...

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