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Fund to Support Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science

[fusion_text] David and Janet Miller of Meadville have established a permanent endowment with the Crawford Heritage Community Foundation. The David and Janet Miller Scholarship Fund will benefit the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. The school will use the money to award scholarships to their students to make the cost of…...

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New Tax Law Might Change Charitable Giving

Passed at the end of 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will change the way Americans itemize their tax deductions. Nonprofit organizations across the country are wondering if it will also change the amount people give. The new tax law nearly doubles the standard deduction. It also caps…...

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Wayland Cemetery Association Creates Endowment

An endowment has been established with the Crawford Heritage Community Foundation to provide support for the Wayland Cemetery in East Mead Township. The Wayland Cemetery Association Endowment Fund is a permanent endowment whose purpose is to provide support for the maintenance and upkeep of the more than 200 year-old cemetery.…...

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$29,000 in Scholarships Matched

Through the Partnerships for Access to Higher Education (PATH) Program, the Crawford Heritage Community Foundation has leveraged matching funds for more than half of their 2017 scholarship awards. The PATH Program is administered by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA). Since the Foundation began participating in the program in…...

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Wright Family Descendants Fund Provides Perpetual Support for the Wayland Cemetery Association

Preserving a cemetery isn’t just preserving a piece of property, it is preserving a family history, a community history. Every day, small cemetery associations struggle to find the resources to overcome the twin obstacles of time and weather. This year, Mary Recupero made a commitment to their memory by partnering…...

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Foundation Helps Fund Projects With Area Nonprofit Organizations

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation recently distributed discretionary grants totaling $23,325.00 from four permanent endowments. The Ben Franklin Trust and their Unrestricted Fund support projects in all parts of Crawford County. The Bernadene R. and John B. Cooley Fund supports programs for children and youth. The Fred Lintner Fund supports…...

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Foundation Helps Fund Projects With Area Nonprofit Organizations

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation recently distributed discretionary grants totaling $23,325.00 from four permanent endowments. The Ben Franklin Trust and their Unrestricted Fund support projects in all parts of Crawford County. The Bernadene R. and John B. Cooley Fund supports programs for children and youth. The Fred Lintner Fund supports…...

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Foundation Helps Fund Projects Within the Nonprofit Community

The Crawford Heritage Community Foundation recently distributed discretionary grants totaling $21,026 from six permanent endowments. The foundation awards discretionary grants twice each year. Nineteen local organizations received grants for their projects. They prioritize giving to improve upon the effectiveness of existing programs and support projects that incorporate preventive or curative…...

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Two Permanent Endowments Transferred to the Foundation

Two private foundations were transferred to the management of the Crawford Heritage Community Foundation in 2016. The William S. Trowbridge Fund benefits Wesbury United Methodist Community. The William Mong Memorial Fund benefits programs that assist people suffering from respiratory disease....

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Rodebaugh Fund Will Benefit Five Organizations

One new endowment was created in May 2016. Hildred Rodebaugh of Cochranton established the Carl and Hildred Rodebaugh Fund to provide annual support to five organizations. Her generous gift of $60,000 will help Ronald McDonald House Charities of Erie, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Shriners Hospitals for Children—Erie Ambulatory Surgery…...

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