Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

The Wyoming Foundation Awards more than $13,000 in Grants for County Programming

Jul 14, 2014 | Posted in News

WARSAW, NY -- The Wyoming Foundation, a division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, recently distributed awards totaling more than $13,000 to 10 local nonprofit organizations for its 2014 grant cycle. Grants are awarded to Wyoming County programs that support youth preparedness in education as well as the arts and cultural sector.

The Wyoming Foundation 2014 grant recipients include:

  • Arts Council for Wyoming County
  • Buffalo Audubon Society
  • Business Education Council
  • Eagle Free Library
  • Perry Public Library
  • Perry Rotary Foundation/Read Around Perry
  • Stevens Memorial Community Library
  • Western New York Rural Area Health Education Center, Inc.
  • Wyoming Community Hospital Foundation
  • Wyoming Free Circulating Library Association

The Wyoming Foundation was established in 1974 by Dr. James MacCallum as a means to improve the quality of life for residents in the county. Since 1977, the Wyoming Foundation has actively supported cultural, educational and human services. The Wyoming Foundation became a division of the Community Foundation in the fall of 2007 and in 2012, introduced a Needs Assessment to Wyoming County residents that identified education as well as arts and culture as the county’s two priority areas.

The Wyoming Foundation awards are made possible by gifts and bequests from numerous individuals and groups for the benefit of Wyoming County residents. For more information about the Wyoming Foundation’s granting process, please visit www.wyomingfoundation.org.

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