Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Wyoming Foundation Announces More Than $14,000 in Grants for Local Programs in Education and Arts

Nov 23, 2016 | Posted in News

WARSAW, NY -- The Wyoming Foundation, a geographic division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, today announced awards totaling more than $14,000 to 12 Wyoming County nonprofit organizations for its 2016 grant cycle. Grants were awarded to programs in Wyoming County that increase job readiness and connect local youth to the County’s arts and cultural gems.

“The Wyoming Foundation Council is committed to addressing the needs of the county and its residents,” said Wyoming Foundation Council Chair, Scott Gardner. “We are honored to support specific programs that benefit the quality of life for the residents of Wyoming County and continue to honor the generosity and commitment of our clients and volunteers.”

2016 Wyoming Foundation grant recipients include:

  • Arts Council for Wyoming County
  • Beaver Meadow Audubon Center
  • Cattaraugus and Wyoming Counties Project Head Start
  • Eagle Free Library
  • Perry Central School District
  • Perry Rotary Foundation/Read Around Perry
  • Project Read of Wyoming County
  • Stevens Memorial Community Library
  • Wild Spirit Education
  • Wyoming County Business Education Council
  • Wyoming County Community Action
  • Wyoming County Free Circulating Library Association

    The Wyoming Foundation was established in 1974 by Dr. James MacCallum as a way to strengthen the quality of life in Wyoming County by encouraging charitable giving, assessing and responding to the community’s changing needs and serving as a springboard for local charitable activities. Since then, the Wyoming Foundation has actively supported cultural, educational and human services programs throughout the county. For more information about the Wyoming Foundation’s granting process, please visitwww.wyomingfoundation.org.

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