Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Wyoming Foundation Announces More Than $11,000 In Grants for Local Programs in Education and Arts

Sep 15, 2017 | Posted in Home Page, News

*Warsaw, NY *-- The Wyoming Foundation, a geographic division of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, today announced awards totaling more than $11,000 to seven Wyoming County nonprofit organizations for its 2017 grant cycle. Grants were awarded to programs in Wyoming County with a preference for requests that increase job readiness for youth and connect residents 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 those that call Wyoming County home and continue to honor the generosity and commitment of our clients and volunteers.”

2017 Wyoming Foundation grant recipients include:

• Arts Council for Wyoming County
• Business Education Council, Inc.
• Eagle Free Library
• Shake on the Lake
• Warsaw Junior Tigers
• Wyoming 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 visit


Established in 1974 by Dr. James MacCallum, the Wyoming Foundation was created as a means to improve the quality of life in Wyoming County. The Wyoming Foundation continues to actively support county-wide cultural, educational and human services organizations.

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, a 501©(3) organization, was established in 1919 to enhance and encourage long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. The Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. For over 95 years, the Community Foundation has made the most of the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and organizations who entrust charitable assets to the Community Foundation’s care.

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