Alleghany Foundation announces more than $1.1 million in grants
May 29, 2012
The Alleghany Foundation recently announced that it will provide $1,160,732 to 10 organizations in the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia. The latest round of grants brings the total amount awarded by the foundation to more than $37 million since 1995. During this round of grantmaking, the foundation will provide area organizations with 12 grants for projects that focus on - health and wellness, leadership and civic vitality, economic transformation and educational attainment, with the aim of improving the quality of life in the area.
For health and wellness, the City of Covington will receive $34,900 for its Operation-Save-A-Life program, while the Alleghany Highlands YMCA will benefit from $140,400 for its Virginia Preschool Initiative and Childcare as well as $284,122 for its Retire the Capital Construction Debt project.
Recipients of grants for community capacity include the Alleghany Highlands Arts & Crafts Center, which will get $27,800 for website software, training and matching funds. The C&O Historical Society also received approval for a $40,000 grant to restore a Shenandoah Pullman sleeper car, and Jackson River Enterprises was awarded $177,750 to continue optimization of its facilities.
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