Dec. 26, 2019
The Clearfield County Charitable Foundation recently awarded 32 grants totaling over $23,000 to a variety of projects throughout the county.
This year’s recipients are Big Run Park-$500, Bilger’s Rocks-$750, Bob Perks Fund- $1,000, Bucktail Council BSA-$500, Catholic Charities Counseling in DuBois- $1,000, Cen Clear Child Services for the Child Advocacy Center-$1,000, Children’s Aid Society-$1,000, Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre (CAST) $500, Clearfield Cancer Support Inc. $1,000, , Clearfield Volunteer Fire Dept.-$500, Clearfield YMCA-$500, Coalport Streetscape Committee-$500, Community Guidance Center of Clearfield-$500, Curwensville Pike Township Historical Society-$500, Curwensville Regional Development Corp.-$1,000, Downtown DuBois Revitilization Group-$500, DuBois Area Community Concert Association, Inc.-$500, DuBois Senior and Community Center-$500, Grampian Lions Club-$1,000, Greater Clearfield Chamber of Commerce-$500, Junior Achievement of Western PA-$500, Lock Haven University Clearfield Campus-$500, Lydia Circle of Faith at the United Lutheran Church in Houtzdale-$500,
Mature Resources Foundation/Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging-$739.88,
St. Francis School-$928, Square One Community DuBois Furniture Bank-$500, Susquehanna River Arts Center (SRACC) in Clearfield-$365, andYMCA of Centre County Moshannon Valley Branch-$1,000.
Since 2006, the CCCF’s grant program has awarded over $102,900 to 74 different groups in the county.
The money for the general grants comes from the Community Fund and the Clearfield, Curwensville and Lawrence Township Fund (CCL Donor Designated Fund).
The Sara Jane Mattern Fund also supplied $5,000 split between four groups in Osceola Mills: the Columbia Fire Company, the Osceola Mills Community Library, the Osceola Mills Community Historical Foundation and the Osceola Mills United Methodist Church.
In the last 7 years, the Mattern Fund has given a total of over $30,000 to these vital parts of the Osceola Mills community.
Contributions to the Community Fund, the CCL Donor Designated Fund, the Mattern Fund or any of the foundation’s endowment funds may be made at the website www.clearfieldcharitablefoundation.org through Paypal or can be mailed to: P.O. Box 1442, Clearfield PA 16830.
Anyone interested in starting a fund can call 592-7331.