ECCF’s Ridgway Borough Charitable Fund awards $31,960 in grants

Community Foundation’s Ridgway Borough Charitable Fund awards $31,960 in grants

The Ridgway Borough Charitable Fund, under the management of the Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF), recently awarded $31,960 in grants to eight non-profit organizations. The Ridgway Borough Charitable Fund (RBCF), an endowed fund, was established from a gift received from the estate of Sara-Jane Stackpole. The purpose of the fund is to provide support to organizations that contribute to the quality of life of the residents of the Borough of Ridgway.

An advisory committee made up of Ridgway community leaders and residents is appointed by the Board of Directors of ECCF to review grant applications and distribute grants each year. This is the 16th year of distributions for the RBCF. With the awarding of the 2022 grants they will have given nearly $291,000 back to organizations that serve the Ridgway residents.

The following are the list of grantees for 2022:

The Elk County Community Foundation encourages local residents and businesses to consider making a tax-deductible donation to help grow this community-oriented fund and increase the granting dollars available each year. Donations to the Ridgway Charitable Fund can be sent in care of the Elk County Community Foundation at PO Box 934 in St. Marys. For more information, visit the Community Foundation’s website at or contact ECCF at 834-2125. ECCF is a non-profit organization that strives to strengthen our region through development, stewardship and grant making as it works with donors to achieve their philanthropic goals.