Through an Open Grant, LIFT initiated Project Lifesaver for local individuals who have a tendency to wander.
The Elk County Community Foundation welcomes applications for funding as part of its mission to promote the betterment of Elk County and to enhance the quality of life for all residents.
Awards are made to non-profit organizations that provide services within Elk County and surrounding communities.
Grants are made primarily to tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organizations.
The Foundation seeks to meet the needs of the community rather than the needs of individuals.
Grants are made to support programs serving all persons, regardless of race, religion, or creed.
Grant applications are accepted throughout the year, as directed by each fund.
A follow-up evaluation is required for all awarded grants.
Dr. Inez Stewart Bull was a woman of many interests and talents. Chief among her passions were music, music education and Norwegian-American relations, revolving primarily around her distant cousin, the world-famous violinist Ole Bull. The applicant must be pursuing a degree in the music field at any accredited college with a music department. Preference would be given to piano majors, but if one is not available other music majors will be eligible. Preference would be given to a student who has played in the Ole Bull Music Festival and/or the summer awards concert in New York City. One scholarship will be given annually.
To qualify for this scholarship, you must be a graduate from a high school in Potter, Tioga, Elk, McKean, Cameron or Clinton County. Financial need is an important criteria for this scholarship and the applicant must be pursuing a degree in the music field.