Elk County Community Foundation gives grant to Ridgway Animal Haven

Elk County Community Foundation gives grant to Ridgway Animal Haven

The Elk County Community Foundation recently met with volunteers from the Ridgway Animal Haven to present them two grants awards totaling $4,500.  The grants will permit the Haven’s purchase of housing units for stray or neglected dogs and cats while they await placement in a foster home or adoption in a “forever home”.  The Elk County Community Development Fund award was for $2000 and $2,500 was granted by the Harrison and Muriel Dauer Stackpole Family Fund (both administered through the Open Grant applications at the Elk County Community Foundation.

The Ridgway Animal Haven was incorporated as a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation in 2017, and it is also an IRS Section 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.  All donations to the Haven are tax-deductible by the donor.  For more information about the Ridgway Animal Haven, please call 814-389-7080 or visit the Ridgway Animal Haven’s Facebook page.

The Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization that manages endowed funds established by donors for various purposes as directed by each donor.  The next round of Open Grant applications are due July 15, 2018.  For more information or to see if your organization qualifies visit our website at www.elkcountyfoundaton.org or call 814-834-2125.

Pictured Left to Right:

Paula McMurray, Robert O’Rourke, Paula Fritz Eddy from the Foundation, James Devittorio, Kellie Hall and Veronica Conrad.