Charitable foundation awards grants
CLEARFIELD — The Clearfield County Charitable Founda-tion recently awarded 32 grants totaling more than $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 Stu-dio Theatre, $500; Clearfield Cancer Support Inc., $1,000; Clearfield Volunteer Fire Department, $500; Clear-field YMCA, $500; Coalport Streetscape Committee, $500; Community Guidance Center of Clearfield, $500; Curwensville Pike Town-ship Historical Society, $500; Curwensville Regional Development Corp., $1,000; Downtown DuBois Revitili-zation Group, $500; DuBois Area Community Concert Association Inc., $500; DuBois Senior and Com-munity Center, $500; Gram-pian Lions Club, $1,000; Greater Clearfield Chamber of Commerce, $500; Junior Achievement of Western PA, $500; Lock Haven Uni-versity, Clearfield Campus, $500; Lydia Circle of Faith at the United Lutheran Church in Houtzdale, $500; Mature Resources Founda-tion/Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging, $739.88; St. Francis School, $928; Square One Commun-ity DuBois Furniture Bank, $500; Susquehanna River Arts Center (SRACC) in Clearfield, $365; and YMCA of Centre County Moshan-non Valley Branch, $1,000.
Since 2006 the CCCF’s grant program has awarded more than $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 seven years, the Mattern Fund has given more than $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 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