Each year, individuals, families and organizations turn to the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation to make their charitable giving more meaningful by creating endowment funds to support specific causes or organizations, lend a hand to those in need, or make the Chautauqua region better for future generations.
To learn more how we can work together to achieve your philanthropic goals, contact our office at (716) 661-3390.
Karen Volpe Preston Legacy Fund – This scholarship will be awarded annually to Chautauqua County high school graduates majoring in theater arts with an interest in comedy as a career. Preference will be given to applicants with a background in performance, specifically comedy.
The Rosanne Stark Fund – This fund, created in Rosanne’s memory, will support nature and environmental initiatives in our community.
The George Eggers Memorial Art Scholarship Fund – This scholarship will be awarded annually to undergraduate students pursuing a career in Studio Arts, Visual Arts, Art History or Museum Studies.
Carl S. Calabrese Music Scholarship – An annual scholarship awarded to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in music education or music related fields.
Larry Green Calculus Award – A scholarship awarded to an exemplary AP Calculus graduating senior at Jamestown High School, who also demonstrates good character.
First Covenant Church Preschool Fund – This designated fund will provide annual funding to the preschool program at First Covenant Church in Jamestown, NY.