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Our community thrives when we work together for good. Discover how your help furthers our cause and supports our vital programs.


Our Mission

“We make it easy to care about our community.”

The Community Foundation Serving the Heart of Western Pennsylvania (formerly the Armstrong County Community Foundation), a public nonprofit corporation, enhances the quality of life of the people of mid-Western Pennsylvania by:

  • Giving grants, scholarships and organizational support to address the changing needs of our community
  • Building a permanent endowment for our community and helping our donors create a legacy for the future through this endowment
  • Promoting informed philanthropy and volunteerism to increase charitable resources for the region
  • Providing leadership and building partnerships to identify and solve community issues

News & Notes

If you’re considering volunteering with a cause you care about in the community, consider the benefits you can receive. Here are the top eight benefits of volunteering.

Caring for animals is an important part of living an altruistic lifestyle. Today we explore how you can live more altruistically with the animals in your day-to-day life.