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The Women’s Fund at SCCF has made an investment in improving access to free, quality healthcare for local women. Their grant of $12,000 will help support the opening of Cameron Hospital’s Women’s Health STI Clinic. The committee is excited about the impact this grant will have, especially among college students and young adults.


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Meet the new FIST President!

August is the start of a new school year, and a new year for Forever Improving Steuben County (FIST), which is SCCF’s youth philanthropy group. We spoke with Autumn Godwin, their new president, about FIST’s plans to engage youth in volunteering and community service. Autumn is excited to help FIST grow this year and inspire a passion for philanthropy in others.


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Cheryl Taylor’s gift to the Steuben County Community Foundation set in motion a day filled with connections across multiple groups. The Ralph and Cheryl Taylor Conservation Fund at SCCF made a grant to support the planting of natural grasses at the Hemingway Wetlands of Gene Stratton-Porter. Cheryl joined the planting with a crew from Blue Heron Ministries that included Steuben County's 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar, Sarah Wilson.


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Steuben County Community Foundation has served as a community leader and champion for improving quality of life since 1991. We are committed to providing grant funds for exciting projects, sustaining support for essential services, awarding scholarships for students to receive higher education, and connecting donors who care with causes that matter to them.

Community Foundations are often referred to as one of the best kept secrets in their towns. This year we decided to spill the beans! At our 2018 Annual Meeting, we shared the community impact made through automatic grants to nonprofits from some of our funds every year. This included distributing grant checks of over $300,000 to more than 50 nonprofit organizations serving Steuben County!


SCCF's Quarter Million Dollar Secret - 2018 Recap

You can download our 2018 Fact Sheet below and read the list of designated funds offering sustainable support for our local nonprofits.

Total Assets: $27,633,000 ● 2018 Investment Return: 8.46% ●  Gifts Received in 2018: $2,252,400  ●  257 Donors ●  464 Grants Totaling $2.02 Million

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