Making an Impact

1889 Foundation has many donor-designated funds that were established with our predecessor organization, Conemaugh Health Foundation. We continue to disburse these funds as their donors intended, to support initiatives such as scholarships for students entering health care professions, arts-related causes and more.

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Grants Process

1889 Foundation provides grants and community leadership for transformative programs and initiatives that improves the overall health and wellness of people and communities in Cambria and Somerset Counties. Please review our grants process and grants guidelines to determine eligibility for funding.

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In the Community

1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health

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Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance

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United Way of the Laurel Highlands

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$3 million

$18 million total invested in our community since 2015

$315,000

In COVID relief, together with UWLH (2021-2022)

$106,700

In medical education funding (2021-2022)

Can We Talk?
Getting Real About the End of Life

Dying well is part of living well.
Learn more about the POLST form, and how to have difficult conversations about the end of life — your own or a loved one’s
.

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The Covid-19 Testing Site at the Galleria has been extended for an additional two weeks. Please see flyer for more information. ... See MoreSee Less
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Another fantastic project we’re excited to be supporting!Many thanks to 1889 Foundation for supporting The Learning Lamp in the expansion of child care services in Somerset County with a $500,000 grant. Child Care Works for Somerset will increase the availability of quality childcare in the Somerset area. www.thelearninglamp.org/news-events/news-releases/archive/the-learning-lamp-receives-500000-grant... ... See MoreSee Less
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