1889 Foundation’s staff members are working remotely with intermittent presence in the office. We can be reached via email (including contact forms on this website), and voicemails will be returned promptly. We encourage everyone to follow the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control during the coronavirus crisis — learn more about how to protect yourself and your family here.

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14May

1889 Classic postponed to 2021

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Due to the coronavirus crisis, 1889 Foundation is postponing the 1889 Classic, which was originally set for Monday, July 27. The fundraising golf tournament will move to a comparable date in summer 2021, which will

9Apr

Here’s how to donate to support local coronavirus relief

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Help 1889 Foundation respond to the coronavirus crisis! We are collaborating with the United Way of the Laurel Highlands, Community Foundation for the Alleghenies and Lee Initiatives on coronavirus relief in Cambria and Somerset Counties,

23Mar

1889 Foundation collaborates with three additional funders on unified COVID-19 response

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1889 Foundation has always approached our mission, which is to support "innovative programs and initiatives that improve and transform the overall health and wellness of our region," with an emphasis on collaboration, and we are

27Feb

Creative Health Impact Grant Awards applicants sought

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The 1889 Foundation and Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance are partnering on the Creative Health Impact Grant (CHIG) Awards. The awards will provide up to $50,000 in 1889 Foundation funds to support arts programs related to

20Jan

1889 launches Grants Process section of website

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1889 Foundation provides grants and community leadership for transformative work that improves the health of people and communities in Cambria and Somerset Counties. “Health,” as defined by the World Health Organization, is a “state

7Jan

Save these dates in 2020!

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1889 Foundation wishes all our friends and supporters a happy new year. Here are key dates for our major 2020 fundraisers -- we hope you'll save these dates and plan to join us! Monday, July

16Dec

Center for Population Health announces RFP for Care Coordination Agencies

By |December 16th, 2019|Categories: Center for Population Health|Comments Off on Center for Population Health announces RFP for Care Coordination Agencies

The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health, established through a partnership between 1889 Foundation and the Jefferson College of Population Health, has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking local partners to serve as Care

31Oct

Thank you for a wonderful Chef Auction 2019!

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Events|Comments Off on Thank you for a wonderful Chef Auction 2019!

We are grateful to the sponsors, chefs, donors, volunteers, and everyone who helped make this year's Chef Auction such a success! We are delighted to share the gallery of photos below from the event,

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