1889 Foundation’s staff members will be working remotely with intermittent presence in the office until April 3. 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.
By siteadmin|2019-09-10T15:59:11-04:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Events|Comments Off on The Chef Auction is coming up, 10/9!
The Chef Auction is celebrating our 12th anniversary this year, and the event’s proceeds will benefit mental health programs for children in Cambria and Somerset Counties. We are grateful to the many sponsors and chefs
By siteadmin|2019-09-09T09:37:05-04:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: PRAA|Comments Off on Creative Health Impact Grant award recipients announced
The 1889 Foundation and Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance (PRAA) are pleased to announce the 2019-2020 recipients of the Creative Health Impact Grant (CHIG) Awards. This year the awards provide over $40,000 in 1889 Foundation funds
By siteadmin|2019-07-22T09:54:05-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Events|Comments Off on 1889 Classic rescheduled for Mon., Aug. 12
The 1889 Classic Golf Outing, which was originally scheduled for July 22, will now take place on Mon., Aug. 12, due to inclement weather. We regret having to reschedule, but unfortunately a significant threat of
By siteadmin|2019-07-01T10:10:28-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on 1889 funds blight alleviation project in Johnstown’s West End
1889 Foundation is a major funder of a blight alleviation project in Johnstown's West End that was announced at a June 20 press conference above (pictured above: Melissa Komar, left, Johnstown Redevelopment Authority executive director,
By siteadmin|2019-05-23T15:12:53-04:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: United Way|Comments Off on 1889 Foundation increases the impact of United Way’s funded programs
1889 Foundation has been partnering with the United Way of the Laurel Highlands for five years, and has invested more than two million dollars to increase the impact of the United Way's funded programs. The
By siteadmin|2019-05-21T13:36:42-04:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: News, Stories|Comments Off on 1889 Foundation supports Communities in Schools at Greater Johnstown School District
Today 1889 Foundation announced a grant of $200,000 has been awarded to the Greater Johnstown School District (GJSD) to fund an expanded partnership with Communities in Schools, the nation's largest provider of technical assistance for
A logo contest was recently conducted at Greater Johnstown High School with the goal of promoting Type 2 Diabetes prevention through lifestyle changes. The contest, which was sponsored by the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population