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vision | goals

Anchor 1

The ACC FFW has been established as a resource that will provide financial assistance and open doors for women who seek continued betterment.

  • To establish an endowed fund that will support the vision and mission of ACC FFW.

  • To award individual and agency grants, on an annual basis, in direct proportion to our endowment, through a thorough review of applications.

  • To promote philanthropy by and for women.

regional challenges

Poverty rate in the tri-county area is higher than the state average - % living in poverty:

  • Allegany:  16.9%

  • Cattaraugus:  16.5%

  • Chautauqua:  18.2%

  • NYS:  14.1%

Source:  2021 New York State Annual Poverty Report

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