Silver Creek Irving Heritage Fund accepting applications until Sept. 30

The Silver Creek Irving Heritage Fund Committee will be accepting grant applications until Sept. 30.

All charitable organizations that serve the Silver Creek Irving community are eligible to apply for a grant. The SCIHF provides funding to new community initiatives, leadership development and charitable programs that address the most pressing issues within the Silver Creek Irving community.

Applications will be available at the Village of Silver Creek and Town of Hanover offices, Anderson-Lee Li-brary and from any committee member. You may also access an application at The deadline for application submission is Sept. 30. Applications are to be submitted to the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation, SCIHF at 212 Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk 14048.

Past recipients of grants include Anderson Lee Library, Silver Creek Food Pantry, Silver Creek Little League and the Silver Creek Cub Scouts. SCIHF committee members consist of Marianne Bowers, Alvin Crowe, Bob Miller, Jerry Rocque and Kathy Tampio.

The SCIHF is a community donor advised fund of the NCCF. For more information, or to make a gift to the fund, contact a committee member or the NCCF at 366-4892 or

The NCCF was incorporated in 1986 as a tax-exempt charitable organization. Since its establishment, the NCCF has distributed more that $8.3 million to the community. The organization is inherently committed to furthering its mission of enriching the northern Chautauqua community and encouraging local philanthropy. For more information visit or contact Eileen Dunn at 366-4892.