Silver Creek Irving Heritage Fund accepting applications

The Silver Creek Irving Heritage Fund (SCIHF) Committee will be 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. Their slogan is “Remembering Our Past – Securing Our Future.” Applications will be available at the village of Silver Creek and town of Hanover offices, Anderson-Lee Library 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, NY 14048.

Past recipients of grants from the SCIHF 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, Joe Castiglia, Alvin Crowe, Maureen Morabito, Jerry Rocque, Donna Roof, Kathy Tampio and Vince Tampio.

The SCIHF is a community donor advised fund of the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation. For additional information, or to make a gift to the fund, contact a committee member or the NCCF at 716-366-4892 or