Silver Creek Irving Heritage Fund accepting applications

SILVER CREEK – The Silver Creek Irving Heritage Fund Committee will accept 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.

Its 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, 14048.

Past recipients of grants from the SCIHF include Anderson-Lee Library, Silver Creek Senior Citizens, Silver Creek Hanover Garden Club and St. Columban’s on the Lake.

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 366-4892 or

The NCCF was incorporated in 1986 as a tax-exempt charitable organization. Since its establishment, the NCCF has distributed more that $9.4 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 call 366-4892.