The Sewickley Valley Community Fund has contributed to several projects over the past two decades. Below are some samples of the fine work we have done in our community:
Osborne Trail and Park Association
The SVCF contributed funds to help complete the pollination garden project at Mary Roberts Rinehart Nature Park. This helps local children in learning more about nature and about the various plant species that are native to our region.
Sewickley Public Library
The SVCF donated money to the library to help ensure they could stay open on Fridays.
"What's most important to me is that it's another burden off our shoulder, in terms of the budget, to know that my staff can carry on here with the services we offer is just a relief.”
Cochran Hose Company
The SVCF donated money to Cochran Hose Company in order to purchase lifesaving equipment. This improved the quality of medical support to resident throughout the Quaker Valley are.
Sewickley Valley YMCA
The SVCF donated money to the Sewickley YMCA in order to fund construction of the Oasis teen center. This center allows local middle and high school students to have a place to go and study after school.
"The Y stepped up big and we have a place for kids in the community and other communities for years to come.”
Sewickley Community Center
Our grant was used to assist with kitchen renovations and utility expenses enabling the food pantry to expand food donations to the needy in our community.
Tull Family Theater
The Sewickley Valley Community Fund provided general funds to the The Tull Family Theater to assist in their mission to "strengthen cultural, educational and entertainment experiences in the region northwest of Pittsburgh."
Sweetwater Center For The Arts
We were happy to provide a matching grant to the Sweetwater Center for the arts to assist them in providing essential arts programming for at-risk and/or economically disadvantaged children in the community.
Sewickley Valley YMCA
We were happy to contribute funds to allow children in need to attend the Sewickley Valley YMCA's summer camp. This allows the children to experience the development and growth, as well as the fun, that comes with a summer at the YMCA.
Laughlin's Children Center OF Sewickley
We were happy to contribute funds to the Laughlin's Children Center of Sewickley. This local non-profit organization provides academic support, speech and language therapy, psychological services, and preschool education.
St. Matthew AME Zion Church
The SVCF grant was a major element to the
renovation of this historical landmark in Sewickley. Specifically, the funds went to the update of the electrical system.
Union Aid Society
Our grant was used to help local families dealing with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 virus. Union Aid used the SVCF grant to seek matching grants via Facebook.
The Sweetwater Center for the Arts
The Sweetwater Center for the Arts provides access to a wide range of visual, performing, literary and culinary arts for children, teens, and adults at every skill level to our region. Our grants help maintain operations and continue offering these programs.