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In 2017, the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation awarded $3,238,401 to the community in the form of grants and scholarships.
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Bereda Children’s Memorial Fund
This fund supports activities, yet to be determined, at Roger Tory Peterson Institute
Pastors Adam and Amy Rohler First Covenant Church Mission Friends Fund
This fund supports the missions of the First Covenant Church
Rosemary “Rosie” Billquist Memorial Fund
This fund supports Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care’s therapeutic pet program, Chautauqua County Humane Society and Southern Tier Kidney Association.
Fund for the Region
This fund supports emerging community needs in the Chautauqua region.