Profiles

Community Foundation of Fayette County

2 West Main Street, Suite 101
Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401-3450
United States

Mission

To help define charitable needs, connect donors with causes that matters to them, support nonprofit organizations and invest charitable assets to make the community a better place to live

Most Meaningful Change

Through some new partnerships and recent endowment growth, we have provided a significant amount in scholarships to local students and in support to regional nonprofits.

1999 Year Founded
$8,218,402 Endowment Value
$417,051 Total Annual Grantmaking

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Last Updated: 10.30.14

Population Area Served

45,000

Identifying Information
OrganizationCommunity Foundation of Fayette County
Address 12 West Main Street, Suite 101
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownUniontown
State / RegionPennsylvania
ZIP / Postal Code15401-3450
CountryUnited States
ContinentNorth America
Map Address (If Different)Did not answer
Map City / Town (If Different)Did not answer
Map State / Region (If Different)Did not answer
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)Did not answer
Map Country (If Different)Did not answer
Phone(724) 437-8600
Emailcpascoe@cffayettepa.org
Websitewww.cffayettepa.org
Organization Leader (Name, Title)James Foutz, Board Chairman
Primary Contact’s NameClara L. Pascoe
Primary Contact’s PositionExecutive Director
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded1999
Mission StatementTo help define charitable needs, connect donors with causes that matters to them, support nonprofit organizations and invest charitable assets to make the community a better place to live
Organization DescriptionCommunity Foundation
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced45,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)2
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)Did not answer
Total Board Members20
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal Year$1,712,924
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal Year$793,448
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal Year$417,051
Does Organization Have an Endowment
Value of Endowment (or Financial Reserves) as of the End of Last Fiscal Year$8,218,402
Change in Financial Status Over Last Three Years
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipPlayed a centrally important role
Philanthropic giftsPlayed a centrally important role
Grassroots activismPlayed an important role
Inadequate government servicesPlayed a slight role
Changes in the political environmentNo role
Changes in the economic environmentPlayed an important role
Government initiative fundingPlayed a slight role
Foundation initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingPlayed a slight role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesNo role
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodFair amount of time
LocallyFair amount of time
RegionallyFair amount of time
NationallyNone
InternationallyNone
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingCentrally important
Having local people as leaders in the organizationImportant but not central
Seeking local donationsCentrally important
Having a gender balance in the organizationCentrally important
Board reflective of community diversityCentrally important
Building an endowmentCentrally important
Serving donor needsCentrally important
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communityImportant but not central
Building inclusion and trust in the communityCentrally important
Pursuing equityImportant but not central
Accountability to local peopleCentrally important
Raising money for grantmaking annuallyCentrally important
Community developmentCentrally important
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureFair amount
EducationLot
EnvironmentFair amount
HealthLot
Human and social servicesLot
Human rightsLittle
International relationsNot at all
ReligionNot at all
Economic developmentLot
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityFair amount
Information technologyNot at all
Strengthening local or regional governmentLittle
HousingNot at all
ChildrenFair amount
WaterNot at all
Alternative energyNot at all
Disaster reliefLittle
Advocacy with authoritiesNot at all
Job trainingFair amount
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernOften
Promote collaboration between granteesOften
Promote understanding of public policyOccasionally
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsOften
AdvocacyOccasionally
Loaned staffRarely
ResearchRarely
Community needs assessmentOften
Leadership developmentOften
InternshipsRarely
Providing space for local organizationsRarely
Access to information technologyRarely
Publishing/knowledge sharingOften
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyGetting better
CrimeGetting better
Trust among different sections of the communityGetting better
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesNo change
Social position of marginalized groupsNo change
Responsiveness of authoritiesGetting better
Appropriateness of public policiesGetting better
Value of community assetsGetting better
Quality of the environmentDid not answer
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityGetting much better
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsGetting better
Networks and links between different parts of the communityGetting better
Gender equityGetting better
Charitable giving through the community foundationGetting much better
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingGetting better
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertyA few small achievements
CrimeDo not work in this sphere
Trust among different sections of the communityDo not work in this sphere
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesDo not work in this sphere
Social position of marginalized groupsDo not work in this sphere
Responsiveness of authoritiesDo not work in this sphere
Appropriateness of public policiesDo not work in this sphere
Value of community assetsA few small achievements
Quality of the environmentSome important achievements
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communitySome important achievements
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsA few small achievements
Networks and links between different parts of the communitySome important achievements
Gender equityA few small achievements
Charitable giving through the community foundationSome important achievements
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingSome important achievements
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLittle
Informal associations of citizensNot at all
Non-governmental organizationsNot at all
Local governmentLittle
National governmentNot at all
UniversitiesLot
SchoolsLot
BusinessesLittle
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersDid not answer
Regional association of grantmakersDid not answer
Global Fund for Community FoundationsDid not answer
Particular foundationDid not answer
Other organizationDid not answer
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsDid not answer
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workDid not answer
Local people control what our organization doesDid not answer
Have local people represented on our boardDid not answer
Have regular sessions where local people advise us what our programs should doDid not answer
Actively engage local people as volunteersDid not answer
All of our board is composed of local peopleDid not answer
Account to local people about our successes and failures each yearDid not answer
Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further
Increased fundingDid not answer
Better legal or fiscal environmentDid not answer
More volunteersDid not answer
Access to advice or technical assistanceDid not answer
Better local culture of givingDid not answer
Stronger civil societyDid not answer
More responsive authoritiesDid not answer
OtherDid not answer
Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsThrough some new partnerships and recent endowment growth, we have provided a significant amount in scholarships to local students and in support to regional nonprofits.
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

Most Meaningful Change

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