The Mon Valley Alliance is pleased to introduce four new funds that give you the opportunity to direct community development in a new, unique way. With your fully tax-deductible contribution, you will help fund projects that improve our communities, grow our businesses and attract or start new ones.
The Mon Valley Community Development Fund
Workforce Readiness Fund
Entrepreneurship and Incubation Fund
Given the impact of COVID-19, the Monongahela Valley Hospital needs our help. Please see below for ways you can help support our local Health Care workers.
Photo: Left to Right: Randy Durr, Manager, Regional External Affairs, FirstEnergy/West Penn Power; Steve Hega, Mayor, North Charleroi Borough; John McDonough, Mayor, Donora Borough; Patsy Alfano, President of Council, California Borough; John Easoz, Chairman, Mon Valley Alliance Foundation.
The Mon Valley Alliance Foundation, with support from the First Energy Foundation, recently awarded $2,500 each to California Borough, Donora Borough and North Charleroi Borough for the installation of cameras to help fight the opoid crisis, deter crime and increase the economic vitality of these communities. Please read the full Press Release for more information:
The purpose of this fund is to provide funding for historical preservation activities in the Mon Valley. Projects may include building or property acquisition, restoration or recovery, promotional materials or to provide matching funds for federal, state and local grant opportunities.
The purpose of this fund is to provide capital through a revolving loan fund for entrepreneurs and startups in the Mon Valley as well as funding for infrastructure to attract startups to the area. Projects may include co-working or incubation spaces, cooperative formation, training, promotion or other activities. In addition, the fund will make program related investments with an expected return on investment.
The purpose of this fund is to provide ongoing capital support for economic and community development projects that attract business to the communities of the Mid Mon Valley and provide public amenities that improve the quality of life for our communities. Projects may include acquisition of buildings and land, site preparation or demolition, creation or improvement of public spaces, development projects and matching funds for federal, state or local grant programs. The fund will also facilitate regional level planning initiatives for the betterment of the Mid Mon Valley.
The purpose of this fund is to provide funding support for workforce development projects that will prepare area residents for employment opportunities with existing businesses in the area as well as develop a labor force to attract new employers and industries to the area. Projects may include trade and industry specific training programs, financial opportunity centers, life skills and facility or space acquisition for workforce activities.
Donations can be made online or by check to Mon Valley Alliance Foundation, P.O Box 145, Charleroi, PA 15022. The Mon Valley Alliance Foundation can also accept donations of property and buildings, providing a tax deduction for the donation.
For more information on these and other programs or to schedule a meeting to discuss your needs, please contact us.
The Mon Valley Alliance Foundation is a registered 501 (c) 3 charity with the Internal Revenue Service. We will provide receipt for all charitable gift pursuant to IRS regulations. (Canceled checks no longer constitute sufficient documentation to support a charitable tax deduction.) The Mon Valley Alliance Foundation has exclusive legal control over the assets contributed and no goods or services will be provided from us in exchange for your gift. If you wish your gift to remain anonymous, please contact us at (724) 565-5636.