Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation is preparing for its yearly grant programs. The NCCF mission "to enhance the area in which we live and work" which is achieved in two distinctly different ways. The first is to assist donors in fulfilling their philanthropic goals. The second is to assist local nonprofits achieve their goals by providing financial assistance through grant dollars. The two merge together to achieve the mission as donor dollars provide the money to support nonprofit grants. The NCCF currently operates three separate grant programs.