Standing Stone Coffee

Community Development Program


Engaging our community and being active members in our neighborhood is a priority for us. We're a fairly young company and we've spent the last few years listening and learning about what our role in the community might look like.

Read our program's founding document below and keep an eye on our blog and Facebook Site for the latest.

Our Vision of Community Founding Document for Community Development(.pdf)



Community Development Awards - Deadline for this year's Submissions is September 27th, 2013

Awards are presented to Huntingdon community members, initiatives, or organizations reflecting Standing Stone Coffee Company's Vision of Community. Awards will be given to those showing active, productive or fresh work in the community. It is by design to be given to anyone of any age, showing that anyone can make a difference. More Details:
Award includes a $100 donation to an organization of the recipient's choice.

Nominations accepted through September 27th, 2013.
Award recipients will be announced before October 14th, 2013.




Community Development Grants - Deadline for the year's Submissions is September 27th, 2013

This grant is provided for Huntingdon community members who are working on or are launching community development projects aligning with Standing Stone Coffee Company's Vision of Community. More Details:
There is $900 available for grants this season.
A committee from SSCC will review all applications and determine grant recipients and amounts based on criteria above. Applicant can request any amount up to $900, but may be allotted only part or none of the available funds.

All grant recipients will be expected to report on their projects' progress within five to six months after grant distribution.

Applications accepted through September 27th, 2013. Grant recipients will be announced before October 14th, 2013 and funding will be distributed shortly thereafter.




Our Advocacy and Education Program Focus for the Next 5 Months
Past Focuses Have Included:
  • Fuel Assistance in a Burdening Economy - 15% donation day supports The Center for Community Action Fuel Assistance Fund

  • Life on the Coffee Farm - Connecting with Our International Community - 15% donation day supports Coffee Kids

  • Housing Economics - 15% donation day supports Habitat for Humanity

  • Environment and Community - 15% donation day supports PA Cleanways

  • Sustainable Agriculture and Home Gardening Ideas - 15% donation day open for unknown community needs

  • International Housing Conditions - 15% donation day supports Juniata College's Habitat for Humanity Global Village Trip to El Salvador www.habitat.org/gv/

  • Stories from the Neighborhood - 15% donation day supports Huntingdon's Community Center

  • Hunger Awareness - 15% donation day supports The Huntingdon Area Food Pantry
    Found at the corner of 5th and Mifflin Streets, (814) 641-0466

  • Community Collaboration - 15% donation day supports The United Way
    www.huntingdonuw.org

  • Pregnancy and New Parenting Services - 15% donation day supports Cross Roads Pregnancy Center
    www.cpcforlife.org

  • International Micro-Finance Loans - 15% donation day supports Hope International
    www.hopeinternational.org

  • Cancer Awareness and Research - 15% donation day supports Juniata College's Relay for Life
    www.relayforlife.org

  • Arts in Our Community - 15% donation day supports Huntingdon County Arts Council
    www.huntingdoncountyarts.org

  • Mentoring and Youth Development - 15% donation day supports Huntingdon Big Brothers, Big Sisters
    www.bbbsblaircounty.org/

  • Hunger Awareness and Emergency Relief - 15% donation day supports Huntingdon's Salvation Army
    www.use.salvationarmy.org/use/www_use_WesternPennsylvania.nsf/

  • Stewardship of our Community Pets - 15% donation day supports Huntingdon County Humane Society
    www.huntingdonhumanesociety.com/">www.huntingdonhumanesociety.com

  • International Community Economic Development - 15% donation day supports Heifer International
    www.heifer.org/