Category: Community Grants

York County Community Foundation Awards Over $220,000 in Grants

The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to announce the recent $221,034 awarded in grants from its THRIVE grant program and the Codorus Watershed Fund to 13 deserving local organizations serving York County. The Fund for York County is focused on supporting our community’s most pressing issues. THRIVE grants seek to provide funding opportunities…


York County Community Foundation’s Racial Equity Fund Awards $11,000 in Grants to Two Local Organizations

(YORK, PA, July 11, 2023) – The Racial Equity Fund (REF) Grant Program of the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) recently awarded $11,000 in grants to two local nonprofits. The REF Committee is comprised of community leaders of color who select projects that address issues of racism and inequity. The Racial Equity Fund offers grants…


York County Community Foundation Awards Over $720,000 in Grants to Eight Local Organizations

The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is committed to building economic mobility for low-income people through its impactful THRIVE Grants from  the Fund for York County. The Fund for York County is focused on supporting our community’s most pressing issues. Our THRIVE grants support programs in the focus areas of housing, career development, transportation, childcare,…


York County Community Foundation Awards Over $35,500 in Grants to Seven Local Organizations

(YORK, PA, April 17, 2023) – The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to announce the first round of grants awarded this year to seven local organizations committed to making York County a place where everyone can THRIVE! The Fund for York County is focused on supporting our community’s most pressing issues. Our new…


York County Community Foundation Awards Over $460,000 in Grants to Nine Local Organizations

(YORK, PA, December 15) – The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is committed to building economic mobility for low-income people through its impactful THRIVE grant opportunities from the Fund for York County. THRIVE grants focus on programs and collaboratives that transform lives and the York community. YCCF is pleased to announce the following grants: $100,000…


YCCF Staff Witness the Impact of Recent Grant to York College of Pennsylvania

York County Community Foundation (YCCF) staff members recently visited York College of Pennsylvania (YCP) to tour the simulation lab of the Dr. Donald E. and Lois J. Myers School of Nursing and Health Professions (MSNHP). The outing was arranged for staff to witness the positive impact of a recent grant to the college’s nursing program…


How a Local Nonprofit Heals the Hearts, Minds, and Spirits of Local Veterans

A native of Rochester, New York, Mr. Sandy Walker had never heard of York, PA. As an air traffic controller for the United States Air Force and a Vietnam veteran, he was accustomed to moving around, but knew he needed a stable home for his growing family. While traveling to Washington D.C. to visit relatives,…


York County Community Foundation Awards Grants Scored by Volunteer Community Grant Readers

(YORK, PA, October 24) – Local community members helped York County Community Foundation (YCCF) advance its vision to create a vibrant York County by awarding eleven nonprofits with grants totaling $63,040. The community grant making program of YCCF invites residents from across York County to bring a wider perspective to the review process. Volunteer grant…


Granting Equal Access Through Translation Services

In the summer of 2022, York County Community Foundation’s Racial Equity Fund awarded a grant to Community Progress Council (CPC) for its Language Access and Equity Project. This program was implemented by CPC’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee to ensure its program participants are provided with services in their native language. With the grant from…


York County Community Foundation Awards Over $150,000 in Environmental and Community Development Grants

(YORK, PA, July 25) – The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to award three grants to support land and water preservation and downtown revitalization efforts. The three grants include: $60,000 from YCCF’s Agriculture and Land Preservation Program Fund to the Farm and Natural Lands Trust. This grant will support the hiring of a…