Category: Community Grants

Community Grant Reader: Charles Hoffman

Read what inspired Charles Hoffman to become a community grant reader with YCCF and learn how you can join this passionate group of volunteers. How did you learn about this volunteer opportunity? I was approached by a friend who was a Community Grant Reader and I that it was a great place to see things […]

Keystones Oral Histories

YCCF is always ready to support educational initiatives to ensure our youth and adults receive the best access to resources and information. When former educator, Bryan Wade came to us with his plan to offer curricula and resources that would meet those needs, we were happy to support his community project. In his grant application, […]

CASA’s Workforce Development Program Secures Employment for York Residents

CASA is a nonprofit organization founded in 1985 in Takoma Park, Maryland as a grassroots response to the human services needs of Latino immigrants. Today, CASA is a regional multi-service organization with offices in York and Lancaster, working to improve the quality of life for working class and immigrant communities. Of the many services provided […]

York County Community Foundation Awards Grants Scored by Community Grant Readers

(YORK, PA, September 9) – Members of the community helped York County Community Foundation (YCCF) advance its vision to create a vibrant York County by awarding 12 nonprofits grants totaling $64,019. The community grant making program of YCCF invites residents from across York County to bring a wider perspective to the review process. Volunteer grant […]

Grant Writing: An Insider’s Guide

by Roth J. Preap, Grants Program Associate You are short on time, and you have multiple proposals to submit, you wish you just knew what information was the most pertinent. We have all been here before. So much to do, but so little time. The fact of the matter is that you are doing the […]

Community Grant Readers Select Second Round of Grants from York County Community Foundation

Members of the York community helped York County Community Foundation (YCCF) continue to advance its vision to create a vibrant York County by awarding 10 grants to nonprofits totaling $58,985.   These grants are part of a new grant making program started this year by YCCF, changing its competitive grant making by inviting members of […]