Category: COVID-19 Response Fund

COVID-19 Response Fund Awards Grant to Address Childcare Staffing Crisis

Early childhood education and childcare are essential for working families and for our community’s economic future. The COVID-19 pandemic escalated already existing barriers to women’s economic participation, inequities for women and families of color. Child Care Consultants, Inc. reports that, from March 2020 to March 2021, 1,773 fewer children are enrolled in childcare programs in…


Facing Challenges: Hand-in-Hand

In 2020, York County Community Foundation (YCCF) leaned into doing what we do best – inspire charitable giving, understand the most critical community needs and target grantmaking to ensure maximum impact. This is what YCCF does every day, to embrace the York County spirit of taking action in a crisis. Our community is at its…


COVID-19 Response Fund Adds School-Age Child Care to Funding Priorities

York, PA —  The education of our youngest community members has changed significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic and has posed challenges for educators and families. Childcare centers have also faced challenges in providing expanded care for school-aged children who are participating in virtual learning. Recognizing these challenges and the financial strain that comes along with…