Category: News

York County Community Foundation Awards Land Preservation and Educational Training Grants

(YORK, PA, March 18) – The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to award three grants to two local agencies to help improve the health and well-being of York County residents, including homeless youth. $40,000 from the YCCF Agriculture & Land Preservation Program Fund to the York County Planning Commission for Pilot Partnership to…


York County Community Foundation Grows Team to Fuel Community Transformation

The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to welcome two new members to its Communications and Finance teams. Rabiya Khan is their newest member of the Communications Department. Rabiya joins the YCCF team with over 10 years of experience in the field of journalism, marketing and communications, and is excited for the opportunity to…


Decades of Generosity

This year the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is celebrating 60 years of partnerships with givers who created legacies that extend beyond their lifetimes and probably beyond their imaginations.  People like you and organizations like the one you work for, give to the Community Foundation because they know that giving to an endowment means their…


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…


York County Community Foundation’s WellSpan Emergency Services Fund Awards $337,000 Grant for EMS Provider Merger

York, PA — In an ongoing effort to create a uniform EMS system that provides high-quality service to all areas of York County, the WellSpan Emergency Services Fund of York County Community Foundation (YCCF)  has awarded a grant of $337,000 to three local nonprofit EMS providers to create efficiencies and optimize service delivery. The three…


COVID-19 Response Fund Awards Grant to Open Code Blue Emergency Homeless Shelter

Additional grants continue to support food and rental assistance York, PA —  As winter weather quickly approaches, and COVID-19 cases increase, the York County COVID-19 Response Fund has recently awarded $143,300 to nonprofits helping our neighbors. To date, the fund, launched jointly by the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) and United Way of York County,…


Op-Ed: Nonprofit sector makes York County a great place to live

The beating heart of York County is the nonprofits that entertain us, uplift us, and ensure the most vulnerable among us have food on their tables and a roof over their heads.   As supporters of the nonprofit sector, it’s our privilege to see their amazing work first-hand. In York County, over 1,000 charitable organizations…


The First 10 Initiative

YCCF focuses on improving children’s ability to succeed academically and reducing stresses that prevent them from coming to school each day ready to learn. Teaching children so they are well-prepared for life and work is the key to their future and the future of our community. But what about making sure young children are prepared…


York County Community Foundation Honors Professional Advisor

York, PA — To celebrate contributions to creating a vibrant York County, York County Community Foundation (YCCF) inducted Jeffrey C. Goss, Esq. into its Professional Advisor Recognition Society at a virtual event on Thursday, October 8. Induction into the Professional Advisor Recognition Society allows the Community Foundation to recognize and thank local accountants, attorneys, financial…


York County Community Foundation Launches Fund for Racial Equity Initiatives

York, PA — The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is taking a tangible step to advance racial equity in our community with the creation of a grant fund dedicated to support racial equity efforts. The Racial Equity Fund will have two components – a pool of resources to make grants now and a permanently endowed…