Category: News

York County Community Foundation’s WellSpan EMS Fund Awards $33,000 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 York County Community Foundation’s (YCCF) WellSpan EMS Fund has awarded a grant of $33,000 to three local nonprofit EMS providers to create efficiencies and optimize service delivery. The three organizations in…


Embracing Aging’s Issue with Facebook’s 10 Year Challenge

Shortly after the start of 2019, I noticed a new trend emerging on Facebook.  Titled the How Hard Did Aging Hit You challenge, users were encouraged to post side-by-side photos of them now and from 10 years ago as physical evidence of how they are holding up as they age. While I believe people on Facebook…


New York County Brand Announced: “Have It Made Here”

New brand honors the maker’s spirit of York County York, PA – From our fields to our factories, York County is known worldwide for the things we make. York County now has a new destination brand to attract visitors built on the maker’s spirit that drives our economy. The new brand, logo, and tagline Have It…


YCCF Seeks Vice President & Chief Development Officer

YCCF is seeking a proactive and energetic CDO who can facilitate dynamic organizational growth. YCCF is an innovative promoter, steward, and champion for philanthropy in York County. The CDO must embody the values of the organization as well as demonstrate a track record of successful cultivation and stewardship, planned giving achievement, organizational leadership, and creative…


Grumbine Joins Grantmaking Team at York County Community Foundation

York, PA — Frank A. Grumbine is the newest member of the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) grantmaking team in the role of Community Investment Officer. As a member of the Community Investment Department, Grumbine is responsible for implementing high-impact grantmaking programs in conjunction with volunteer advisory committees, as well as compiling and analyzing data…


McConkey Named to Nonprofit Board

Human Resources Professional Joins YCCF Board of Directors   York, PA — Suzanne McConkey, SPHR has joined the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) board of directors to continue the organization’s commitment to strategic thinking, vision, and the future of York County. McConkey serves as the Vice President Human Resources for Glatfelter Insurance Group and has…


13 York County Organizations Receive $228,000 for Health Programs

York, PA –  To address compelling health issues of the residents of York and its surrounding communities, Memorial Health Fund, a supporting organization of the York County Community Foundation, recently awarded $228,160 in grants to 13 York County organizations. “The grants approved by the Memorial Health Fund Board are impacting members of our community before…


Women’s Giving Circle Recognizes Community Contributions of Carolyn E. Steinhauser

Inaugural Carolyn E. Steinhauser Prize Announced York, PA — Women’s Giving Circle of York County Community Foundation announced the launch of the Carolyn E. Steinhauser Prize, recognizing the extraordinary contributions of its founder at a luncheon on Thursday, November 8. The prize was conferred on its namesake and inaugural recipient, Carolyn E. Steinhauser at a…


Why Focus on Reducing Barriers to Aging Well?

1 in 3 Americans, and over 37% of York Countians, are now age 50 and older.  On average, people who reach age 65 will live another 18-20 years and people who reach age 85 will live another 6-7 years.  We’re an aging society, and data demonstrates that each future generation will continue to live longer.…


YCCF is Seeking a Community Investment Officer

YCCF is seeking a Community Investment Officer to manage our field of interest and competitive grantmaking programs. York County Community Foundation Community Investment Officer Job Description York County Community Foundation creates a vibrant York County by engaging donors, providing community leadership, and investing in high-impact initiatives while building endowment for future generations. The Community Investment…