Category: News

Grants from COVID-19 Response Fund Help Keep Families Fed and in Their Homes

York, PA — The York County COVID-19 Response Fund, launched jointly by the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) and United Way of York County, has awarded a second round of grant funding to keep families fed and in their homes as they experience hardship due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis.  To date,…


Grants from COVID-19 Response Fund Help Keep Families in Their Homes

York, PA — Launched jointly by the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) and United Way of York County, the York County COVID-19 Response Fund has awarded $56,000 in grants to ensure that families can stay in their homes as they experience hardship due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis. To date, the fund…


$186,000 Invested in York County Nonprofits Providing Food

York, PA — In just a few weeks, gifts to the York County COVID-19 Response Fund have already surpassed $845,000 for nonprofit organizations that are providing assistance to our neighbors facing hardships due to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Launched jointly by the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) and United Way of York…


York County Community Foundation Awards First Round of Grants Scored by Community Grant Readers

York, PA —  Members of the York community helped York County Community Foundation (YCCF) continue to advance its vision to create a vibrant York County by awarding 12 grants to nonprofits totaling $59,828. These grants are part of a new grant making program started this year by YCCF, changing its competitive grant making by inviting…


York County COVID-19 Response Fund Launched

York, PA — In challenging times like these, collaboration, generosity and community are most needed. That’s why York County Community Foundation (YCCF) has established the York County COVID-19 Response Fund in partnership with the United Way of York County and other philanthropic partners.  The Fund will provide financial support to nonprofit organizations rising to the…


Op-Ed: Let’s Reframe Travel with Seniors

Cathy Bollinger, managing director of Embracing Aging, York County Community Foundation York County Community Foundation’s Embracing Aging works to change the way people think about aging.  It’s through this lens that I speak out in response to a feature on the front page of the Living Section of the March 2nd York Daily Record edition…


YCCF Operational Update: Remote Operations in Effect Starting 3/16

For the protection of our team, colleagues and for the health of our community, the Community Foundation is taking steps to prevent and contain the spread of COVID-19. Effective, Monday, March 16, York County Community Foundation has moved to complete remote operations  until further notice. Any meetings currently scheduled in our office will either be…


York County Community Foundation Expands with Addition of Gift Planning Officer

York, PA — Philip A. Woods has joined York County Community Foundation (YCCF) as Gift Planning Officer in the development department, assisting York County citizens and organizations turn their passions into lasting legacies for our community.   A proven relationship builder with deep ties to the York Community, Woods joins the YCCF team after several…


Memorial Health Fund Welcomes Two New Board Members

February 25, 2020 (York, Pa.) –  The Memorial Health Fund board of directors welcomes Anika Jackson and Grace Quartey, CPA as the newest members committed to transforming the way York County addresses compelling health issues. Ms. Jackson is the director of new initiatives at Family First Health. She’s been with the organization for 3 years.…


2019 in Review