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York County Community Foundation Awards Over $10.6 Million in Grants in 2023

(York, PA, January 18, 2024) — York County Community Foundation (YCCF) strives to create a vibrant York County by engaging donors, providing community leadership, and investing in high-impact initiatives while building endowments for future generations. In 2023, YCCF awarded a total of $10.6 million in grants to 424 nonprofit organizations. Grants were issued from YCCF’s…


Memorial Health Fund of YCCF Awards Over $477,479 for Community Health Programs to Twenty-One Local Nonprofits

(York, PA, January 9, 2024) – Memorial Health Fund, a supporting organization of the York County Community Foundation, recently awarded over $477,000 in grants to twenty-one York County organizations to address compelling health issues of the residents of York and its surrounding communities. “These grants target many basic needs for struggling families and offer a…


Women’s Giving Circle of York County Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for Carolyn Eyster Steinhauser Prize Award

January 8, 2024 (York, PA) – The Women’s Giving Circle (WGC) of York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to announce that applications for this year’s Carolyn Eyster Steinhauser Prize are now available. Created in 2017 by the WGC, the award honors individuals whose contributions to community-building in York County have been marked by singular…


Help York County THRIVE with a Gift to The Fund for York County

Dear Friend: The Fund for York County is your community’s endowment – it’s the source of funding that provides opportunities for everyone to thrive now and into the future. By analyzing local data and studying our community’s greatest needs, we can focus our grantmaking to address these needs. Our efforts are collaborative and provide long-term…


The Hahn Home Fund for Embracing Aging Awards over $29,000 in Grants

The Hahn Home Fund for Embracing Aging is pleased to announce the recent grants totaling $29,999 awarded to five local nonprofits serving York County. The Hahn Home Fund for Embracing Aging is focused on improving how people experience aging in York County.  Grants from the fund support programs serving people age 50 and older. Cathy…


York County Community Foundation Earns Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar 

(YORK, PA,  August 2, 2023) – York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is proud to announce its recent Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, an online resource portal offering insight into millions of nonprofit organizations around the world. YCCF earned the highest Seal of Transparency by providing authoritative data from several validated sources, including 990s.  By updating…


York County Community Foundation Awards Over $176,000 in Environmental Grants

(YORK, PA, July 12, 2023) – The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to award over $176,000 in grants to support land and water preservation efforts in York County. The Codorus Watershed fund works to develop strategic direction and action plans to build on the work of existing watershed improvement programs. By leveraging new…


Early Childhood Educators Receive Additional Support to Care for Children

Local foundations and donors have already provided over $450,000 in incentives to more than 300 childcare teachers.   (YORK, PA, January 30, 2023) –To address the issue of attracting and retaining qualified childcare staff, the York County Early Childhood Educator Awards puts money directly into the pockets of teachers, showing sincere appreciation for their commitment…


York County Community Foundation Awards $7.1 Million in Grants in 2022

(York, PA, January 19, 2023) — York County Community Foundation (YCCF) invested $7.1 million in the York County community by awarding grants to 435 nonprofits in 2022. This total reflects grants from YCCF’s Fund for York County, the Hahn Home Fund for Embracing Aging, the Racial Equity Fund, Memorial Health Fund, and from more than 630…


York County Community Foundation Grows Grants Department

(York, PA, January 19, 2023) – The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is excited to welcome two new members to the grants team. Jason Andrews, the new Grants Program Manager and Chawna Griffith, YCCF’s new Grants Administrative Assistant. As YCCF’s Grants Program Manager, Jason will assist the grants department by compiling and analyzing data to…