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Inspiring Our Youth and Protecting Our Waterways

On August 16, 2023, thirteen high school students graduated from Crispus Attucks’ Codorus Corridor Summer Enrichment Program. During this six-week program, students met with several York County business leaders to engage in hands-on learning opportunities. Each week, they examined improvement strategies for the Codorus corridor while being introduced to workforce development opportunities in architecture, engineering, […]

Finding a Place to Call Home

The lack of affordable and safe housing in York is impacting thousands of residents in our County. The 2023 State of the Nation’s Housing Report by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies reinforces what local agencies already know: America is experiencing record disparities in income and significant housing shortages. Allocating over 30% of your […]

A Fund for Our Furry Friends

Michele McKinney works as the Finance and Payroll Specialist at YCCF and is a long-time supporter of the York County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (YCSPCA). After a staff visit, Michele fondly remembered the day her family welcomed Gracie Mae into their home. “We would randomly stop in to see which dogs […]

Treating the Root Causes

York County Court of Common Pleas Judge Craig T. Trebilcock began to notice how invisible factors like substance abuse, trauma, mental health disorders, unemployment, and homelessness were driving repeated criminal behaviors. That’s when the now retired judge started to see the whole person standing inside his courtroom, not just their criminal record. Judge Trebilcock also […]

York County Community Foundation Awards Over $144,000 In Grants to Local Nonprofits

York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is excited to announce its most recent round of grants to local nonprofits serving the York County community. Natalee Gunderson, President & CEO of YCCF, expressed her pride in the partnerships YCCF has created with both its donors and local nonprofits, stating, “YCCF’s donors are truly committed to investing in […]

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 […]