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York County Community Foundation Awards Fellowships To Community Leaders

York County Community Foundation Awards Fellowships To Community Leaders

York County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 York Federal Fellows, four nonprofit community leaders who will receive fellowships of $5,000 each to complete professional and personal leadership development in the upcoming year. The York Federal Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation launched the York Federal Fellows Program in Nonprofit Community Leadership and selected its first class…


Time For City Teachers To Commit

Time For City Teachers To Commit

This op ed appeared in the Sunday, December 1, 2013, issue of the York Daily Record. ‘Give us a chance!’ That was the cry of teachers in the York City School District during deliberations on options for a financial recovery plan that took place earlier this year. They tried to convince everyone that even though…


Community Foundation Awards Grants 2013

Community Foundation Awards Grants 2013

York County Community Foundation recently awarded $116,660 in grants to several area nonprofits from its Fund for York County and Agriculture & Land Preservation Fund. Grants from the Fund for York County, the Community Foundation’s most flexible fund to address community needs, totaled $81,660. These grants were awarded through the Strategic Community Grants program to…


Louis Appell Challenges York Countians to Reinvigorate Downtown

Louis Appell Challenges York Countians to Reinvigorate Downtown

The following remarks were given by Louis Appell Jr. at York County Community Foundation’s 2013 Donor Appreciation event on October 3 where he and his wife, Jody, were honored for their generosity and dedication to York. “Thank you, Bill, for a very generous and thoughtful introduction. The fact is that Jody and I are here…


Embracing Aging Initiative Selected to Participate in National Collaborative

Embracing Aging Initiative Selected to Participate in National Collaborative

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) has selected York County to be one of six communities from around the U.S. to participate in a Livable Communities Collaborative funded by the MetLife Foundation. York County was selected for the Collaborative based upon the Community Foundation’s Embracing Aging Initiative, which plans to make York…


Community Foundation to Roll Out Report on Making York County More Age-Friendly

Community Foundation to Roll Out Report on Making York County More Age-Friendly

York County has the potential to become a great place for people to age well, according to York County Community Foundation’s Embracing Aging Initiative. A report from the Embracing Aging Committee with specific strategies on the topic will be released on October 17 at the Penn State Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s Founders’ Luncheon at Penn State…


York County Community Foundation Honors Professional Advisors-2013

York County Community Foundation Honors Professional Advisors-2013

York County Community Foundation inducted three new members into its Professional Advisor Recognition Society at an event on September 26 at the York Fairgrounds. Induction into the Professional Advisor Recognition Society allows the Community Foundation to recognize and thank local attorneys, accountants, financial planners, and wealth advisors for their efforts in promoting charitable giving with…


Tate Testifies about Community Foundation Support of City

Tate Testifies about Community Foundation Support of City

On June 13, 2013, Bryan Tate, Vice President of Philanthropy at the Community Foundation, testified before a joint hearing of the Pennsylvania Senate and House Urban Affairs Committees Future of Pennsylvania Cities Large and Small. His remarks follow.  Thank you Chairman Argall, Chairman Gillespie, Members of the Senate Committee on Urban Affairs & Housing, and Members…


York County Community Foundation and YorkCounts Support Recovery Plan for the School District of the City of York

York County Community Foundation and YorkCounts Support Recovery Plan for the School District of the City of York

Op-Ed to the York Daily Record, July 2, 2013: YorkCounts and York County Community Foundation compliment the Chief Recovery Officer and the School District Recovery Advisory Committee for their diligence in evaluating options for the School District of the City of York. After months of research and evaluation, the Community Foundation submitted a report in…


York Revolution Steps up to the Plate

York Revolution Steps up to the Plate

The York Revolution has created a charitable endowment at York County Community Foundation that will help the organization meet its philanthropic goals over the long-term. The Revolutions will select community nonprofit organizations each year to receive grants from the York Revolution Community Fund. The Fund is a vehicle for the Revolution to give back to…



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