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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…


YorIt Awards $26,500 for Social Venture Challenge Projects

YorIt Awards $26,500 for Social Venture Challenge Projects

YorIt received so many great ideas for its 2013 Social Venture Challenge that the growing organization of young philanthropists decided to select two organizations to receive funding totaling $26,500. A Social Venture Challenge grant of $20,000 was awarded to CoWork 155, a co-working office site and community gathering place in the heart of downtown York…


$1 M for Agriculture!

$1 M for Agriculture!

York County Community Foundation received a $1 million bequest from the Estate of John T. Smith, a local philanthropist and icon in the farming community. Mr. Smith, who died in July 2012, was an advocate for the agricultural community and a staunch supporter of student scholarships for agricultural studies. Mr. Smith’s bequest supports the Community…


Congratulations to the 2013 York Federal Fellows!

Congratulations to the 2013 York Federal Fellows!

We’re very excited to announce our newest class of York Federal Fellows! The group of four went through a grueling application and interview process to earn a self-directed program of professional and personal growth that will take them from Minneapolis to Boston to Nashville. 2013 York Federal Fellows: Joan Mummert, York County Heritage Trust; Trent Davis, Servants…


A New Education Model for York

A New Education Model for York

To ensure that 100 percent of York City students receive a premier education and are equipped for college or career. YorkCounts and York County Community Foundation presented a bold and innovative recommendation for a new education model for the City of York to the Chief Recovery Officer’s Advisory Committee.


Agriculture Fund Reaches Milestone

Agriculture Fund Reaches Milestone

In an incredible example of the power of endowment, the Robert R. Anderson Family Fund, which was established in 1995 with a $1 million gift, has now surpassed the $1 million mark for grants and scholarships awarded in support of agriculture in York County! Pictured is Isabel Anderson, whose bequest created the fund.



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