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Bill Hartman To Retire As President Of York County Community Foundation: Jane Conover, Senior Vice President, Named As Successor

Bill Hartman To Retire As President Of York County Community Foundation: Jane Conover, Senior Vice President, Named As Successor

William R. Hartman has announced his intention to retire as President of York County Community Foundation immediately following the Foundation’s Annual Meeting in May. He will remain on the Board as a community volunteer and First Vice Chair to the Board of Directors. He plans to continue to remain active in York County as a community volunteer.…


Bill Hartman Honored By Philadelphia Business Journal, National Association Of Corporate Directors

Bill Hartman Honored By Philadelphia Business Journal, National Association Of Corporate Directors

York County Community Foundation is pleased to congratulate its President and CEO, Bill Hartman, for being selected as a 2015 Outstanding Director by the Philadelphia Business Journal and the National Association of Corporate Directors. Through the annual award program, PBJ acknowledges exceptional leaders in our region who “provide vital leadership and business savvy necessary to…


Community Foundation Awards $40,000 Grant

Community Foundation Awards $40,000 Grant

York County Community Foundation recently awarded a $40,000 grant from its Embracing Aging initiative to Servants Inc to expand its Home Helps Program in York County. This program, which began in 2007, provides home repairs and maintenance services for homeowners with financial need in York County. A vast majority, 80 percent, served by the program…


Congratulate Our 2015 York Federal Fellows!

Congratulate Our 2015 York Federal Fellows!

York County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that two local nonprofit leaders have been selected as York Federal Fellows for 2015. This year’s Fellows are Anne Druck, President, York County Convention & Visitors Bureau; and Jean Treuthart, CEO, YWCA of York. The nonprofit community leaders will receive fellowships of $5,000 each to complete professional and personal…


Local Nonprofits To Be Recognized For Community Efforts

Local Nonprofits To Be Recognized For Community Efforts

York County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that several York County charitable organizations and their leaders are among the 35 finalists of the 2015 Nonprofit Innovation Awards program. Winners will be selected at an awards breakfast on Monday, March 9, 2015 from 7:30 – 10 a.m. at the Hilton Harrisburg. The Nonprofit Innovation Awards…


Local Man Leaves $1 Million Bequest To Community Foundation: Planning And Foresight Benefit Students, Numerous Charitable Organizations

Local Man Leaves $1 Million Bequest To Community Foundation: Planning And Foresight Benefit Students, Numerous Charitable Organizations

A recent million-dollar bequest to the Community Foundation created two endowed funds: one awarded $4,500 in scholarships this summer to students in West York and the other will provide grants to 10 nonprofits this fall. The Richard L. Beck Fund and the Richard Lee Beck Fund were established through a bequest from the estate of…


Community Foundation, WellSpan Health Announce New EMS Fund

Community Foundation, WellSpan Health Announce New EMS Fund

WellSpan Health has established a fund at York County Community Foundation with the goal of creating a more coordinated, regional EMS system that effectively meets the needs of York County communities. WellSpan, which established the fund with an initial investment of $500,000, hopes to grow the fund to $1 million by encouraging new donations through…


Community Foundation Awards Grants 2014

Community Foundation Awards Grants 2014

York County Community Foundation recently awarded nearly $216,000 in grants to several area nonprofits from its Fund for York County, the Community Foundation’s most flexible fund to address community needs. These grants were awarded through the Strategic Community Grants program to nonprofit organizations whose proposals addressed one of the Community Foundation’s three focus areas: Education,…


Communities In Schools Model To Provide Support In City Schools – Helps Students Stay In School, Find Resources They Need For Success

Communities In Schools Model To Provide Support In City Schools – Helps Students Stay In School, Find Resources They Need For Success

York County Community Foundation, the Women’s Giving Circle (WGC), and the United Way of York County have partnered to provide $800,000 in support of Communities In Schools (CIS), a national nonprofit that brings local resources inside schools to help students achieve academic and life success. The Community Foundation’s lead grant of $210,000 from its Fund…


Community Foundation Promotes Conover And Tate: Growth And Community Leadership Role Prompt Changes

Community Foundation Promotes Conover And Tate: Growth And Community Leadership Role Prompt Changes

In 2010, in response to the community’s request, York County Community Foundation implemented a mission designed to foster community leadership and improvement as well as engage with donors to meet their charitable objectives. “The community support has been very gratifying,” stated Bill Hartman, the Foundation’s president and CEO. “We have worked hard to accelerate improvement…



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