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The First 10 Initiative

The First 10 Initiative

YCCF focuses on improving children’s ability to succeed academically and reducing stresses that prevent them from coming to school each day ready to learn. Teaching children so they are well-prepared for life and work is the key to their future and the future of our community. But what about making sure young children are prepared…


York County Community Foundation Honors Professional Advisor

York County Community Foundation Honors Professional Advisor

York, PA — To celebrate contributions to creating a vibrant York County, York County Community Foundation (YCCF) inducted Jeffrey C. Goss, Esq. into its Professional Advisor Recognition Society at a virtual event on Thursday, October 8. Induction into the Professional Advisor Recognition Society allows the Community Foundation to recognize and thank local accountants, attorneys, financial…


York County Community Foundation Launches Fund for Racial Equity Initiatives

York County Community Foundation Launches Fund for Racial Equity Initiatives

York, PA — The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is taking a tangible step to advance racial equity in our community with the creation of a grant fund dedicated to support racial equity efforts. The Racial Equity Fund will have two components – a pool of resources to make grants now and a permanently endowed…


Op-Ed: Creating a Vibrant York County for Everyone

Op-Ed: Creating a Vibrant York County for Everyone

“Change is difficult, but often essential to survival.” – Les Brown The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is dedicated to taking the necessary steps toward advancing racial equity in our community. As an organization, we are doing the work to identify the fundamental changes that are needed to allow YCCF to move in alignment with…


Community Grant Readers Select Second Round of Grants from York County Community Foundation

Community Grant Readers Select Second Round of Grants from York County Community Foundation

Members of the York community helped York County Community Foundation (YCCF) continue to advance its vision to create a vibrant York County by awarding 10 grants to nonprofits totaling $58,985.   These grants are part of a new grant making program started this year by YCCF, changing its competitive grant making by inviting members of…


12 York County Organizations Receive $284,350 for Health Programs

12 York County Organizations Receive $284,350 for Health Programs

September 23, 2020 (York, Pa.) – To address compelling health issues of the residents of York and its surrounding communities, Memorial Health Fund, a supporting organization of the York County Community Foundation, recently awarded $284,356 in grants to 12 York County organizations. “The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn national attention to disparities in healthcare and mental…


COVID-19 Response Fund Continues to Support Organizations Keeping York Countians Fed and in Their Homes

COVID-19 Response Fund Continues to Support Organizations Keeping York Countians Fed and in Their Homes

York, PA —  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create economic hardships for many York Countians, the York County COVID-19 Response Fund continues to award grants to organizations providing much needed relief for families. To date, the fund, launched jointly by the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) and United Way of York County, has raised…


York County is Part of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities!

York County is Part of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities!

York County is committed to improve our community’s livability.  As such, we are proud to be included in the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities, which is part of the World Health Organization’s Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities.  A livable community is one that is safe and secure, has affordable and appropriate…


Grants from COVID-19 Response Fund Help Community Leverage Critical Federal CARES Rent Relief

Grants from COVID-19 Response Fund Help Community Leverage Critical Federal CARES Rent Relief

York, PA —  As our community continues to be impacted by economic hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, grants from the York County COVID-19 Response Fund will continue to keep families fed and in their homes. To date, the fund, launched jointly by the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) and United Way of…


Grants from COVID-19 Response Fund Help Keep Families Fed and in Their Homes

Grants from COVID-19 Response Fund Help Keep Families Fed and in Their Homes

York, PA — The York County COVID-19 Response Fund, launched jointly by the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) and United Way of York County, has awarded a second round of grant funding to keep families fed and in their homes as they experience hardship due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis.  To date,…



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