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Why Focus on Improving Attitudes on Aging?

Why Focus on Improving Attitudes on Aging?

As our initiative first evolved in fall 2013 and people learned more about it, we received push-back regarding the Embracing Aging name.  Since that time, when in the community talking about our work, we are often greeted with glazed over eyes, body language indicating discomfort in the topic, and verbal comments expressing aging as unimportant…


Stories of Older Adults Embracing Their Age

Stories of Older Adults Embracing Their Age

Advocating for Safe Walking When North York Borough resident Liz Eisenhart made the decision to stop driving due to a decline in vision, she knew she didn’t want it to keep her from participating in the activities she enjoyed, which included workouts at Curves. Fortunately, a N. George Street rabbittransit bus stop was only a…


YCCF is Seeking a Community Investment Officer

YCCF is Seeking a Community Investment Officer

YCCF is seeking a Community Investment Officer to manage our field of interest and competitive grantmaking programs. York County Community Foundation Community Investment Officer Job Description York County Community Foundation creates a vibrant York County by engaging donors, providing community leadership, and investing in high-impact initiatives while building endowment for future generations. The Community Investment…


YCCF’s Embracing Aging Awards $89,000 in Grants To Improve Lives of Older Adults in York County

YCCF’s Embracing Aging Awards $89,000 in Grants To Improve Lives of Older Adults in York County

Eleven programs designed to improve the quality of life for older adults in York County are the newest recipients of grants from the York County Community Foundation’s (YCCF) Hahn Home Fund for Embracing Aging. “We want older people in the community to have options for where and how they want to live,” explains Cathy Bollinger,…


York College Alumnus Carries Out Dream Through Fund at York County Community Foundation

York College Alumnus Carries Out Dream Through Fund at York County Community Foundation

Mont Z. Shaull Scholarship Fund Supports York College Community Opportunity Scholarship Program York, PA —Mont and Cheryl Shaull are providing academic opportunities to students in York City after their lifetimes through the creation of the Mont Z. Shaull Scholarship Fund at York County Community Foundation (YCCF). A graduate of William Penn High School in the…


$111,000 in Grants From York County Community Foundation to Support Education, Workforce Development and Downtown and Neighborhood Revitalization

$111,000 in Grants From York County Community Foundation to Support Education, Workforce Development and Downtown and Neighborhood Revitalization

York, PA — Twelve programs designed to improve the quality of life in York County are the newest recipients of grants from the York County Community Foundation’s (YCCF) Fund for York County, Beautiful York Program Fund, Children’s Program Fund, and the White Rose Foundation Fund. “Through building relationships with the organizations applying for grants from…


Cornie Wolf: A Generous Spirit

Cornie Wolf: A Generous Spirit

York has lost another strong leader and we offer our condolences to Governor Wolf, Frances, their family and many friends on the loss of Cornie Wolf. A gracious philanthropist and leader, Cornie’s influence appears all over York. At York County Community Foundation (YCCF), we see it every day as we enter our offices in The…


YCCF Welcomes Dellinger and Glezer to Board

YCCF Welcomes Dellinger and Glezer to Board

York, PA — To continue the traditions of exceptional stewardship of donors’ gifts and leading community progress, York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to announce the addition of Liz Dellinger and Michael Glezer to its board. “YCCF board members bring a variety of expertise and experiences to their service to the Community Foundation. Their collective…


Our York Media Takes Home $20,000 Grant from YorIt Live Pitch Event

Our York Media Takes Home $20,000 Grant from YorIt Live Pitch Event

Rebecca and Will Hanlon of Our York Media came out victorious in an exciting YorIt Social Venture Challenge (SVC) Live Pitch on April 18. Four finalists shared their ideas with the York community, and YorIt members voted for the SVC winner who received a $20,000 grant from the organization. The community was also invited to…


Codorus Watershed Grants Awarded to Municipal Organizations

Codorus Watershed Grants Awarded to Municipal Organizations

Three York County municipal organizations received grants from York County Community Foundation’s (YCCF) Codorus Watershed Endowment Fund for vital stormwater projects that will reduce pollutants in the Codorus Watershed. In late 2017 a volunteer committee set up a special funding stream to help municipalities obtain pre-construction funding for stormwater projects, including design, permitting, engineer costs.…



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