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York County Community Foundation Honors Reed Anderson at Annual Professional Advisor Event

York County Community Foundation Honors Reed Anderson at Annual Professional Advisor Event

(YORK, PA, October 8) – York County Community Foundation (YCCF) inducted the late, D. Reed Anderson, Esq. into its Professional Advisor Recognition Society at an event to recognize accountants, attorneys, financial planners, investment advisors, and trust officers for their efforts in promoting charitable giving through YCCF’s endowment funds. Reed Anderson joined Stock and Leader, Attorneys…


Keystones Oral Histories

Keystones Oral Histories

YCCF is always ready to support educational initiatives to ensure our youth and adults receive the best access to resources and information. When former educator, Bryan Wade came to us with his plan to offer curricula and resources that would meet those needs, we were happy to support his community project. In his grant application,…


CASA’s Workforce Development Program Secures Employment for York Residents

CASA’s Workforce Development Program Secures Employment for York Residents

CASA is a nonprofit organization founded in 1985 in Takoma Park, Maryland as a grassroots response to the human services needs of Latino immigrants. Today, CASA is a regional multi-service organization with offices in York and Lancaster, working to improve the quality of life for working class and immigrant communities. Of the many services provided…


Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: José Santiago

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: José Santiago

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re spotlighting local members of the community who strive to make York a great place to live.   Meet, José Santiago. José identifies himself as a Latino of Puerto Rican descent. He currently works as the director of both the YMCA of York and York County’s New American Welcome…


COVID-19 Response Fund Awards Final Grant

COVID-19 Response Fund Awards Final Grant

Grant to Create York Rental Stability Network  York, PA — Beginning in March 2020, York County Community Foundation and United Way of York County joined together to create the York County COVID-19 Response Fund, and through the generosity of the community, raised more than $1,195,000. Over the past 18 months, the fund has awarded more…


York County Community Foundation Awards Grants Scored by Community Grant Readers

York County Community Foundation Awards Grants Scored by Community Grant Readers

(YORK, PA, September 9) – Members of the community helped York County Community Foundation (YCCF) advance its vision to create a vibrant York County by awarding 12 nonprofits grants totaling $64,019. The community grant making program of YCCF invites residents from across York County to bring a wider perspective to the review process. Volunteer grant…


York County’s Age-Friendly Action Plan Receives AARP Endorsement

York County’s Age-Friendly Action Plan Receives AARP Endorsement

(YORK, PA, August 19) – The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to announce the approval of York County’s Age-Friendly Action and Evaluation Plan – a requirement for enrollment into AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. Bill Armbruster, Senior Advisor, AARP Livable Communities said, “The plan is amazing!  It has everything and more…


Grant Writing: An Insider’s Guide

Grant Writing: An Insider’s Guide

by Roth J. Preap, Grants Program Associate   You are short on time, and you have multiple proposals to submit, you wish you just knew what information was the most pertinent. We have all been here before. So much to do, but so little time. The fact of the matter is that you are doing…


York County Community Foundation Launches Racial Equity Fund to Focus On Inequities In York County

York County Community Foundation Launches Racial Equity Fund to Focus On Inequities In York County

(YORK, PA, August 17) – York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Racial Equity Fund Grant Program that will focus on “shifting the paradigm of equitable opportunities.” The Racial Equity Fund Committee is comprised of community leaders of color. The grant program they designed supports projects that address issues of…


COVID-19 Response Fund Awards Grant to Address Childcare Staffing Crisis

COVID-19 Response Fund Awards Grant to Address Childcare Staffing Crisis

Early childhood education and childcare are essential for working families and for our community’s economic future. The COVID-19 pandemic escalated already existing barriers to women’s economic participation, inequities for women and families of color. Child Care Consultants, Inc. reports that, from March 2020 to March 2021, 1,773 fewer children are enrolled in childcare programs in…



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