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New Grants Program Associate Joins York County Community Foundation

New Grants Program Associate Joins York County Community Foundation

Roth J. Preap has joined the York County Community Foundation (YCCF), one of the fastest-growing community foundations in Pennsylvania, as grants program associate. As a member of the Community Investment Department, Roth supports the Foundation’s unrestricted grant making, as well as compiling and analyzing data to help maximize and promote community impact. “As a life-long…


YCCF Names Three New Members to Board of Directors

YCCF Names Three New Members to Board of Directors

York County Community Foundation (YCCF) has added three new community members to the board of directors to continue the organization’s commitment to connecting with a broader audience to strategically think about our growth and impact on the future of York County. At a board meeting prior to the organization’s 2019 Annual Meeting on May 16,…


Memorial Health Fund Awards $1 Million Grant for New UPMC Pinnacle Memorial Hospital

Memorial Health Fund Awards $1 Million Grant for New UPMC Pinnacle Memorial Hospital

April 1, 2019 (York, Pa.) – The board of the Memorial Health Fund (MHF) has awarded a $1 million grant for the inclusion of green spaces on the grounds of the new UPMC Pinnacle Memorial Hospital. The importance of green spaces to promote healing and mental health aligns with MHF’s focus on transforming the ways…


York County Community Foundation’s WellSpan EMS Fund Awards  $33,000 Grant for EMS Provider Merger

York County Community Foundation’s WellSpan EMS Fund Awards $33,000 Grant for EMS Provider Merger

York, PA — In an ongoing effort to create a uniform EMS system that provides high-quality service to all areas of York County, the York County Community Foundation’s (YCCF) WellSpan EMS Fund has awarded a grant of $33,000 to three local nonprofit EMS providers to create efficiencies and optimize service delivery. The three organizations in…


Embracing Aging’s Issue with Facebook’s 10 Year Challenge

Embracing Aging’s Issue with Facebook’s 10 Year Challenge

Shortly after the start of 2019, I noticed a new trend emerging on Facebook.  Titled the How Hard Did Aging Hit You challenge, users were encouraged to post side-by-side photos of them now and from 10 years ago as physical evidence of how they are holding up as they age. While I believe people on Facebook…


New York County Brand Announced: “Have It Made Here”

New York County Brand Announced: “Have It Made Here”

New brand honors the maker’s spirit of York County York, PA – From our fields to our factories, York County is known worldwide for the things we make. York County now has a new destination brand to attract visitors built on the maker’s spirit that drives our economy. The new brand, logo, and tagline Have It…


McConkey Named to Nonprofit Board

McConkey Named to Nonprofit Board

Human Resources Professional Joins YCCF Board of Directors   York, PA — Suzanne McConkey, SPHR has joined the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) board of directors to continue the organization’s commitment to strategic thinking, vision, and the future of York County. McConkey serves as the Vice President Human Resources for Glatfelter Insurance Group and has…


13 York County Organizations Receive $228,000 for Health Programs

13 York County Organizations Receive $228,000 for Health Programs

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 $228,160 in grants to 13 York County organizations. “The grants approved by the Memorial Health Fund Board are impacting members of our community before…


Women’s Giving Circle Recognizes Community Contributions of Carolyn E. Steinhauser

Women’s Giving Circle Recognizes Community Contributions of Carolyn E. Steinhauser

Inaugural Carolyn E. Steinhauser Prize Announced York, PA — Women’s Giving Circle of York County Community Foundation announced the launch of the Carolyn E. Steinhauser Prize, recognizing the extraordinary contributions of its founder at a luncheon on Thursday, November 8. The prize was conferred on its namesake and inaugural recipient, Carolyn E. Steinhauser at a…


What Will Your Legacy Be?

What Will Your Legacy Be?

In October 2017, more than 100 students and school employees from across York County attended the Leadership Summit: Dialogue on Race to learn about what they can each do to make their schools and our community more inclusive. Hosted by the YWCA of York, the event was supported with a grant from the Fund for…



Whatever Your Passion, We Can Make It Your Legacy.

What Will Your Legacy Be?