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York County Community Foundation Awards Over $176,000 in Environmental Grants

York County Community Foundation Awards Over $176,000 in Environmental Grants

(YORK, PA, July 12, 2023) – The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to award over $176,000 in grants to support land and water preservation efforts in York County. The Codorus Watershed fund works to develop strategic direction and action plans to build on the work of existing watershed improvement programs. By leveraging new […]


York County Community Foundation’s Racial Equity Fund Awards $11,000 in Grants to Two Local Organizations

York County Community Foundation’s Racial Equity Fund Awards $11,000 in Grants to Two Local Organizations

(YORK, PA, July 11, 2023) – The Racial Equity Fund (REF) Grant Program of the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) recently awarded $11,000 in grants to two local nonprofits. The REF Committee is comprised of community leaders of color who select projects that address issues of racism and inequity. The Racial Equity Fund offers grants […]


Retaining Our Early Childhood Educators

Retaining Our Early Childhood Educators

YCCF is focusing our grantmaking on helping lower-income people achieve economic mobility. Quality childcare is critical to a child’s development and to a parent’s ability to sustain employment for the whole family to thrive. York County’s 2020 Economic Action Plan identified the lack of quality, reliable, and affordable childcare as a major barrier to attracting […]


York County Community Foundation Awards Over $720,000 in Grants to Eight Local Organizations

York County Community Foundation Awards Over $720,000 in Grants to Eight Local Organizations

The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is committed to building economic mobility for low-income people through its impactful THRIVE Grants from  the Fund for York County. The Fund for York County is focused on supporting our community’s most pressing issues. Our THRIVE grants support programs in the focus areas of housing, career development, transportation, childcare, […]


What Would It Look Life If Aging Wasn’t Bound By Ageism?

What Would It Look Life If Aging Wasn’t Bound By Ageism?

Enrolled in the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities, York County, PA is committed to helping our residents have opportunities and accessibility to the people, places, and experiences we need as we grow older. In Spring 2023, we convened our county commissioners and community partners to discuss barriers hindering progress to this goal and […]


Reimagining Aging in York County

Reimagining Aging in York County

YCCF commissioned an Embracing Aging Study to assess the livability of York County. The report identified the need for centralizing information, services, and opportunities for older adults in the smartest, most efficient, and comprehensive way. As a result of this study, we set on a journey to create TroveStreet. Launched in Spring 2022, TroveStreet, an […]


York County Community Foundation Hosts Annual Meeting to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Embracing Aging and Update Community on 2022 Key Accomplishments

York County Community Foundation Hosts Annual Meeting to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Embracing Aging and Update Community on 2022 Key Accomplishments

(YORK, PA, May 23, 2023) – The York County Community Foundation held its Annual Meeting at the newly remodeled Yorktowne Hotel on May 11. The event was attended by over 200 people and began with a one-hour program to highlight the philanthropic work of the Foundation. The event also celebrated the 10th anniversary of Embracing […]


Seven Local Nonprofits Receive Over $210,000 for Community Health Programs

Seven Local Nonprofits Receive Over $210,000 for Community Health Programs

(York, PA, May 18, 2023) – Memorial Health Fund, a supporting organization of the York County Community Foundation, recently awarded over $210,000 in grants to seven York County organizations. These grants will help address compelling health issues of the residents of York and its surrounding communities. “The Memorial Health Fund (MHF) board is pleased to […]


2022 Annual Report Message from the CEO and Board Chair

2022 Annual Report Message from the CEO and Board Chair

York County – you are remarkable! It is because of your generosity and our shared vision for our community that we can fuel community transformation. We are grateful for you! In 2022, we launched new initiatives and programs, celebrated milestones, and helped organizations and individuals sustain their legacies forever. We’re doing all of this in […]


York County Community Foundation Awards Over $35,500 in Grants to Seven Local Organizations

York County Community Foundation Awards Over $35,500 in Grants to Seven Local Organizations

(YORK, PA, April 17, 2023) – The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to announce the first round of grants awarded this year to seven local organizations committed to making York County a place where everyone can THRIVE! The Fund for York County is focused on supporting our community’s most pressing issues. Our new […]



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