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York County Community Foundation President to Retire

York County Community Foundation President to Retire

(YORK, PA, February 24, 2023) – The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) Board of Directors has stated that President and CEO Jane Conover has announced her retirement, effective November 30, 2023. Conover joined the Foundation in 2010 as Vice President of Community Investment and was promoted to President in 2015. “We are very grateful for […]


A Name for the Ages

A Name for the Ages

Celebrating Our 10th Anniversary September 2022 – August 2023! To mark this milestone, we are sharing highlights from our work over the past 10 years. In 2016, we held A Name for the Ages campaign to question aging stereotypes and create a conversation about what name older York Countians prefer and why.  Here’s what we learned. […]


Op-ed: We Can Accomplish More Together Than We Can Alone

Op-ed: We Can Accomplish More Together Than We Can Alone

“We can accomplish more together than we can alone.”— Max De Pree True words that are often forgotten. York County Community Foundation understands that to resolve complex social issues in our community, it will take transformative thinking and collaboration among multiple organizations.  That is why we are thrilled to have made two recent multi-year grants to […]


Early Childhood Educators Receive Additional Support to Care for Children

Early Childhood Educators Receive Additional Support to Care for Children

Local foundations and donors have already provided over $450,000 in incentives to more than 300 childcare teachers.   (YORK, PA, January 30, 2023) –To address the issue of attracting and retaining qualified childcare staff, the York County Early Childhood Educator Awards puts money directly into the pockets of teachers, showing sincere appreciation for their commitment […]


York County Community Foundation Awards $7.1 Million in Grants in 2022

York County Community Foundation Awards $7.1 Million in Grants in 2022

(York, PA, January 19, 2023) — York County Community Foundation (YCCF) invested $7.1 million in the York County community by awarding grants to 435 nonprofits in 2022. This total reflects grants from YCCF’s Fund for York County, the Hahn Home Fund for Embracing Aging, the Racial Equity Fund, Memorial Health Fund, and from more than 630 […]


York County Community Foundation Grows Grants Department

York County Community Foundation Grows Grants Department

(York, PA, January 19, 2023) – The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is excited to welcome two new members to the grants team. Jason Andrews, the new Grants Program Manager and Chawna Griffith, YCCF’s new Grants Administrative Assistant. As YCCF’s Grants Program Manager, Jason will assist the grants department by compiling and analyzing data to […]


18 York County Organizations Receive over $1.3 Million for Community Health Programs

18 York County Organizations Receive over $1.3 Million for Community Health Programs

(York, PA, January 9, 2023) – Memorial Health Fund, a supporting organization of the York County Community Foundation, recently awarded over $1.3 million in grants to 18 York County organizations to address compelling health issues of the residents of York and its surrounding communities. “The Memorial Health Fund (MHF) board is pleased to approve the […]


18 York County Organizations Receive over  $1.3 Million for Community Health Programs

18 York County Organizations Receive over $1.3 Million for Community Health Programs

(York, PA, January 9, 2023) – Memorial Health Fund, a supporting organization of the York County Community Foundation, recently awarded over $1.3 million in grants to 18 York County organizations to address compelling health issues of the residents of York and its surrounding communities. “The Memorial Health Fund (MHF) board is pleased to approve the […]


York County Community Foundation Awards Over $460,000 in Grants to Nine Local Organizations

York County Community Foundation Awards Over $460,000 in Grants to Nine Local Organizations

(YORK, PA, December 15) – The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is committed to building economic mobility for low-income people through its impactful THRIVE grant opportunities from the Fund for York County. THRIVE grants focus on programs and collaboratives that transform lives and the York community. YCCF is pleased to announce the following grants: $100,000 […]


York County Community Foundation Carries on Legacy of “The Father of World Weightlifting” Bob Hoffman

York County Community Foundation Carries on Legacy of “The Father of World Weightlifting” Bob Hoffman

York, PA — Bob Hoffman championed the causes of healthful living, nutrition, and physical fitness during his lifetime. Upon his death in 1985, the terms of Mr. Hoffman’s Last Will and Testament provided funding for the creation of the Bob Hoffman Foundation to make charitable awards and contributions for “the promotion of public health and […]



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