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YCCF takes very seriously the responsibility of stewarding community funds entrusted to our care by the extraordinary generosity of York County donors. Volunteers and staff vet every grant proposal to strive for the best possible community outcomes. Below is a list of the grants that were awarded in the past year through YCCF’s discretionary funds.

Total Discretionary Grants Awarded: $380,393

THRIVE Grants – $115,318          

  • White Rose Leadership Institute IDI (Intercultural Development Inventory) for its Pilot Program for York County Nonprofits
  • Valley Youth House for its Independent Living Program for York County Youth
  • Bro2Go INC. for its Careers Expansion Project
  • New Hope Ministries for its Dover Community Engagement Project
  • YMCA of the Roses for The Fund for Humanity
  • Y Community Development Corporation for its South Penn Street Physical Vision Plan
  • York Jewish Community Center for its Family Services Coordination Program
  • YWCA York for its Bridge Housing Program Financial Literacy Program
  • York Habitat for Humanity for its Financial Education Program
  • PennCares Support Services for its Community Enrichment Project
  • Salvation Army, Hanover for its Service Unit Emergency Services
  • Downtown Inc for Ophelia’s Making Agency
  • Children’s Home of York for its Help George Street Residents Hit the Ground Running Program
  • Crispus Attucks Association for its Rising and Thriving Healthcare Initiatives
  • The Movement of York, Inc. for The Movement Pantry

Racial Equity Grants – $30,000          

  • Community Progress Council for its Community Progress Council- Language Access and Equity Project
  • York Area Development Corporation for its Supportive Services at Dutch Kitchen
  • YMCA of the Roses for its YouthDev at TechRev Program

Embracing Aging Grants – $51,084                     

  • Stewartstown Area Senior Citizen Center Inc. for its Access Program
  • UPMC Pinnacle Foundation for its Senior Music Therapy Pilot Program (Studio 117)
  • White Rose Leadership Institute for its Give Local York Embracing Aging Prize
  • Hospice & Community Care for its Enhancing Care Through Intergenerational Volunteer Pilot Program
  • Servants Inc. for its Servants Healthy Homes Initiative
  • Windy Hill Senior Center, Inc. for its Empowering Older Adults Through Creative Writing Program
  • PennCares Support Services for its Wits Workout and Aging Positively Program
  • Stewartstown Area Senior Citizen Center Inc. for its “Inspire” Program
  • Suicide Prevention of York for its Make It Ok to be an Older Adult Program
  • Cultural Alliance of York County for its Circus Dreams Creative Aging Residencies Program

Agriculture & Environment Grants – $194,309

  • Farm & Natural Lands Trust of York County for FNLT Capacity Building 2022-24 Project
  • Watershed Alliance of York, Inc. for West Branch Codorus Creek Ecological Restoration Study
  • Re-Source York for its Lighting Retrofit Project
  • Horn Farm Center for Agricultural Education for its Sustainable Energy Project

Arts & Culture Grants – $8,321

  • Theatre Arts for Everyone for its Acting Divine After School Program

 Beautification Grants – $1,050

  • Creative York for its York Arts Week

Children’s Grants $186,200

  • Junior Achievement of South Central PA for its Programs in York County Title 1 Schools
  • Young Thinkers of York, Inc. for The GEAR (Gaining Early Access to Robotics) Project Part 2
  • York Day Nursery to expand access to accessible and affordable childcare in York County
  • Girls Who Code Inc. for its 3rd-12th Grade Afterschool Clubs Program
  • Children’s Museum of Lancaster (DBA Hands-on House) for its Museums For All Program
  • Red Lion Area School District for its Dental Program

LGBTQ+ Funds – $684

  • Rainbow Rose Center for its Halloween Spirit Bash: Youth Costume Making & Spirit Day Fun!

Memorial Health Fund Grants – $174,985          

  • UPMC Pinnacle Foundation for its Music Therapy Program
  • Catholic Charities – Camp Hill for its Parents as Teachers Program and Trauma Certification Program
  • York County Rail Trail Authority for Phase Two of its Hanover Trolley Trail Expansion
  • New Hope Ministries for its Expanded Mobile Food Pantry
  • United Way of York County for its Double Your Impact! Make York Healthier through United Way of York County Program
  • Northeastern Little League-Zions View Athletic Association for its Northeastern Little League Program