Recent Grants

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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.


Fund for York County 

Education – $16,000

  • Leadership York for the Future Leaders of York Program.
  • Young Thinkers of York for the FIRST Tech Challenge Program.

Other – $32,499

  • Give Local York for the Stretch Pool Fund. 
  • County of York for York County Broadband: Demand Aggregation and Analysis Project.
  • Leave A Legacy to be a Lead Partner to inspire people to make a charitable bequest.  

Embracing Aging – $174,959

  • Benjamin & Bond for the Navigating Aging Program.
  • Good News Cons. for developing, presenting and evaluating a program for first responders.
  • Golden Connection Community Center, Inc. for a memory care family support program.
  • Greenstone Mosaic for a navigating aging program.
  • Windy Hill Senior Center, Inc. for the York County Senior Center’s Co-Op Project.

Crull S. Kister Fund

  • Boy Scout Troop 23 – General support for troops.
  • Boy Scout Troop 37B – General support for troops.

Doris E. Schwartz Education Fund – $23,810

  • Cornerstone Youth Home for the Teaching the Whole Student Program.
  • NAMI for the P.A.U.S.E. Pilot Program

Environment – $39,500

  • Watershed Alliance of York for the Youth Conservation and Fishing Day. (Codorus Watershed Program Fund)
  • York County Planning Commission for agricultural outreach and BMP implementation.
  • York Fresh Food Farms for high tunnel upgrades for season extension.

Mabel Slifer Fund for People and Animals in Need Fund – $25,000

  • Latinos Unidos of York for the Ambassador Pilot Program.

Walter B. Loucks—Bose Fund & Charlotte R. Langione Fund – $10,000

  • Cultural Alliance of York County for Artist Professional Development. The Artist Professional Development grant serves to provide support for York County artists looking to elevate their art practice and career.