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YCCF takes  seriously the responsibility of stewarding community funds entrusted to us by the extraordinary generosity of York County donors. Volunteers and staff screen each grant proposal and strive to select those which will offer the best possible outcomes for our community. Below is a list of the grants that were awarded in the past year through YCCF’s discretionary funds.

THRIVE Grants – $575,318         

  • 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
  • LogosWorks for its Capacity-Building Through Community Collaboration program
  • The PROGRAM, It’s About Change, for its collaboration with the Reentry Opportunity Center’s Ready to Work program
  • Friends & Neighbors of Pennsylvania Inc., for a program coordinator position
  • APJ Foundation for vocational training and mentorship to young people
  • New Hope Ministries for a York County Workforce Development Program
  • Servants Inc. for the purchase of a utility van
  • Creating Opportunities in neighborhood Environments, Inc. for an analysis of Phases I & II of The Homes at Thackston Park development in York City
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness York County for its PAUSE in School program
  • YMCA of the Roses for Youth Development programs at TechRev York

Racial Equity Grants – $99,000          

  • Community Progress Council for its Community Progress Council- Language Access and Equity Project
  • York Area Development Corporation for its Supportive Services at Dutch Kitchen
  • Appell Center for the Performing Arts for its Culturally Responsive and Teen Empowered Creative Career Programs
  • Handle with Care Project UPLIFT US Project
  • Junior Achievement (JA) of South-Central PA for its Empowering Equitable Tomorrows in the School District of the City of York Program
  • Shiloh Baptist Church for The Impact Project (TIP)
  • York College of Pennsylvania for its Race, Mentorship and Career DEI Readiness Program
  • York County History Center to support the Community Historian for Diversity and Inclusion Position
  • YWCA York Leadership for its Youth Summit Expansion Program
  • YWCA York for its Voice/Vision/Value – An Advocacy Workshop Series for Teens

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 – $174,309

  • 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
  • Lower Susquehanna Riverkeepers for its Greener Codorus Initiative program
  • Horn Farm Center for Agricultural Education for a new solar system and energy efficiency improvements

Nonprofit Management Assistance Grants – $20,000

  • York County Libraries to conduct an operational analysis of the thirteen public libraries in York County

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 – $1.3 Million         

  • 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
  • Bell Socialization Services, Inc., for its Handle with Care program to create a Community & Law Enforcement training and wellness project.
  • Byrnes Health Education Center, for its Preventive Health Education program which aims to deliver educational standards aligned with preventive health curriculum to students from Pre-K through 12th grade through multiple delivery platforms.
  • Family First Health, for its Community-Based Health Care Partnership program at LifePath Christian Ministries to offer an integrated care model at LifePath’s shelters with the goal of linking guests to primary care resources.
  • Feel Your Boobies Foundation, for its Breast Health Education, Outreach and Targeted Messaging campaign to reach young Hispanic Women and Underserved Populations.
  • First Capital Community Transport Partners, for its Cardiac Monitor Replacement program to replace an obsolete cardiac monitor/defibrillator/external pacer combination unit.
  • Friends & Neighbors of Pennsylvania Inc., to expand its Coordinated Street Outreach to Unsheltered Neighbors program, which seeks to serve unsheltered homeless persons in York County.
  • Junior Achievement of South-Central PA, for its STEM Summit to Expose York County Students to Medical Careers program to help students explore healthcare concepts and careers through hands-on activities and volunteer interactions.
  • Leg Up Farm, Inc., for its Enhanced Patient Care Initiative to increase innovative services available to special needs children by training therapy staff in new, evidence-based treatments.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness York County, for its PAUSE (Peers Advocating for Ur Success Everyday) Youth Mental Health Support program – a three tier in-school comprehensive mental health crisis, prevention, intervention, and educational program for York County middle schools and high schools.
  • Pappus House, to purchase equipment for its new home and expanded mission of compassionate end-of-life care.
  • Parish Resource Center, for its Legal Clinic in collaboration with PIRC (Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center) to fill the need for clear, reliable, safe, and affordable legal advice for people who have immigrated to York County.
  • Spring Grove Area Middle School, for The Rocket Wellness Center, a space that offers advanced primary care to meet the physical and mental health needs of all its staff and family members.
  • White Rose Leadership Institute, for its Give Local York Healthcare Stretch Pool to strengthen local communities by providing critical funding for the work of community partners.
  • York City Little League, for an Indoor Training and Activity Center to allow for continued winter athletic activity, specifically baseball and softball training and conditioning.
  • York College of Pennsylvania, for its Simulation Integration in Health Education Settings program, designed to develop health professionals who are better prepared to tackle the challenges of wellness in the 21st century.
  • York County Children’s Advocacy Center, for its Child and Family Spanish Interpreter/Translation Services program to provide an interpreter and translation services to enable full access to forensic interviewing, forensic medical and family advocacy services for child victims of abuse and their caregivers.
  • York Fresh Food Farms, for its Taste! Food as a Platform for Neighborhood Health program which will offer community engagement, outreach and interactive cooking demonstrations, tastings, and food skills education to encourage and inspire York families to cook and eat healthy meals on a budget.
  • York Jewish Community Center, for its Momentum Movement Program, with Expansion for Recovery and Social Support program to improve the physical and mental well-being of individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease or neurocognitive conditions by providing activity, recovery, and social and mental support.