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.

Child Care Consultants, Inc.
Helping Home-Based Child Cares Improve Accreditation $28,000
York County Libraries
Sensory Story Time $6,000
Studio 117
A’s get Beatz $6,000
Logos Academy
WorkForce Integration Program $21,500
Young Thinkers of York, Inc.
Math2Succeed $5,000
STEAM Center $2,634
Saint Matthew Lutheran Church
B.E.A.S.T. Initiative P.U.S.H. $2,500
Leadership York
Future Leaders of York Program $3,500
School District of the City of York
Teacher Excellence Recognition $20,000
Total $95,134

York County Economic Alliance
City of York Ecosystem Development $130,550
York Economic Action Plan $100,000
The Grotto Community Center
Co-Working Space Launch $6,000
Total $236,550

Diakon Child, Family & Community Ministries
Kinship Support Group $5,700
Communities in Schools of Pennsylvania
Hannah Penn Community of Hope $25,000
Accountability for Life
Mentoring Program $6,000
Children’s Home of York
Independent Living Program $4,683
Community Progress Council
Economic Self-Sufficiency Program $25,000
Bridge of Hope of York County
Best Practice Consulting and Training $4,700
Total $71,083


Cross Keys Village
Dementia Friendly America $5,475
PennCares Support Services
Wellness Initiative for Senior Education $3,000
Crispus Attucks Association
Enhancing Job & Small Business Development Skills $6,000
Financial Prep for Retirement $6,000
York Jewish Community Center
Life & Advanced Care Planning $4,870
Diversity & Cultural Differences $6,000
Servants, Inc.
Home Repair & Modifications $155,120
Total $186,465


York County Planning Commission
Public Thoughts on Open Space Protection in York County $15,000
Jackson Township, York County
Codorus Watershed Improvements $12,000
York County Economic Alliance
Codorus Beautication Initiative $100,000
Watershed Alliance of York
Second Annual Youth and Family Fishing and Conservation Day $3,800
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeepers Association
Greener Codorus Initiative $1,500
Spring Grove Area Middle School
Meaningful Watersheds and Wetlands Trip $1,800
West Shore School District
Energy Savings Matching Rebate $5,000
Living Word Community Church
Energy Savings Matching Rebate $5,000
Grace Fellowship
Energy Savings Matching Rebate $484
Farm & Natural Lands Trust of York County
Land Preservation $30,000
Total $174,584

Family First Health
Kids Against Cavities $6,000
York Fresh Food Farms
Expanding York’s Mobile Produce Market $15,000
Just 4 Today Sober Living
Recovery Guidelines & Expectations for Success $2,301
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
School Breakfast Outreach in York County $6,000
White Rose Pickleball Association
Pickleball Courts $6,000
Red Lion Area School District
School Dental Hygiene Program $15,000
Total $50,301


Greater York Dance
Restorative Dance $6,000
Theatre Arts for Everyone (TAFE)
Theatre Alive $6,000
Cultural Alliance of York County
Professional Development Prototyping $8,264
York Symphony Orchestra
Embracing Aging Community Choral Concert $2,500

York Town Craft Guild

Metals Program $5,000
Total $27,764

York County History Center
Celebrating York’s Unity Through 10,000 Acts of Kindness $20,000
Diversity & Inclusion Initiative $15,000
Racial and Social Justice Program $15,000
Total $50,000

Downtown Inc.
Codorus Creek Beautication $200,000
Downtown Pole Banners $13,500
York County Rail Trail Authority
Rail Acquisition: Hanover to Spring Grove and Bair $20,000
City of York
York City Collaborative Vision $20,000
City of York Kiva Hub $20,000
17th Annual A Taste of York City $1,750
Northeast Neighborhood Association
Neighborhood Improvement Plan $25,000
York Habitat for Humanity
Chestnut Street Construction Project $20,000
Salem Square Foundation
Elm Street Program $10,000
Royal Square Development & Construction
N. George Street Improvement Loan $250,000
Red Lion Borough
Creation of a Nonprofit to Bring Arts & Culture to Red Lion $7,068
Shiloh Baptist Church
Hope Fest $1,000
Total $588,318

Unrestricted grant dollars come from the Fund for York County, Hahn Home Fund for Embracing Aging,
Codorus Watershed Fund, Agricultural and Land Preservation Fund, Children’s Program Fund, Beautiful York
Fund, Nonprot Management Assistance Fund, Social Impact Investment Fund, Doris E. Schwartz Education
Fund, Pat and Carol Innerst Fund for Education, C Wm Trout Fund, Margaret “Peggy” Knoch Memorial Fund,
Walter B. Loucks-Michael Alan Bose Arts Fund, Charlotte R. Langione Fund and Memorial Health Fund.