Berks County Community Foundation



Berks County Community Foundation helps people find the best way to make charitable gifts to support their community.


Established in 1994, the Community Foundation is a public benefit, tax exempt, 501(c)(3) corporation overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors who set the strategic goals of the organization. They facilitate the progress toward these goals by staying alert for opportunities to improve the quality of life in Berks County and assist in identifying ways the philanthropic sector can contribute.


Web Address

www.bccf.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @BerksFoundation

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Berks County Community Foundation


World AIDS Day observance in Reading remembers victims, looks to future
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

When the first case in the nation was reported in 1981, Kevin K. Murphy, president of the Berks County Community Foundation and a former special assistant to the Pennsylvania Secretary of Aging, was...more

More than $60000 awarded to Boyertown area organizations for community projects
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

BOYERTOWN, PA – The Boyertown Area Charitable Program of Berks County Community Foundation has awarded $63,820 in grants to...more

than $60000 awarded to Boyertown area organizations for community projects
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

BOYERTOWN, PA (November 28, 2017) – The Boyertown Area Charitable Program of Berks County Community Foundation has awarded $63,820...more

Is Giving Tuesday a Wash for Small Nonprofits or a Forum for Experimentation?
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

“When Shady Hollow decided to participate last year, it followed the guidelines recommended by the Berks County Community Foundation, including which days and how often to post about the campaign...more

Berks County foundation seeks applicants for Power of the Purse grants
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Berks County Community Foundation is looking to dole out some cash to local nonprofit organizations that help Berks County girls or women. The foundation is seeking applications for grants...more

Berks County foundation seeks applicants for Power of the Purse grants
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Berks County Community Foundation is looking to dole out some cash to local nonprofit organizations that help Berks County girls or...more

Editorial: Pennsylvania local governments badly need updated system
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Pennsylvania Economy League and Berks County Community Foundation delivered a blunt, troubling message to people representing local governments, agencies and organizations. It's something...more

#GivingTuesday not always easy money for nonprofits
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, United Nations Foundation

When Shady Hollow decided to participate last year, it followed the guidelines recommended by the Berks County Community Foundation, including ... "Quite frankly, it's very successful for some...more

Fiscal crisis looming over Pennsylvania communities
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Kevin Murphy, the president of the Berks County Community Foundation, began the presentation by saying the tax system, which was created...more

For Berks County communities, the financial news is bleak
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

"I wish we were here delivering better news," the executive director of the Berks County Community Foundation said. "This is not a happy news...more

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