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

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Recent News from Berks County Community Foundation


Music - The Universal Language
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation

Wells Fargo Foundation approved a $2,000 grant for the music therapy program and the Outreach Committee of the Reading Musical Foundation...more

Spotlight: Arts grants awarded by community foundation; choral society awards scholarships
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

$15,000 plus an additional $5,000 that must be matched by new sponsorships or donations to support the Sabor Latino Music & Arts Festival put on...more

BB&T donates $50000 to Jump Start Incubator to help entrepreneurs create jobs
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

READING, PA (June 7, 2017) – BB&T has donated $50,000 to the Jump Start Incubator at Berks County Community Foundation to support...more

Community Foundation awards $52200 to bring the arts to downtown Reading
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

READING, PA – As part of a larger effort to build on the increasing momentum to revitalize downtown Reading, Berks County Community...more

Berks Encore breakfast brings in $435000
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

... Greater Berks Development Fund, Kutztown University Foundation, Penn State Berks/Lehigh campuses and Berks County Community...more

Berks' Best 2017: Meet our judges
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Kevin K. Murphy joined Berks County Community Foundation as its first employee in 1994. He is president of the foundation and chief executive...more

Women's group donates $37000 to 7 community organizations
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Local women, calling their group the Power of the Purse, have donated $37,000 to seven community organizations in Berks County. Since its start...more

Power of the Purse gives $37000 to organizations helping Berks County women and girls
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

A group of women started the Power of the Purse in Berks County Fund at Berks County Community Foundation in 2012 to improve the lives of...more

UGI presents $28000 to Berks organizations
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The second was a $15,000 gift to the Berks County Community Foundation in ... was presented to ACSI Children's Community Foundation in...more

2017 MidDay Cafes - Dates and Entertainment Announced
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

... Street Plus, Kozloff Stoudt Attorneys, Greater Reading Chamber & Economic Development Corporation, and Berks County Community...more

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