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


The Conversation: Franki Aitken
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

During the early years of the philanthropic-oriented organization, Aitken worked on a ... BW: Why is philanthropy important to Reading right...more

Reception marks transfer of First United Church of Christ building and endowment
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

The occasion was marked at a reception on Thursday, August 10, at the Community Foundation. The congregation of First UCC was facing all...more

Historic Reading church begins next chapter with new owner
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

"I am greatly humbled," Donnachie said Thursday evening at a reception at the Berks County Community Foundation in Reading. "I don't feel worthy...more

Local religion digest: Reading City Church to hold open house for First City Parish
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

At 5 p.m., Berks County Community Foundation, Third and Court streets, will sponsor a time of fellowship and refreshments to celebrate the donation...more

Muhlenberg Community Library Receives Grant to Replace Computers and Offer New Classes
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

The grant provided money for the purchase of 13 laptops and 2 bilingual AWE Learning Early Literacy Stations™, child-safe computers for...more

How will the pay-to-play probe affect efforts to revive Reading?
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Kevin K. Murphy, president of Berks County Community Foundation, was among those listing the positives. "Clearly, Reading has begun to turn...more

Pa. police receive K-9 corps grant
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Pa. police receive K-9 corps grant ... about $14,650 in funding from a new grant program administered by the Berks County Community...more

Berks County Community Foundation has funds trying to give away money
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The fund provides grants for programs by established arts organizations that will bring ... Several grants are now available to Berks County...more

About 135 people take part in Run for Taylor event at high school in Hamburg
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Sunday's event raised $5,200 for a Hamburg High School scholarship fund, managed by the Berks County Community Foundation, which selects...more

Community Foundation seeks Health and Human Services Program Officer
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

READING, PA (July 12, 2017) – Berks County Community Foundation is seeking to expand its staff through the addition of a Health and...more

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