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


Three directors re-elected to board of Berks County Community Foundation
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

READING, PA (April 18, 2018) – P. Michael Ehlerman, Ramona D. Turpin and Alfred Weber have been re-elected to Berks County Community Foundation's board of directors. The Community Foundation's...more

Youth Volunteer Corps/VOiCEup to Host Events to Celebrate Global Youth Service Day in Berks
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

VOiCEup Berks, a fund of Berks County Community Foundation and an affiliate of Youth Volunteer Corps, is a local organization dedicated to connecting all sectors of Berks County to volunteer...more

Spotlight: Voting underway for America's Main Streets contest
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

In celebration of "wheels," which has been cited as the hallmark of man's innovation, Studio B will begin a two-month project funded by a $5,600 grant award from the Boyertown Area...more

Consider It: Right-to-Work, or Right-to-Work-for-Less?
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

The Berks County Community Foundation's latest Consider It discussion tackles the topic of Right-to-Work, labor unions, workers' rights and the American Economy. This forum is moderated by Karen...more

Restored Reading Area Firefighters Museum a window into the past
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

One was a $23,200 grant from the Building Industries Exchange of Reading through the Berks County Community Foundation in October, which funded one of the museum's most extensive renovations. The...more

'Wheels' on exhibit at Studio B; learn history and future of transportation
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

In celebration of “wheels,” Studio B's art exhibit begins a two-month project funded by a $5,600 grant award from the Boyertown Area Charitable program of Berks County Community Foundation...more

Berks County's first salt-immersion experience opens in Wyomissing
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

She worked with Berks County Community Foundation's Jumpstart Incubator to develop a business plan, then settled on a location visible from State Hill Road. She worked with a designer to turn the...more

Diakon Community Services to offer free 'Living a Healthy Life' workshop
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

The grant covers provision of workshops at Diakon senior living communities in Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lehigh, Mifflin and Union counties. Developed for those ages 50 and older, the program is...more

AFP Berks Honored With a Friends Of Diversity Designation and as a Ten Star Chapter
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

Chapters receive the Ten Star Award for performing specific activities designed to increase professionalism within fundraising and public awareness of the importance of philanthropy. Only one-third...more

Campaign aims to develop good oral health from birth
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Deibler is part of the Brush Up on Oral Health! campaign convened by the Berks County Community Foundation to improve oral health in Berks County, following a four-year effort among area dentists,...more

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