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


Expert panel to discuss Right-to-Work laws as part of “Consider It”
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The next installment of Berks County Community Foundation's “Consider It” discussion series will focus on Right-to-Work laws at a gathering in Reading on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 5 p.m. at the...more

Berks still carved up under Pennsylvania Supreme Court map
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

"It really should be seen as unacceptable," said Kevin Murphy, President of the Berks County Community Foundation. "They are treating Berks County like a political pinata. It's time...more

Foundation funding supports projects at four Berks schools
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Four local schools will undertake special projects thanks to some financial support from the Berks County Community Foundation. The foundation has announced its latest round of classroom mini-grants,...more

Foundation funding supports projects at four Berks schools
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Four local schools will undertake special projects thanks to some financial support from the Berks County Community Foundation. The foundation has announced its latest round of classroom mini-grants,...more

Mini-grants bring innovation to Berks County classrooms
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

From designing synthetic biological devices to creating an outdoor classroom, students around Berks County are benefitting from grants for school activities and projects. In its annual classroom...more

Leaders want Berks County to have one congressman
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Berks County Community Foundation and the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance have written a letter to the governor demanding change. They are calling for Berks County to be served by one...more

Grant will aid program for LGBTQ youth at Children's Home of Reading
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

A new program at the Children's Home of Reading is committed to finding foster and adoptive families for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning, or LGBTQ, youth."It started from a...more

Partnership Helps to Promote Youth Structure Building Competition in the Community
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

Five takeways from Wally Scott's State of the City Address
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

... has been working more with the Reading School District, particularly with resolving truancy issues. He also praised the recent decision to move ninth-graders to Reading High School. He also...more

Wolf Administration Awarded Grant to Improve Outcomes, Sustainability in Early Childhood Programs
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation, Heinz Endowments

“This grant will allow child care providers the ability to focus on the development and nurturing of the children in their care,” said Acting DHS Secretary Teresa Miller. “Evidence shows that...more

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