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


Berks Community Health Center Invites You To “Picture Berks Healthy”
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

Community organizations also being honored as Founders are: Berks County Community Foundation, Berks County Medical Society, Penn State Health-St Joseph's, Tower Health (Reading Hospital), United Way...more

BCTV Announces 2018 Eugene L. Shirk Community Builder Honorees
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

From 2007 to 2009 Mrs. Miller was the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Outreach Project for the Berks County Community Foundation and has returned to the Berks County Community Foundation as a...more

Boyertown eyes walking, biking, running trail
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

As part of ongoing plans to attract tourists, Boyertown is hoping to provide a walking, biking and running trail called Hidden Valley Trail in the Boyertown area connecting to neighboring Montgomery...more

Colebrookdale Railroad rides into 2018
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

In a 2016 Visioning & Strategic Planning process held by the railroad, the Berks County Redevelopment Authority, Building a Better Boyertown, and the Berks County Community Foundation, the...more

Evergreen Community Power plant to close
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The company also received a $15,000 grant from the Berks County Community Foundation's Met-Ed Sustainable Energy Fund in 2003 to conduct a feasibility study. It also received a $40,000 loan from...more

Build-a-Bike Project to Benefit Youth in Reading
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

Youth Advisory Board Hosts A Vision of Hope Art Exhibit
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

Reading, PA – The Youth Advisory Board for Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC), Reading, led by VOiCEup Berks, is hosting an art exhibit during the month of February, culminating in a public reception on...more

'Vision of Hope' art exhibit reception at Berks County Community Foundation in Reading
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

'Vision of Hope' art exhibit reception at Berks County Community Foundation in Reading ... A public reception Sunday at the Berks County Community Foundation helped cap off a monthlong exhibit by...more

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

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