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 County groups, city pledge $1.7 million in plan to revive Reading
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The funding includes $795,000 in grants from the Berks County Community Foundation to support events designed to draw people to downtown Reading: the annual Reading Fire + Ice Fest (which takes place...more

Berks County charities report mixed results in donations
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

And that isn't likely to bode well for the roughly 200 nonprofits in Berks and the needy that rely on their services. "The poorest residents in Berks depend on the organizations that will be...more

GRIP helps college-bound students gain tuition traction
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Greater Reading Immigration Project is selling International Flavors of Berks County discount cards to raise money for undocumented students headed to higher education. "I've been pushing...more

BB&T donates to Boyertown organizations and other company news
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Previously, the BB&T Economic Growth Fund of Berks County Community Foundation awarded a $100,000 grant to Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust in January 2017, and a $120,000 grant to...more

Berks County Community Foundation awards $41000 to support rural arts programs
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Berks County Community Foundation has awarded seven grants totaling $41000 to bring arts programs to rural areas of the...more

Berks County Community Foundation awards $41K in grants to arts programs
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

This is the third year of Rural Arts funding for this program, which provides choral music workshops throughout rural Berks County to give singers the opportunity to perform a variety of music with...more

$1M in grants to support Boyertown downtown revitalization
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

BB&T representatives, Berks County Community Foundation representatives, Building a Better Boyertown representatives, Boyertown area officials and community leaders gathered on Friday, Dec....more

Tri-County Week in review: Cutting 6 positions in Pottstown a possibility
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

"This is a great community," Scott V. Fainor, BB&T community banking group executive, said during the announcement Friday in downtown Boyertown. "It's a very exciting...more

Boyertown organizations receive $1 million in grants from BB&T Economic Growth Fund, offer of ...
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Lehigh Valley Community Foundation

BOYERTOWN, PA (December 15, 2017) – BB&T today announced $1 million in grants to Boyertown organizations from the BB&T Economic Growth Fund of Berks County Community Foundation. The...more

$1M grant set to give Boyertown tourism, economic boost
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

For a year, members of a committee, with the help of a $120,000 grant from BB&T Economic Growth Fund of the Berks County Community Foundation, worked to devise a plan to build up tourism in...more

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