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


18th Ward Public Meeting #3, Final Draft Master Plan will be Reviewed
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

A Master Plan is being finalized through a $55,000 state grant awarded to the Berks County Community Foundation. The 18W has been working closely with its consultant, Simone Collins Design Group of...more

Animals from around the world inhabit new exhibit at Reading Public Museum
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Bruce and Renee Dietrich Endowment fund along with the Wyomissing Foundation and the Friends of the Reading Public Museum Fund helped fund the renovation costs. The museum also received a grant...more

Berks Country 2018 Agricultural Newsmaker of the Year: Lucine Sihelnik
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

"People who are low-income and who live in the city typically have to travel long distance to get to grocery stores, so food is brought into bodegas where there is a limited selection,"...more

Berks, city leaders collaborate, pledge $1.7M toward Reading revitalization
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Several organizations and the city have pledged $1.7 million to help boost revitalization projects in downtown Reading. The funding includes $795,000 in grants from the Berks County Community...more

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Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

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More than $1.7 million committed to revitalizing downtown Reading over five years
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The funding includes $795,000 in grants from Berks County Community Foundation to continue the annual Reading Fire + Ice Fest (which takes place this coming weekend, January 12 and 13), the Downtown...more

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

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