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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.

Recent News from Berks County Community Foundation


Wilson graduate receives Youth Volunteer Corps of Reading Youth of the Year Award
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Throughout the past program year, “Maddy” amassed over 175 hours of service to our community through YVCR. She developed innovative YVC projects...more

Community comes together to say goodbye to late Reading City Council President Jeff Waltman
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Berks County Community Foundation announced last week that City Council is establishing the Jeffrey S. Waltman Sr. Legacy Fund of Berks...more

Teen Philanthropists Award $15K To Four Organizations Addressing Mental Health Issues
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Teens in Berks County, Pa., are helping to make a difference by awarding $15,000 in grants to four organizations dealing with mental health issues, the Reading Eagle reports. The grants were...more

Karen Shuey: $143,500 in grants awarded to improve health in Berks - Yahoo News
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Berks County Community Foundation awarded the grants, totaling $143500, through its Home Health Care Foundation...more

Reading group loses $225K anti-gun violence grant because it's not an official nonprofit | WITF
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

“I'm even going to work harder.” Editor's note: The Berks County Community Foundation helps fund a portion of Anthony Orozco's position at...more

Pitt-Bradford receives grant for Green building project | Community | tiogapublishing.com
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Community Foundation for the Alleghenies

Berks County Community Foundation and Community Foundation for the Alleghenies administer the Met-Ed/Penelec Sustainable Energy...more

Newsmakers for January 9 - Reading Eagle
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

January 9, 2022 at 5:08 a.m.. Morgan Truck Body. Dan DesRochers has been promoted to president and chief operating officer. He will manage the...more

$227,300 in grants awarded to improve health in Berks County; another round of funding for ...
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Home Health Care Foundation Fund provides grants to organizations and programs that do one or more of the following: Help residents...more

Grant programs that benefit youth, women and girls accepting applications - Berks Weekly
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

1) The Youth and Philanthropy Fund of Berks County Community Foundation provides grants to Berks County programs that address youth-related...more

9 in Gov. Mifflin School District area receive grants from Berks County Community ... - Yahoo News
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Nov. 10—The Berks County Community Foundation's annual Governor Mifflin Area Charitable Program has awarded grants totaling $37300 to...more



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