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


Salvation Army awarded $60000 to help Berks needy
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

“These generous grants will help fill critical gaps in funding that have ... The Berks Community Foundation grant will benefit Salvation Army clients...more

Berk County Community Foundation awards $307800 to 59 nonprofits hurt by coronavirus pandemic
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The funding from the foundation's COVID-19 Nonprofit Continuity Grants program will help with unexpected expenses or revenue losses that are...more

Community Foundation Issues $307800 in Emergency Grants to 59 Berks Organizations
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Community Foundation recently surveyed Berks County nonprofits about the impact of the economic crisis caused by the pandemic. The...more

Downtown Alive Free Summer Concert Series will Return in 2021
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Berks County Community Foundation, which has been financially supporting the concert series since its inception in 2015, is providing major...more

Canstructure: A Youth Structure Building Competition to Fight Hunger
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

VOiCEup Berks, a fund of Berks County Community Foundation and an affiliate of Youth Volunteer Corps, is a local organization dedicated...more

Brecknock Township's Buxton Conservancy is great for a walk in the woods
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

After surveying residents and receiving a $37,500 grant from Berks County Community Foundation, volunteers began planning and developing...more

Berks County Community Foundation awards $33200 in grants to Gov. Mifflin area organizations
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Berks County Community Foundation announced a grant for the Governor Mifflin Area Charitable Program that will be used for hands-on...more

Inaugural class selected for Berks County's Nonprofit Management Certificate
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The 24 members of the inaugural class for Berks County Community Foundation's new Nonprofit Management Certificate program have been...more

Feb. 11 meeting explains grants available to residents of Albany Township
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

A new charitable program at Berks County Community Foundation will award grants to organizations and initiatives that benefit the people of...more

Berks County Community Foundation distributes $2300 in grants to schools
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Berks County Community Foundation has announced it latest round of classroom mini-grants, doling out $2,300 to six schools across the...more

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Berks County, PA

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Y Life Teaches Students about Philanthropy


Y Life Teaches Students about Philanthropy

The Junior League of Gaston County, in partnership with the Central Family YMCA, has put the Y Life Program back on running track. It’s been operating for eight years, but has lost funding. Now, Junior League stepped in to help it continue.


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