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


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

Grant Program Brings Wider Reading Selection to Berks County Classrooms
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Community Foundation awarded $2,300 to six projects in four school districts. Four of the projects involved an expansion of available...more

Youth Volunteer Corps of Reading Advocacy Project Expands
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

Penn Street Bridge Renovations Improve Community Accessibility
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

... in Motion Consumer Action Group (CAG), which meets the second Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Berks County Community...more

Berks County Community Foundation Announces Two Executive Promotions
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Berks County Community Foundation has announced the promotion of two executives to new positions within the organization. Frances A. Aitken...more

$64000 awarded to Boyertown-area organizations for community projects
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

BOYERTOWN — The Boyertown Area Charitable Program of the Berks County Community Foundation has awarded $64,741 in grants to six...more

Community Foundation to offer new Nonprofit Management Certificate
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

READING, PA – Berks County's nonprofit executive directors and high-potential staff members can earn a new Nonprofit Management Certificate...more

Berks County Community Foundation's JumpStart Incubator offering more offices in Reading
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Since 2012, the Berks County Community Foundation has hosted the JumpStart Incubator in its downtown Reading headquarters. According to...more

Walking theater in Reading: a story and a message
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The streets of downtown Reading transformed into a walking theater Saturday as actors in the Reading-based arts group, Barrio Alegria,...more

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