Lancfound Blog

Forever Lancaster

 

Lancaster is an extraordinary community. We are a community of fearless welcome built on work ethic, self-reliance and faith.We have deep passions and an inspired sense of purpose. We are one of the most generous communities in the country and we have a hellbent commitment to the things we love.
That’s why the Lancaster Read More

Opening Minds by Opening Doors: Family Museum Pass

Friends of the Railroad Museum, Lancaster, PAMany of us know that a library card can ‘unlock new worlds’ and introduce us to ideas and places we can’t travel on our own.  Thanks to the generosity of Community Foundation donors like Len Eiserer, local residents can use their library card to open actual doors and experience some of Lancaster County’s most engaging Read More

Meet our Donors: Reverend Payne

“Reverend Christian talked a lot about education… I thought maybe it would be a good idea if our church established a college scholarship program in his name.” 

Reverend Payne has put a stake in the community.  By establishing a scholarship fund, Reverend Payne is honoring his friend and colleague, Reverend Christian, who always encouraged education Read More

Meet our Donors: Jim & Sally Saxton

“If everyone looked ahead and said ‘Let’s invest a piece of our estate back into our community,’ and that rippled, 30 years down the road it could be a phenomenal investment.” 

Jim and Sally Saxton, long-term YMCA supporters, came to the Community Foundation because they wanted to make an even bigger impact on the organization Read More