Lancfound Blog

Our Work in Columbia

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Throughout our 90 year history, the Lancaster County Community Foundation has been investing in Columbia through funds such as the Paris H. Meyers Music Endowment Fund. However, in 2010 the Community Foundation identified Columbia, along with Lancaster City, as focus of our Long Term Creative Solutions Program, one program of our Ah-Ha Project; Creative Solutions Read More

Welcome to our Newest Class of Baldwin Fellows!

Welcome to our 2014 class of John Baldwin Fellows!

The John Baldwin Fellowship program, now in its 7th year, develops the leadership of Lancaster County nonprofit organizations by providing funding for individualized plans for personal and professional development. Five fellows have been selected to participate in the program in 2014, and will meet several times Read More

Update: TEC CENTRO

Tec Centro Program: Tec Centro

 Partner Organization: SACA Lancaster (and many other community organizations!)

 Grant: $315,000 Long Term Creative Solutions Matching Fund 

For the past several years, we’ve been proud to partner with the Spanish American Civic Association (and many other organizations in our community!) to make Tec Centro- an innovative bilingual technology center- a reality in Read More

A Fresh Idea

Local Food

Program: Food Hub

Partner Organization: Lancaster County Council of Churches

Grant: $100,000 Long Term Creative Solutions Matching Fund

The Lancaster County Council of Churches has seen the number of people coming to its food bank double in the past five years. But in addition to serving more, the organization wanted to serve our community’s at-risk Read More