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September 7, 2023

The Lancaster County Hunger Mapping Project Has Been Released

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank recently released the results of the Lancaster County Community Hunger Mapping Project. The goal was to create a road map that will close the gaps that keep Lancaster County households from accessing the nutrition they need and reduce the number of individuals and households challenged with food insecurity.

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August 23, 2023

The ROC Cohort Continues to Strengthen the Local Small Business Ecosystem

The ROC cohort launched the ROC Loan, hired a Community Engagement Coordinator, hosted the president of the Federal Bank of Philadelphia, and launched the ROC Giving Circle. The next steps for the Lancaster ROC Cohort are filled with promise and impact. Read on to learn more about these ongoing initiatives.

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August 2, 2023

Community Bridge Builder Program: An Update

In 2022, the Community Foundation rolled out the new Community Bridge Builders Program, which promotes bold, visionary, and collaborative projects that honor differences between people, promote greater levels of understanding, and enhance civic dialogue.

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July 25, 2023

More than $300,000 awarded throughout Lancaster County

With help from volunteer grant reviewers, and through the power of our community’s endowment, these funds are working to provide individuals with service animals, support early education in STEM, bolster leadership development, find solutions for refugee housing, combat hate and prejudice, foster cognitive, social and emotional growth in youth, and inspire residents and communities of color to become leaders of conservation, among numerous other amazing projects!

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July 18, 2023

ExtraGive FEST + One World Festival Combining This Fall

You already know that ExtraGive is on November 17. But we have more BIG news!

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June 16, 2023

LGBTQ+ Giving Circle Announces Inaugural Grant Awards of More Than $50,000

The LGBTQ+ Giving Circle announces $57,500 in grants that will support and celebrate LGBTQ+ Lancastrians.

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June 14, 2023

Lancaster Equity Council Announces $25,000 in Grants to Support the Projects of 5 BIPOC Individuals

This is the second grant cycle to be awarded from the Lancaster Equity Fund since its inception in 2021, in partnership with the Lancaster County Community Foundation, with the intent to amplify the voices and visions of BIPOC individuals in Lancaster County. 

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June 5, 2023

Announcing Scholarship Awards for 2023-2024!

Announcing Scholarship Awards for 2023-2024!

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May 30, 2023

Community Bridge Building: A Learning Journey

To equip our team for Bridge Building work, four Community Foundation colleagues are taking part in a national leadership cohort.

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May 9, 2023

ExtraGive Welcomes Murry Foundation as second Presenting Sponsor

We are proud to welcome Murry Foundation as a second Presenting Sponsor of ExtraGive.

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