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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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.
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.
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!
You already know that ExtraGive is on November 17. But we have more BIG news!
The LGBTQ+ Giving Circle announces $57,500 in grants that will support and celebrate LGBTQ+ Lancastrians.
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.
Announcing Scholarship Awards for 2023-2024!
To equip our team for Bridge Building work, four Community Foundation colleagues are taking part in a national leadership cohort.
We are proud to welcome Murry Foundation as a second Presenting Sponsor of ExtraGive.