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December 17, 2019

Estate Planning 101 Sessions

Ever wonder if you need an estate plan? What are the essential components? And if you’re ‘ready’ to create one?

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December 16, 2019

“How might we”, together?

This past November, the two Activate Teams began the challenging work of organizing their learnings, brainstorming the right questions, and then asking those questions to their communities to generate ideas. Here's what we learned, together:

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November 26, 2019

ExtraGive 2019 – Thank You

Thank you for making the 2019 Extraordinary Give the largest single day of on-line giving in Lancaster County history! On November 22, our community came together to support causes we care about and hosted celebrations from bucket drumming and pop-up puppy petting pods, to art events and dance parties. On that day you, your family, […]

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October 9, 2019

Introducing our new Program Officer

We're thrilled to welcome the newest member of the LancFound family, Alma Felix! Originally from San Luis, Arizona, Alma moved to Pennsylvania to study Mathematics and Public Health at Albright College, and we're so privileged to add her expertise, passion, and enthusiasm to the work of emboldening extraordinary community in Lancaster County. 

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September 26, 2019

How your business can get “EXTRA” with the ExtraGive

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September 12, 2019

Project Activate Launches

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September 10, 2019

Meet Our 2019 Baldwin Leaders

The Baldwin Leadership Program works to build strong community leaders who reflect Lancaster County today and tomorrow.  Through an 18 month process, Baldwin Leaders will pursue a project of their choice and design meant to inspire personal leadership development. From trips to ancestral homelands, to skills development, to children’s book writing, our newest class of […]

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August 6, 2019

Hate has no home here, but you do.

On Saturday, we had the privilege of attending Church World Service (CWS)’s We Stand for Welcome, a gathering of community members celebrating Lancaster’s proud history of welcome, and a redoubling of efforts to maintain that spirit far into the future.   It was a stark and powerful reminder of the strength that diversity brings to our […]

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August 1, 2019

Nearly $300,000 in grants to 16 local initiatives this spring

The Lancaster County Community foundation is proud to announce it will invest nearly $300,000 in 16 local community benefit organizations from nine different targeted funds. Learn more about one particular story of impact from this years spring grant recipients.

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July 9, 2019

Activating Ideas and Building Belonging

How might we build a Lancaster where everyone belongs? This is a big question, with many answers. At the Lancaster County Community Foundation, we believe this question will lead to many opportunities. While we, ourselves, do not have all the answers, we do know that building belonging starts with activating ideas from people across Lancaster […]

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