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January 27, 2023

Lancaster County’s Racial Equity Profile – A Call To Action

The experience of living in Lancaster is not one of equal opportunity for all, and those disparities have been clearly illustrated in Lancaster County’s first Racial Equity Profile.

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January 25, 2023

We Each Play a Part in the Future of Lancaster County

You can become a part of the 24 Club, a group of engaged individuals committed to seeing the Lancaster County community thrive through legacy giving.

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December 7, 2022

Reflections On Ten Years Of ExtraGive

ExtraGive has been a success because it taps into the spirit of caring and the well of generosity that runs deeply through Lancaster County. It has also acted as a mirror that reflects the values of our community and has worked to spark larger conversations about our shared needs and dreams.

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December 7, 2022

Announcing more than $240,000 in grant awards!

We are proud to announce $241,700 in grants to support projects all across our community. The funds will be used to promote the early education STEM, support leadership development, address criminal justice reform, preserve Lancaster County's history and culture, combat hate and prejudice, advance organizational capacity around equity and inclusion, and MUCH more!

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November 7, 2022

ExtraGive Or Not, Just Give

Whether you give your time or your voice, whether you give $10 or $10,000, it’s the fact that you give that matters most.

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October 4, 2022

Announcing more than $100,000 in Grants Awarded to Improve Lancaster County Water Quality

We are proud to announce more than $100,000 in grants to support the quality of water in Lancaster County. This grant will enable local partners to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of those projects using technology, cultural sensitivity, and science-based practices that will get our streams to clean and clear by 2040. The Lancaster Clean Water Fund is administered by the Lancaster County Community Foundation and managed by the Lancaster Clean Water Partners.

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September 9, 2022

An ExtraGive Message From CEO Sam Bressi

ExtraGive is a day for all of us. It is a reflection of our collective compassion and a glimpse into a future we hope to build together. It is a celebration of everything that makes Lancaster County extraordinary and a commitment to the generations to come.

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August 16, 2022

Advocacy is a Valuable Tool for Our Sector

The important work of the community benefit sector — which seeks to improve our community for all — should be pursued vigorously using all the tools in our collective toolshed, including advocacy.

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July 26, 2022

Announcing more than $455,000 in grant awards!

We are proud to announce more than $455,000 in grant to support projects all across our community. The funds will be used to support programs that promote the arts, preserve Lancaster County's history and culture, address environmental issues, advance organizations capacity around equity and inclusion, and more! 

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July 20, 2022

ROC Cohort Releases Plan for Equitable Small Business Recovery

Find out how the Lancaster ROC Cohort is building a strategy with BIPOC business owners for equitable small business recovery.

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