We are honored to announce the establishment of the High Foundation Fund at the Lancaster County Community Foundation. This new fund joins the Community Foundation’s Forever Lancaster movement which is building our community’s philanthropic legacy.
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As we move forward, we want to identify structural barriers that business owners face, and develop recommendations for equitable business recovery using input from the community, to enhance and fill in gaps that may exist in current initiatives. We want to invite small business owners to share your stories, what is important to your business, your aspirations for small business support, and what the community can do to help you succeed.
NEW THIS YEAR! For the 2021 Extraordinary Give, we're proud to partner with The Steinman Foundation to present ten $5,000 prize awards to organizations striving to ensure equity within our community. P
We're thrilled to welcome the latest class of Baldwin Leaders into the Lancaster County Community Foundation family! Through an 18 month process, these extraordinary Baldwin Leaders will pursue a project of their choice and design, meant to inspire personal leadership development.
We are proud to announce more than $140,000 in grants to support organizational capacity building, partnerships between community benefit organizations and businesses, and music education in Columbia. We appreciate all the organizations striving to make Lancaster County extraordinary!
A cross-sector collaboration of organizations, businesses, and community members in Lancaster County is proud to announce its participation in the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s second annual Reinventing Our Communities (ROC) cohort program. This program will use a lens of racial justice to focus on equitable business recovery, and to support small business owners and entrepreneurs disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and those that have been historically and systematically oppressed.
We are proud to announce more than $380,000 in grants to support more than 30 organizations. 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!
With support from the Community Foundation's Partnership Program, the YMCA of York County and Lancaster County will be joining forces to amplify impact across the region.
Organizations and individuals across our community offer a variety of ways to experience and honor Juneteenth We've gathered some local celebrations here: