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October 4, 2021

Announcing more than $140,000 in grants

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!

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August 17, 2021

3 things we’re learning from Lancaster Snapshot

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August 18, 2021

Reinventing Our Communities Cohort Launches

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.   

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August 6, 2021

Announcing more than $380,000 in Grant Investments

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! 

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June 15, 2021

Creating a regional support for spirit, mind, and body

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.

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June 15, 2021

Local Juneteenth Celebrations

Organizations and individuals across our community offer a variety of ways to experience and honor Juneteenth We've gathered some local celebrations here:

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May 17, 2021

PA is Ready Briefing

Regional foundations and grantmakers, including the Community Foundation, were privileged to attend a briefing from PA is Ready!, a community-led network and participatory grantmaking serving Pennsylvania’s diverse immigrant and refugee communities. In the presentation, members of the PA is Ready! coalition shared how communities are mobilizing to build on their existing strengths and provide a forum for discussion on how funders can support these efforts, as well as discuss the ongoing needs and barriers they face in social and political contexts. 

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May 17, 2021

Generations of generosity

In the spirit of instilling a commitment to community across generations, Cathie Rosado is helping her son Caleb open his own fund to support his passions. 

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April 30, 2021

BB&T now Truist Economic Growth Fund Supports Local Colleges

The BB&T now Truist Economic Growth Fund at the Lancaster County Community Foundation has provided nearly $850,000 to support seven higher education institutions committed to supporting career placement opportunities for Lancaster youth. 

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April 20, 2021

A race like no other, for a time like no other

In the wake of this, the YWCA is reimagining its 23rd Race Against Racism to promote safe participation, connect us to local history, and inspire action. As a Community Foundation, we are committed to a journey of learning, and emboldening antiracist efforts in Lancaster County, and we are proud to support this year's Race as a Champion Sponsor!

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