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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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April 20, 2021

Connecting community to careers, and careers to belonging

More than 18 months after beginning, SouthEast Lancaster City now has its newest monthly career fair as part of Project Activate's SouthEast Worx initiative.

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April 19, 2021

Congratulations Pitch Winners!

Even the obstacles of a pandemic can't stop the extraordinary innovation of our business sector! For nearly 10 years, the Community Foundation is proud to support ASSETS' Great Social Enterprise Pitch: a friendly business competition designed to spur ideas, launch dreams, and expand the way Lancaster County does business by harnessing the creativity of social enterprise.

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March 15, 2021

A gateway to agricultural advocacy

The pandemic has changed so much about the way we communicate and connect in fundamental ways. With the increased digitization of human contact, it's made receiving mail a rare treat for so many of us. And, around this time each year, the Community Foundation receives just about the best mail you could hope for: dozens of thank you letters from students who are part of the Pennsylvania Future Farmers of America.

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March 16, 2021

Congratulations Baldwin Leaders

Recently we got the honor to celebrate the Baldwin Leaders extraordinary work and hear all the extraordinary things they did since the start of the program. Hear from them about their projects.

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March 15, 2021

Top 3 Takeaways from our C-Suite Conversations

Over the month of February, In Good Company-- a joint initiative with the Community Foundation, ASSETS, and the Lancaster Chamber hosted a series of digital conversations to with local business leaders to discuss how we can best learn from each other, build collective understanding, and use business as a force for good in our community.

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February 10, 2021

Celebrating black history, past, present, and future

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