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September 8, 2020

Eviction Prevention Network offers hope to those in Lancaster County

The Eviction Prevention Network is one of the shining lights of hope, providing financial assistance and services to those who need them most. A coalition of organizations, funders, local government and utilities.

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December 7, 2020

Announcing Additional 2020 Grants

This year, COVID-19 pushed us to redirect some of our funding to address immediate needs and also starkly revealed the disproportionate impact on people of color in our community.  As part of our commitment to confronting racism in Lancaster County, this new round of funding continues the work towards addressing the gap between Black-led social change organizations and philanthropic support for those organizations, while also providing capacity-building resources.

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September 16, 2020

2020 Passion Grants

The Lancaster County Community Foundation is proud to announce it will invest $285,740 in 15 local community benefit organizations from nine different Passion Grant funds.

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August 24, 2020

$22,000 Investment from Lancaster Cares

Six local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting the reopening of the Landis Adult Day Services Center, two programs that assist school aged children with online learning, an initiative focused on keeping individuals connected with family members, and programs providing resources and guidance to at-risk and in-need adults through these uncertain times.

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August 10, 2020

Emboldening the Eviction Prevention Network

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July 30, 2020

$25,000+ Investment from Lancaster Cares

Three local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting a program that provides medical and counseling services to adults and teens, an initiative ensuring uniforms, backpacks, and school supplies can be safely distributed to schoolchildren and a program that provides clients with meals and assists them in looking for additional financial and food resources.

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July 24, 2020

$30,000+ Investment from Lancaster Cares

Five local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting programs that mitigate food insecurity and hunger, a program that monitors the free-roaming cat population, as well as, providing computer equipments to students and PPE for individuals with intellectual disability and autism.

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July 7, 2020

$10,000+ investment from Lancaster Cares

Four local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting a program geared towards keeping families connected to loved ones and medical professions during Covid-19, two programs working to provide shelter and necessities for refugees and sex-trafficking survivors, as well as, a program that supports community members transitioning into stable housing.

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June 19, 2020

$6,000+ investment from Lancaster Cares

Three local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting a bi-lingual project focused on educating adults on child safety, an initiative to safely move families into new homes while following CDC guidelines, and a program that focuses on mental health in Black and Latinx communities during a time of great uncertainty.

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June 12, 2020

$30,000 investment from Lancaster Cares

Five local community benefit organizations receive funding through Lancaster Cares, supporting programs that mitigate food insecurity, a program to reduce living costs for homeless individuals and families, an initiative to help individuals recently released from prison, and a summer program for school-aged children with working parents.

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