The Community Foundation gives you a way to put your passions into action. We connect you to a wide spectrum of local community benefit organizations and help you make a long-term impact on the issues that matter to you. Learn more about Forever Lancaster, browse our community funds below, or get inspired by local stories of giving.
The Gerdy Family Fund will be used to support specific projects that have a positive impact in the areas of education, public health, and environmental sustainability.
Girls on the Run (GOTR) of Lancaster inspires girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrated running.
Music at Gretna presents world-class artists in programs designed to delight and educate audiences in beautiful Central Pennsylvania settings. We exist to serve the music and enrich the lives of all who listen, encouraging further arts engagement, facilitating encounters with accomplished performers and preserving the tradition of live performing arts.
Contributions made to this fund will help Habitat acquire properties for new construction or renovation, purchase building supplies, grow our construction team, and expand our volunteer program.
This fund will support ministry, mission work, education, outreach or any and all work that helps the organization to “know Jesus and make him known.”
Humane League of Lancaster Fund will help to ensure our mission of protecting and sheltering pets; placing pets in permanent adoptive homes and preventing pet overpopulation. Through this mission the League seeks to create a community where all pets are protected and wanted.
Our most flexible and responsive endowed fund, your donation supports emerging needs while keeping the vibrancy of our shared future as its priority.
Provide assistance for students pursuing a career related to creative writing, journalism, communications, theater, or anthropology.
Jeff’s Kids Fund will support Lampeter-Strasburg student activities like the middle school Cape Henlopen trip and the high school Ski and Snowboard Club, fulfilling Jeff’s goal of making life changing experiences accessible to all kids.
Supports health and human services for low income individuals in Lancaster County.
This fund will forever support the betterment of parks in Lancaster County by prioritizing nursery stock of specimen trees and native plants; acquiring and preserving parks; creating accessible park experiences; and other uses that inspire exploration and use of Lancaster County parks.
The Josh Druce and Kate Zimmerman Fund will be used to intentionally and impactfully support community benefit organizations that are close to our hearts including those addressing housing issues, mental health, and recovery.
Junior Achievement’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Junior Achievement teaches the key pillars of economic success: Financial Literacy, Entrepreneurship, and Work Readiness. Junior Achievement partners with members of the business community to teach young people lessons in personal finance, business, and the world of work. Together, we are inspiring young people to build a better future for themselves and their community.
This fund was created to provide a dependable source of income in support of the objectives of the Junior League of Lancaster and the League’s commitment to the community.
This fund will benefit organizations and causes important to Kevin Krum and Clinton Bublitz.