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Community Funds

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.

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Gerdy Family Fund

Gerdy Family Fund

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 Endowment Fund

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.

Gretna Music Fund

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.

Habitat Flex Fund

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.

Hempfield United Methodist Church Fund

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

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.

I Love Lancaster Fund

Our most flexible and responsive endowed fund, your donation supports emerging needs while keeping the vibrancy of our shared future as its priority.

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James R. Buescher Memorial Scholarship Fund

Provide assistance for students pursuing a career related to creative writing, journalism, communications, theater, or anthropology.

Jeff’s Kids Fund

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.

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Jessica L. Drey Fund

Supports health and human services for low income individuals in Lancaster County.

John & Anna Erb Fund For Lancaster County Parks And Recreation

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.

Josh Druce and Kate Zimmerman Fund

Josh Druce and Kate Zimmerman Fund

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 of Central PA Endowment Fund

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.

Junior League of Lancaster Endowment Fund

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.

Krumblitz Fund

Krumblitz Fund

This fund will benefit organizations and causes important to Kevin Krum and Clinton Bublitz.

Lancaster Area Habitat for Humanity Endowment Fund

Fund established for the benefit of Lancaster Area Habitat for Humanity in service of its mission to build homes, communities, and hope.


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