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Next Generation

Next Generation

As we look ahead to the next 100 years, we are committed to investing more than $1 million of additional funding from the community’s endowment info four focus areas identified as critical to Lancaster County’s future. We know that caring for our community’s children and young adults impacts us all. Learn how we are strategically supporting local organizations and students, and how you can be part of building a more resilient, vibrant, and inclusive shared future.

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Shaping Tomorrow Awards Next Generation Award

These new grant awards will support projects promoting education, skill building, and leadership development.

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Shaping Tomorrow Scholarships Next Generation Scholarship

To celebrate our 100th anniversary, we will catalyze the future of promising scholars who will move Lancaster County forward for the next 100 years. Two scholarships, each worth $2,500, are available to students pursuing an education in childhood development, education, or related fields.


Elevating the Next Generation September 28

Join us for an evening of centering youth and looking ahead at Millersville University.  This event is free and open to the public.

More details to come.


Community Conversations September 19

In partnership with High Foundation and WITF, join us for a moderated discussion about our community’s next generation. This is a free event and registration is encouraged. 

Learn More. 

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Partner Events More details to come

There are so many ways you can be part of changing the next 100 years. Check out these events hosted by our partners throughout Lancaster County that are focusing on the Next Generation in our community. We hope to see you there.

Shaping Tomorrow Together

Learn about all four of the Shaping Tomorrow Together categories and explore opportunities to get involved. 

Philanthropy is for Everyone

Lancaster County needs visionary funders. Like you. Whether your gift is small or large, endowed funds grow to support the community today – and for the next 100 years.