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Our Planet

Our Planet

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 our community’s farmland, green spaces, and waterways face unique environmental challenges. 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 Our Planet Award

These new grant awards will support projects focused on land conservation, renewable energy, adaptation to climate change, biodiversity, and environmental education.

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Shaping Tomorrow Scholarships Our Planet 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 environmental studies, conservation, and more.

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Protecting our Planet October 17

Join us for an evening of nurturing and celebrating nature at the Farm at Eagle’s Ridge.  This event is free and open to the public.

More details to come.


Community Conversations October 24

In partnership with High Foundation and WITF, join us for a moderated discussion about our community’s shared green spaces, waterways, and farm land. 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 our community’s shared environment. 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.