Recent News


Supporting Refugees and Immigrants in Lancaster

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More 2017 Grant Investments!

This year, the Community Foundation has invested nearly $2 million dollars in Lancaster County organizations in addition to inspiring the community to generate $8.6 million during the Extraordinary Give. These grants range from $10,000 to $40,000. Trained community volunteers and staff review grant proposals and recommend grants to the Community Foundation Board of Directors who ultimately approve the investments.

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Extraordinary Give raises $8.6 Million!

Together we raised $8.6 Million for local organizations!

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And the winners are...

After months of idea incubation, more than $60,000 raised in crowdfunding dollars, and one extraordinary night of live pitching, the 2017 Great Social Enterprise Pitch has come to a close and gone out with a bang!

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Announcing: our newest Baldwin Leaders!

The Community Foundation is excited to announce our newest Baldwin Leaders! The Baldwin Leadership Program supports the personal leadership development of individuals to benefit the residents of Lancaster County

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$125,000 in new Grant Investments!

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Support Disaster Relief - How to help

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Support victims of Hurricane Harvey

Help support victims of Hurricane Harvey

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Community Foundation receives national grant!

The Lancaster County Community Foundation has been selected by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as one of four organizations in the nation to join the Knight Community Information Lab designed to help community foundations engage their local community more effectively and ensure that people are informed about issues that are important to them.

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Announcing Nearly $350,000 in Grants!

We’re excited to announce nearly $350,000 invested through grants to 24 local community benefits organizations. At the Lancaster County Community Foundation we’re all about investing to invigorate Lancaster – if you share that passion, you can learn more about Forever Lancaster and joining our community grant review team. Be part of making Lancaster extraordinary!

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