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August 23, 2023

The ROC Cohort Continues to Strengthen the Local Small Business Ecosystem

The ROC cohort launched the ROC Loan, hired a Community Engagement Coordinator, hosted the president of the Federal Bank of Philadelphia, and launched the ROC Giving Circle. The next steps for the Lancaster ROC Cohort are filled with promise and impact. Read on to learn more about these ongoing initiatives.

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June 5, 2023

Announcing Scholarship Awards for 2023-2024!

Announcing Scholarship Awards for 2023-2024!

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March 28, 2020

Lancaster Cares COVID-19 Response Fund

Support immediate needs for Lancaster families during the COVID-19 crisis.

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February 24, 2020

Be In Good Company

In Good Company is an invitation to ALL Lancaster businesses be part of a movement that will position our community for the future.

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November 26, 2019

ExtraGive 2019 – Thank You

Thank you for making the 2019 Extraordinary Give the largest single day of on-line giving in Lancaster County history! On November 22, our community came together to support causes we care about and hosted celebrations from bucket drumming and pop-up puppy petting pods, to art events and dance parties. On that day you, your family, […]

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September 7, 2023

The Lancaster County Hunger Mapping Project Has Been Released

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank recently released the results of the Lancaster County Community Hunger Mapping Project. The goal was to create a road map that will close the gaps that keep Lancaster County households from accessing the nutrition they need and reduce the number of individuals and households challenged with food insecurity.

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August 2, 2023

Community Bridge Builder Program: An Update

In 2022, the Community Foundation rolled out the new Community Bridge Builders Program, which promotes bold, visionary, and collaborative projects that honor differences between people, promote greater levels of understanding, and enhance civic dialogue.

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July 25, 2023

More than $300,000 awarded throughout Lancaster County

With help from volunteer grant reviewers, and through the power of our community’s endowment, these funds are working to provide individuals with service animals, support early education in STEM, bolster leadership development, find solutions for refugee housing, combat hate and prejudice, foster cognitive, social and emotional growth in youth, and inspire residents and communities of color to become leaders of conservation, among numerous other amazing projects!

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July 18, 2023

ExtraGive FEST + One World Festival Combining This Fall

You already know that ExtraGive is on November 17. But we have more BIG news!

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October 27, 2023

LEAP Session: How We Show Up & Centering Student Voices to Liberate Us All

Join us for an inspiring panel discussion with Lancaster County students lead by Dr. Amber Sessoms.

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July 12, 2023

ExtraGive 2023 Information Session For CBOs

Join us virtually for our 2023 ExtraGive information session!

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June 16, 2023

LGBTQ+ Giving Circle Announces Inaugural Grant Awards of More Than $50,000

The LGBTQ+ Giving Circle announces $57,500 in grants that will support and celebrate LGBTQ+ Lancastrians.

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June 14, 2023

Lancaster Equity Council Announces $25,000 in Grants to Support the Projects of 5 BIPOC Individuals

This is the second grant cycle to be awarded from the Lancaster Equity Fund since its inception in 2021, in partnership with the Lancaster County Community Foundation, with the intent to amplify the voices and visions of BIPOC individuals in Lancaster County. 

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