Community Leadership

York County Community Foundation (YCCF) builds and energizes a community of philanthropists that strengthens the common good. By bringing together diverse voices, we encourage collaboration among funders, businesses, and the public sector. Our initiatives and committees involve hundreds of volunteers who are all striving to create a vibrant York County.

Strategic alliances among nonprofits is one Community Foundation effort to encourage collaboration and cooperation in York County. For example, a recent grant of $9,200 from the Fund for York County to Katallasso Family Health Center helped the nonprofit open a health center within the York Rescue Mission on West Market Street. The partnership between the two organizations allows participants of York Rescue Mission programs to receive free health services, including family practice and associated labs.

Katallasso Family Health Center is a faith-based nonprofit that opened in 2013 in the city's Salem Square neighborhood. Grant funding from YCCF as well as WellSpan supported renovations and equipment purchases, and will also cover part of the center's first-year operations.

Collaboration. It strengthens the common good.

 
The YorkCounts Indicators are another YCCF initiative that help
drive strategic grantmaking in our community. The YorkCounts Indicators
were updated in 2016 and will be updated annually.
Other Community Foundation efforts, such as high-impact initiatives - our long-term strategic priorities that will bring about positive community change - are selected through a careful process of fact-based research that allows us to assess critical community improvement needs. We then convene resources, participate in task forces, advocate for positions, and take the lead implementation role that will improve our community.

Through these high-impact initiatives, we invest in grantmaking that will support and will cumulatively create the highest possible positive change in our community. Our high-impact areas currently are:education, downtown revitalization, and aging.


What is Embracing Aging?.
Embracing Aging
What is Embracing Aging?
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The Appell Challenge.
Revitalizing Downtowns
The Appell Challenge
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Embrace your age!.
Embracing Aging
Embrace your age!
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Call of the Wild.
Education
Call of the Wild
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Making a Difference in the Lives of Our Children.
Education
Making a Difference in the Lives of Our Children
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Honoring Your Loved One while Educating York's Youth.
Education
Honoring Your Loved One while Educating York's Youth
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Educating Our Children.
Education
Educating Our Children
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Giving to the Fund for York County.
Revitalizing Downtowns
Giving to the Fund for York County
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Home is Where the Heart Is.
Education
Home is Where the Heart Is
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Beautiful York -  a Work in Progress.
Revitalizing Downtowns
Beautiful York - a Work in Progress
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Get Caught Up on Embracing Aging News!.
Embracing Aging
Get Caught Up on Embracing Aging News!
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Everyone Wants to Age Well.
Embracing Aging
Everyone Wants to Age Well
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York is home
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Revitalizing Downtowns
York is home
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Downtowns are looking up!.
Revitalizing Downtowns
Downtowns are looking up!
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Lifelong Independence.
Embracing Aging
Lifelong Independence
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Innovative Approaches to Education.
Education
Innovative Approaches to Education
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Creating a Vibrant York County.
Revitalizing Downtowns
Creating a Vibrant York County
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Helping Children in Poverty.
Education
Helping Children in Poverty
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Connecting York (Y-FI).
Revitalizing Downtowns
Connecting York (Y-FI)
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Servants Home Helps Program.
Embracing Aging
Servants Home Helps Program
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To learn more, please contact:

Jane Conover.
Jane Conover
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Bryan Tate.
Bryan Tate
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Angela Lauer.
Angela Lauer
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