Berks County Community Foundation



Berks County Community Foundation helps people find the best way to make charitable gifts to support their community.

Established in 1994, the Community Foundation is a public benefit, tax exempt, 501(c)(3) corporation overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors who set the strategic goals of the organization. They facilitate the progress toward these goals by staying alert for opportunities to improve the quality of life in Berks County and assist in identifying ways the philanthropic sector can contribute.

Assets and Giving for Berks County Community Foundation

Assets

2020 - 86,559,204
2019 - 91,477,198
2018 - 77,628,475
Domestic Grants

2020 - 5,574,702
2019 - 5,278,763


    

Recent News from Berks County Community Foundation


9 Boyertown-Area Nonprofit Organizations Awarded More Than $60000 in Grants
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Make-a-Wish Foundation of Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia is sending an 8-year-old Boyertown resident on a dream trip to Disney World, thanks to a grant from the Berks County Community...more

PA American Water and American Water Charitable Foundation partner to support West ...
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

This week, the American Water Charitable Foundation donated $10,000 to the Berks County Community Foundation's West Reading Disaster Recovery...more

Berks County Community Foundation accepting applications for over 100 scholarship funds
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Community Foundation has awarded more than $10 million in scholarships to local students since its founding in 1994. “Awarding scholarships is...more

Local youth hope to unite community on MLK Day - Berks Weekly
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

students will host a drop-in event at Berks County Community Foundation, 237 Court Street in Reading, from 1-4 pm. Throughout the entirety of...more

Wilson graduate receives Youth Volunteer Corps of Reading Youth of the Year Award
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

"She is a truly exceptional young woman with a passion to help others and speak up for those whose voice is silent." That's what Lindsay Sites, director of the Youth Volunteer Corps of Reading,...more

Community comes together to say goodbye to late Reading City Council President Jeff Waltman
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Berks County Community Foundation announced last week that City Council is establishing the Jeffrey S. Waltman Sr. Legacy Fund of Berks...more

Teen Philanthropists Award $15K To Four Organizations Addressing Mental Health Issues
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

Teens in Berks County, Pa., are helping to make a difference by awarding $15,000 in grants to four organizations dealing with mental health issues, the Reading Eagle reports. The grants were...more

Karen Shuey: $143,500 in grants awarded to improve health in Berks - Yahoo News
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

The Berks County Community Foundation awarded the grants, totaling $143500, through its Home Health Care Foundation...more

Reading group loses $225K anti-gun violence grant because it's not an official nonprofit | WITF
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation

“I'm even going to work harder.” Editor's note: The Berks County Community Foundation helps fund a portion of Anthony Orozco's position at...more



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