Let Your Legacy Make A Difference.


 

The Chester County Community Foundation connects people who care with the causes that matter, so their philanthropy makes a difference now & forever. The Community Foundation brings together donors and beneficiaries of charitable funds to create lasting legacies that truly make a difference.

We currently manage over 400 different charitable funds in the form of family foundations, nonprofit endowments, field of interest funds, and scholarships. To learn more about our funds click here. The Community Foundation grows legacy philanthropy. For Good. Forever


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Chester County
Community Foundation

28 West Market Street
The Lincoln Building
West Chester, PA 19382

P | (610) 696-8211
F | (610) 696-8213

info@chescocf.org

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We Remember and Celebrate: Penelope “Penny” Wilson

The Chester County Community Foundation remembers and celebrates the incredible life of Penny Wilson. On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021, Penny departed this world that she so greatly impacted. Penny was a philanthropist passionate about education, art, history, horses, conservation, and architecture. She was a beloved Jordan Award winner of the Community Foundation. Her 97 years were filled with family, generosity, enthusiasm and delight. She will be greatly missed.


Sweet Charity À LA COVID

Support legacy philanthropy and join us for a sweet celebration!

We know you yearn to gather at Sweet Charity to catch up with friends, enjoy an array of Chester County desserts, and support our mission. But not yet. Safety first. Instead, until we have conquered COVID…

Purchase a Sweet Charity Golden Ticket and register for Zoom panels exploring food-related social justice. 


Food for Thought: Community Conversations

Join us on Zoom to view TED Talks and engage in lively discussion.
Envision a more equitable community where all can flourish. 

Register today for a community conversation!


Watch the 26th Annual Meeting



The Cultural Alliance of Chester County (CACC) increases awareness and promotes the creative sector as an integral part of economic and social development. CACC’s mission is to to elevate the profile of Chester County’s arts & cultural sector.


The Chester County Community Foundation received accreditation by the Community Foundations National Standards Board for philanthropic excellence in March 2019. This accreditation represents the Chester County Community Foundation’s commitment to upholding federal and state law requirements of accountability to communities, policymakers, and the public.


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THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS ANNOUNCES GRANTS AVAILABLE

February 19, 2021

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of their 2021… Read More »

GIVING NEVER TASTED SO GOOD

February 10, 2021

Food for Thought: Sweet Charity Edition (WEST CHESTER, PA – February 8, 2021): Each year… Read More »

Events


 
what's happening
Mar 12

Peer Learning Circles- Executive Directors

Date: March 12, 2021 Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Mar 12

Peer Learning Circles- Development Managers

Date: March 12, 2021 Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Apr 09

Peer Learning Circles- Executive Directors

Date: April 9, 2021 Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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