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


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Owen Dale Owens

We honor the life and legacy of former fund advisor Owen Owens, and will miss his generous spirit.

Click here to read his obituary.


Thank you, in advance, for helping your Community Foundation today and making a difference forever.
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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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