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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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.

CLICK HERE to watch a tribute to Penny. CLICK HERE to watch previously unseen interview footage of Penny.

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Howard Stevens will be missed by his wife Diane, son Clifford, & daughter Stephenie, many in Chester County, and all of us at the Chester County Community Foundation. To support any of the causes he cared about in his memory, click here

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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