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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High-impact nonprofits start with Board members who understand their roles and how best to bring their skills to the table. Join us at the Board of Directors Institute to learn best practices for nonprofit Board governance. 

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Zoom in each month to watch a video about a social justice topic and engage in a live discussion. Join us in helping to envision a more equitable community where all can flourish, now and forever. 

You’re invited to our Annual Meeting and Legacy Celebration, taking place October 24 at Uptown! Theatre in West Chester. RSVP by October 14 to events@chescocf.org or (610) 696-8211.

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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Board of Directors Institute

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