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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Rest in Peace to David M. Frees, Jr. & Don Coppedge

David Frees Jr. (left) and Don Coppedge (right)

David Frees, Jr. (left) and Don Coppedge (right)

David M. Frees, Jr. & Don Coppedge will be missed deeply by all at the Chester County Community Foundation for their friendship and philanthropy. 

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 the first community conversation!
Tuesday, January 26th at noon

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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BRINGING “FOOD FOR THOUGHT” TO THE CHESTER COUNTY COMMUNITY Community Conversations on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

January 20, 2021

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January 15, 2021

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Feb 12

Peer Learning Circles- Executive Directors

Date: February 12, 2021 Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Feb 12

Peer Learning Circles- Development Managers

Date: February 12, 2021 Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Feb 23

Investment Forum 2021

Date: February 23, 2021 Time: 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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