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

Contact Info

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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Join the Movement for Social Justice

Our VisionThe Community Foundation is a philanthropic catalyst for positive change, strategically and intentionally engaging donors and partners to address the common good, while transforming our region into a better place for all.

In accordance with our vision statement, the Chester County Community Foundation stands for diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice. Now is the time to listen and do our part to bring about a solution.

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CCCF Response to COVID-19

The Community Foundation’s COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE FUND provides flexible resources to Chester County nonprofits disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and the economic consequences of this outbreak.

Nonprofits that provide basic needs such as food, access to healthcare, and financial stability support have an increased need for flexible, unrestricted funding to meet heightened needs. 

For updated information about the COVID-19 situation in Pennsylvania: Responding to COVID-19 in Pennsylvania.

For human services assistance during COVID-19: Chester County Community Resource Guide.

Donate to the COVID-19 Fund

CCCF Response to COVID-19

Food for Thought: Online Discussions

Join our FOOD FOR THOUGHT online discussion series for nonprofit senior staff and board members.

CLICK HERE to register for any session that interests you.

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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July 28, 2020

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June 30, 2020

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Sep 15

Food for Thought (morning)

Date: September 15, 2020 Time: 8:00 am - 9:15 am
Sep 15

Food for Thought (evening)

Date: September 15, 2020 Time: 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Sep 26

Board Trustee Institute

Date: September 26, 2020 Time: 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
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