Jun 16

NEIL JOINES FUND ANNOUNCES AWARDING OF $29,250 TO 9 LOCAL NONPROFITS

(WEST CHESTER, PA – June 16, 2022): The Chester County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the awarding of $29,250 in grants through the Neil Joines Fund, organized under the auspices of the Community Foundation. After carefully reviewing competitive grant applications, volunteer members of a grant panel awarded $29,250 to 9 nonprofits in the Chester County region. Active community member Neil Clarence Joines passed away in 1992 after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. The Neil Joines Fund was formed to honor his legacy and fulfill his passion for supporting the arts in his Kennett Square community. The Neil Joines… Read More »

May 25

CCCF TO HOST CHAIR’S CHOICE ON JUNE 5

CELEBRATE BOARD LEADERSHIP AT RECEPTION OPEN TO PUBLIC Photo caption: Michael DeHaven, CPA and Winifred Moran Sebastian, Esq. (PAOLI, PA – May 25, 2022): The Chester County Community Foundation is honoring Outgoing Board Chair Michael DeHaven, CPA and welcoming Incoming Chair Winifred Moran Sebastian, Esq. at Chair’s Choice on Sunday, June 5. Guests are invited to Waynesborough Country Club to enjoy delicious food, wine and beer, beautiful sights, and wonderful company, while also celebrating Community Foundation board leadership. Additional outgoing board members and incoming board members will be recognized and celebrated at the event Michael DeHaven, CPA is a shareholder… Read More »

May 06

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES RESEARCH GRANTS AVAILABLE

May 6, 2022 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to announce the opening of their 2022 research grant awards cycle. With the vision and mission of bettering the life of Thoroughbreds, TERF primarily aims to support students in pursuit of education in equine industry careers and to fund research efforts which better the life of the Thoroughbred racehorse. The missions and programs of the organizations selected to receive this year’s grant awards will reflect TERF’s strategic focus and vision to support and promote equine education and research. Awards will be considered for qualified federally tax exempt 501-c-3 organizations. Information… Read More »

Mar 28

GIVING NEVER TASTED SO GOOD – SWEET CHARITY 2022

(WEST CHESTER, PA – March 28, 2022): On Monday, March 21 Chester County Community Foundation supporters converged at Whitford Country Club in Exton to sample the best-of-the-best created by Chester County’s finest dessert chefs and caterers at Sweet Charity. Attendees had the opportunity to sample eight delicious desserts while celebrating legacy philanthropy with the Community Foundation. The chefs held nothing back for this prestigious competition. The professional culinary judges awarded “Best Dessert” to John Serock Catering for their Sunny Side Up creation.  “Most Creative” was awarded to Whitford Country Club for the Dessert Sushi. Guests voted the Chocolate Peanut Butter… Read More »

Mar 04

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $5,000 TO THOROUGHBRED RETIREMENT FOUNDATION

March 3, 2022 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) $5,000 to be used for educational purposes. The TRF’s mission is to rescue ex-racehorses, no longer able to compete at the racetrack, from neglect, abuse, and slaughter. Further, TRF collaborates with correctional facilities in eight states to provide vocational training to inmates who, in turn, care for horses that are not suitable for second athletic careers.  In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine education by supporting organizations that are educating the public on the proper care of horses, TERF offers their financial… Read More »