Jul 17

Chester County Community Foundation Awards $2.5 Million in Grants and Scholarships

For further information, contact: Beth Krallis, Marketing & Communications Officer Chester County Community Foundation bethk@chescocf.org     (484) 887-0467   (West Chester, PA – July 17, 2019): Just in time for back to school season, the Chester County Community Foundation (CCCF) is pleased to announce that it recently awarded 2.5 million in grants and scholarships. The CCCF Business Affairs team has been hard at work, processing $300,000 in scholarship awards awarded via 200 scholarships to promising students from various high schools, technical schools, and colleges within Chester County. CCCF is proud to help build strong minds by connecting donors with scholarship applicants… Read More »

May 16


  May 16, 2019   The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) announces a newly conceived gift of 5% of Lael Stables’ winnings for 2019. The gift is given to increase the funding for students wishing for an education in Equine Medicine but in need of scholarship support.  The foundation also gives money to equine research. TERF’s vision and mission is bettering the life of the Thoroughbred. TERF was founded in 2013 – 5 years ago, by Herb and Ellen Moelis. Kathleen Anderson, DVM, and James Orsini, DVM, are co-chairs of TERF. Scott Palmer, VMD, Margaret Duprey, Anita Motion, Toni… Read More »

Apr 23

25 Reasons to Attend Our Silver Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, May 19, 2019 Visit this link to make your reservation!   25) Celebrate 25 years of history and philanthropy in Chester County!   24) Mingle and network with friends of the Community Foundation.   23) Taste local Chester County white wines from Galer Estate and Winery. Have you been to their estate behind Longwood Gardens?   22) Try local rose and red wines from Patone Cellars, the most beautiful venue and tasting room in Landberg, PA.   21) Sample red and white wines from Stargazers Vineyard. The Vineyard is located near the “Stargazers Stone” which marks the location of the… Read More »


Chester County Community Foundation Celebrates 25 Years of Legacy Philanthropy

  (West Chester, PA – April 23, 2019): Since 1994 the Chester County Community Foundation has connected people who care with causes that matter, so their philanthropy makes a difference now and forever. Last year, the Community Foundation announced plans to recognize and celebrate its 25th anniversary through a series of initiatives throughout 2019 to Inspire, Celebrate, and Grow legacy philanthropy. A Silver Anniversary Reception Celebration will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 3-5 p.m. at the rustic and historically accurate Abbott Barn in West Chester. Community Foundation Board Chair Anthony Morris Esq. notes, “We are especially appreciative… Read More »

Apr 05


FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2019   West Chester, PA- Chester County Community Foundation recently received accreditation by the Community Foundations National Standards Board for philanthropic excellence. 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. “Meeting the National Standards benchmarks is a rigorous, comprehensive process,” said Tony Morris, Chair of the Board of Directors. “This accreditation is a significant accomplishment which clearly demonstrates the Chester County Community Foundation’s commitment to transparency, quality, integrity and accountability as it carries out its mission.”       The National… Read More »