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Aug 20

CHESTER COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES ITS 25TH ANNUAL MEETING AND LEGACY AWARDS ON OCTOBER 28

Chester County, PA- (August 20, 2019): The Board of Directors of the Chester County Community Foundation (CCCF) is pleased to announce its Legacy Awards Celebration & 25th Anniversary Annual Meeting taking place on Monday, October 28, 2019. The meeting is open to all community members and will provide an overview of the Community Foundation’s Inspire, Celebrate, Grow campaign, introduce the 2019 Legacy Award winner and focus on Growing Beyond 25 Years. For 25 years, the Community Foundation has focused on growing long-term legacy philanthropy, so that charitable assets are available to help nonprofits thrive in challenging as well as prosperous… Read More »

Aug 15

Nonprofit Peers Learning From Each Other

(West Chester, PA – August 15, 2019): The Chester County Community Foundation is now accepting registrations for peer learning circles for Nonprofit Executive Directors, Nonprofit Development Managers, and Planned Giving Professionals.  Each peer learning circle is led by a skilled facilitator with extensive knowledge of the nonprofit sector who manages the process and discussion. Groups are confidential, supportive and focused on learning and action. Executive directors will meet for a couple hours on Friday mornings; development managers on Friday over lunch. Both peer learning circles are facilitated by Connie Carter, CFRE. The dates for both the Executive Director Learning Circle… Read More »

Jul 22

Mia Schaller- Harry Dunn Memorial Scholarship

(West Chester, PA – July 22, 2019): Born in 1929 in West Chester, Harry Dunn studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia College of Art, and the Art Students League of New York. Harry went on to work in New York and Philadelphia in advertising, television & illustration. Harry’s most widely-recognized illustration became the NBC peacock, promoting full living color television in 1956. Harry’s artwork was featured on the covers of The New Yorker, Park East, House & Garden and Fortune magazines. In the 1960s and 1970s a good deal of Harry’s artwork and murals were installed for… Read More »

Jul 18

Back to School for Board Members at the 2019 Trustee Institute

    (West Chester, PA – July 18, 2019): This September, nonprofit board and staff members are invited “Back to School” to join the Chester County Community Foundation’s Board Trustee Institute. This program will take place on Saturday, September 28 at 8:30 a.m. at the West Chester University Business and Public Management Building. Developing an effective board is essential for the success of any nonprofit organization. It is vital to cultivate board members’ understanding of all aspects of nonprofit leadership. By doing this, board members are able to direct their nonprofit to achieve their mission. The Institute for Board Trustees… Read More »

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 »