News


Dec 05

Food for Thought: A New Program for Nonprofit Board Members

The Chester County Community Foundation and United Way of Southern Chester County are excited to announce a new Food for Thought program for current and prospective nonprofit board members, launching in January 2020.   Food for Thought sessions explore nonprofit board service in-depth and help board members optimize their board performance through practical, provocative and fun ‘food for thought’ gatherings.   Sessions are scheduled on the second Tuesdays at the Market at Liberty Place in Kennett:  January 14, February 11, April 14 and June 9.  Current and prospective nonprofit board members can attend a free morning session from 8-9:30 am… Read More »

Nov 15

Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation Awards $3,000 to Fair Hill Thoroughbred Show

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award the Fair Hill Thoroughbred Show $3000 to further the education of students. Fair Hill Thoroughbred Show’s mission is to encourage ownership of Thoroughbreds as sport horses by rewarding those who own and ride them in second careers.   The Fair Hill Thoroughbred show provides a welcoming horse show geared to the needs of Thoroughbreds transitioning to second careers. They offer a scholarship program so riders can further their careers, as well as a free clinic, featuring a prominent clinician each year.   In past years, TERF has sponsored the… Read More »

Nov 01

Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation Awards $10,000 to Equine Advocates

    November 1, 2019   THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $10000 TO EQUINE ADVOCATES   The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award Equine Advocates $10,000 to be used for educational purposes. Equine Advocates’ mission is to rescue, protect, and prevent the abuse of equines through education, investigation, rescue operations, the dissemination of information to the public and through the operation of a horse sanctuary for slaughter-bound, abused and neglected equines.   In past years, TERF has assisted Equine Advocates in educating more than 700 local students through Humane Education by providing funding for supplies,… Read More »

Oct 30

Chester County Community Foundation Hosts 25th Annual Meeting

For further information, contact: Beth Krallis, Marketing and Communications Officer Chester County Community Foundation bethk@chescocf.org , 484-887-0467 Hi-Res Photos available upon request  For Immediate Release   Chester County community Foundation HOSTS 25th Annual Meeting   West Chester, PA – (October 30, 2019):  Over 250 local philanthropists and community members celebrated the Chester County Community Foundation’s 25th Annual Meeting on October 28th at Uptown! Knauer Performance Arts Center in Downtown West Chester.   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… Read More »

Oct 17

Interactive Philanthropy Video Talks Coming to Chester County in November

For further information, contact: Beth Krallis, Marketing & Communications Officer Chester County Community Foundation bethk@chescocf.org     (484) 887-0467     (WEST CHESTER, PA – October 17, 2019) – During the month of November, the Chester County Community Foundation will host three Philanthropy Video Talks & Receptions open to the public. The series is a continuation of the Foundation’s programming to inspire and educate the community on legacy philanthropy and build a strong culture of nonprofits.   Each Philanthropy Video Talk & Reception will feature a viewing of Katherine Fulton’s TED Talk “You are the Future of Philanthropy” followed by a discussion… Read More »