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Apr 07

BARRA FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $520,000 IN IMMEDIATE FUNDING

Food Connect to receive $50,000 in additional grant funds to help feed those in urgent need PHILADELPHIA, April 2, 2020 — The Barra Foundation (Barra) is immediately dedicating $520,000 in grants to respond to the short-term needs of the region’s nonprofit organizations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants enable Wayne-based Barra to reach nonprofits throughout the five-county region.  The foundation is also considering ways to address the recovery issues and longer-term needs that will arise as organizations continue to deal with the public health and economic crises. As one of its immediate-responses, Barra has made one-time grant payments of $2,500… Read More »

Mar 17

Chester County Community Foundation: Event Cancellation and Rapid Recovery Fund Announcement

Protecting the community amid growing concerns over COVID-19 (West Chester, PA – March 17, 2020) – During these unprecedented times, the Chester County Community Foundation is extremely thankful for the charitable generosity and continued trust of the community. Increased social distancing, shutdowns, quarantines, health concerns and economic concerns impact us all. To help, the Community Foundation would like to announce the cancellation of a cherished event, and the creation of a recovery fund to help organizations that work with the most vulnerable people in Chester County. In accordance with official social distancing recommendations from the Chester County Health Department, Sweet… Read More »

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Press Release: THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $3,750 TO FOUR WILSON COLLEGE STUDENTS

(WEST CHESTER, PA – March 17, 2020) –The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award $3,750 to four Wilson College students to further their education. Wilson College (www.wilson.edu) is located in Chambersburg, PA. The school’s mission is to empower students through an engaged, collaborative, liberal arts education that combines the skills and focused study needed for success in work and life. For the past four years, TERF has generously provided scholarships to eighteen students in alignment with their own mission, to support and promote equine education and research by sponsoring scholarships in veterinary medicine. With TERF’s continued… Read More »

Feb 19

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE AND ANNOUNCES APRIL 1 GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE

(February 19, 2020) The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is proud to unveil its new website, terfusa.org. The website was launched with the overall goal of providing enhanced information about TERF, its mission and impact. TERF is also pleased to announce that its 2020 Grant application materials are now available on the TERF website. Applications are due April 1, 2020. The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation’s mission is to support Thoroughbred health and welfare by funding scholarships, educational programs, and equine research; with a priority to make racing safer. Since its inception, TERF has awarded over $ 700,000 grants… Read More »

Feb 17

WCU Students Demonstrate Benjamin Franklin’s Philanthropic Legacy through Annual Grant

WEST CHESTER, PA – February 17, 2020 – The Chester County Community Foundation (CCCF) aims to grow legacy philanthropy by engaging students in the power of giving back.  The Community Foundation recently partnered with the Honors Stewardship and Civics Engagement Class at West Chester University (WCU) to review and recommend the nonprofit recipient(s) of the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Trust Fund award.  The class is taught by Dr. Gerardina L. Martin, Assistant Director for the Honors College at WCU, who also serves on the Community Foundation’s Grants Committee.  Students in the Honors Stewardship and Civics Class use the knowledge they have… Read More »