Aug 02

Commissioner Josh Maxwell to Run the NYC Marathon in Support of Mental Health Services

Photo caption: Chester County Commissioner Josh Maxwell (West Chester, PA – August 2, 2021): The Chester County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Commissioner Josh Maxwell will be running the New York City Marathon on November 7, 2021 in support of youth mental health and suicide prevention services in Chester County. Commissioner Maxwell is passionate about destigmatizing mental health, particularly amongst teenagers. A lifelong resident of Chester County, Commissioner Maxwell served as Downingtown’s mayor for 10 years before beginning his term as Commissioner in January 2020.  As Commissioner, he has supported affordable housing projects, environmental protection policies, small business… Read More »

Dec 11


$3.5 Million in COVID-19 RELIEF AWARDED TO HELP CHESTER COUNTY NONPROFITS RECOVER WITH RESILIENCY AND INNOVATION (West Chester, PA – December 10, 2020): Chester County’s Commissioners have stepped up to help local nonprofits recover from the impact of COVID-19. Through the Restore Chester County Nonprofit Innovation & Resiliency Fund, the Commissioners obtained $3.5 million in federal CARES Act funding.  The Nonprofit Innovation & Resiliency Fund was administered by the Chester County Community Foundation with input from regional funders, United Ways, and Chester County government departments. In November & December, the Community Foundation awarded 134 grants ranging from $2,500 to $100,000… Read More »