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Since 1994, Berks County Community Foundation has been working to improve the quality of life in Berks County by distributing grants and scholarships from charitable funds created by local residents.

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Monica Reyes Named Vice President for Programs and Initiatives

READING (November 1, 2022) — Berks County Community Foundation announced today that it has promoted Monica Reyes to Vice President for Programs and Initiatives. Reyes previously served as the Community Foundation’s Health and Human Services Program Officer. As Vice President, Reyes will manage the Community Foundation’s team of program officers [...]

Nonprofit Management Certificate Cohort Selected for 2022-2023

READING, PA (September 2, 2022) – The 20 members of the 2022-23 cohort for Berks County Community Foundation’s Nonprofit Management Certificate program have been selected. The executive directors and high-potential staff members begin the professional development program at the community foundation’s headquarters in Reading this week. “The certificate program helps [...]

Reading Pride Celebration Gives Back Fund To Offer Grants

READING, PA (August 10, 2022) – Reading Pride Celebration (RPC) has created the Reading Pride Celebration Gives Back Fund at Berks County Community Foundation to support projects and programs that affirm and enhance the lives of LGBTQ+ youth in Berks County. The charitable fund, created with a portion of the [...]

Management Certificate Offered for Berks County Nonprofit Executives

READING, PA (July 12, 2022) — Berks County Community Foundation's Nonprofit Management Certificate is back and better than ever. This fall, join the Community Foundation and instructors from The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University for a ten-month professional development opportunity designed exclusively for Berks County’s nonprofit executive directors and high-potential [...]

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Opportunities

Grants

Grants

The Community Foundation manages more than 350 charitable funds. The funds were created by local individuals, families and businesses to support causes and organizations they cared about. To see funds that are currently accepting applications, click on the “Apply for Grants + Funds” button. You can also search the complete list of funds.

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Scholarships

Scholarships

The Community Foundation administers scholarships, primarily for Berks County students. To see scholarships that are currently accepting applications, click on the “Apply for Scholarships” button. Be sure to follow all instructions and submit your application by the deadline. You can also search the complete list of scholarships.

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LATEST BLOG POSTS

Third & Court

The President’s Journal by Kevin K. Murphy, On the Ground by Heidi Williamson, and blog posts from other team members offer inside perspectives on work at the Community Foundation and life in Berks County.

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COMMUNITY CONFERENCE CENTER

Nonprofit organizations in Berks County can use the classrooms and meeting spaces in our Community Conference Center at no charge.

To register as a user to book a room, call 610.685.2223. After a user registers and has been recognized as a representative of a nonprofit organization by the Community Foundation, they may use our online system to book meeting spaces.

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Nonprofits can use our conference center at no charge. Contact us for details at info@bccf.org or 610-685-2223.
Nonprofits can use our conference center at no charge. Contact us for details at info@bccf.org or 610-685-2223.

Preferred catering and AV set-up choices are available. Please assess your needs before reserving a room. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Nonprofits can use our conference center at no charge. Contact us for details at info@bccf.org or 610-685-2223.

2022 Scholarship Luncheon

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For info about our Jump Start Incubator program for entrepreneurs, contact us at info@bccf.org or 610-685-2223.
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