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Funding available for Cystic Fibrosis patients in Berks County

Apply for funding for Cystic Fibrosis patients

The Cystic Fibrosis Fund of Berks County provides grants to an individual who is:
1) a Berks County resident.
2) diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis.
3) unable to pay for costs of required treatment/equipment/expenses.
Applications accepted until October 31.

A Bright Idea!

On Thursday, October 24, 2019, a Nonprofit Leadership & Learning Conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Reading from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Join Berks County Community Foundation and the Association of Fundraising Professionals Berks Regional Chapter for an engaging day of professional development for nonprofit leaders and fundraising staff.

You must be registered to attend.

Our 25th Anniversary

2019 is the 25th anniversary of Berks County Community Foundation

Over the course of the last 25 years, the generosity of our donors allowed us to award $59.1 million in grants and scholarships.

And we’re just getting started.

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Berks County Community Foundation was founded in 1994 to help individuals, families, organizations and businesses achieve their charitable objectives and improve the quality of life for the residents of Berks County. Since that time, the Community Foundation has grown to manage hundreds of charitable funds. Each year, those funds distribute scholarships and grants to support local students and assist a variety of nonprofit organizations and causes.

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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.

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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Third & Court

The President’s Journal and On the Ground offer inside perspectives on work at the Community Foundation and life in Berks County.

A Bright Idea

READING, PA (August 22, 2019) – A few years ago, the Association for Fundraising Professionals Berks Regional Chapter (AFP) and the Community Foundation partnered to [...]

A decade of building green

READING, PA (August 19, 2019) – September will mark 10 years since Berks County Community Foundation moved into its current environmentally-friendly headquarters. When it opened [...]

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COMMUNITY CONFERENCE CENTER

Nonprofit organizations can request use of the meeting space in our Community Conference Center at no charge. After you register and have been recognized as a nonprofit organization by Berks County Community Foundation, you will be authorized to book meeting spaces.

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