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.

12 / 27


A force for good


READING, PA (December 27, 2019) – I’d pick up the phone. He’d start the conversation with something like an obscure (to me) quote from Shakespeare, [...]

A force for good2019-12-27T12:52:43-05:00

08 / 22


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 Bright Idea2019-11-04T11:49:31-05:00

08 / 19


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 [...]

A decade of building green2019-08-19T13:47:15-04:00

07 / 10


Rich in resources


READING, PA (July 10, 2019) – In an earlier entry in The President’s Journal, I discussed the Community Foundation’s project to identify and catalog all [...]

Rich in resources2019-08-19T13:29:33-04:00

07 / 01


The end of an era


READING, PA (July 1, 2019) – Today marks the end of an era for the Greater Reading region. After more than 150 years of family [...]

The end of an era2019-07-01T16:11:23-04:00

09 / 21


Berks County showed up


September 21, 2018 — At the Community Foundation, we frequently talk about how Berks County “shows up” at meetings with outsiders. It is not uncommon for [...]

Berks County showed up2018-09-26T09:44:40-04:00
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