We partner with local organizations to support initiatives that actively improve the welfare of the residents of Berks County. Our years of experience give us the resources to join forces and make change happen.
Our Areas of Focus
Although we manage funds for many different causes in Berks County, we focus our undesignated grantmaking and resources on the following community initiatives.
Our focus areas
They are also experts on Berks County. They continuously study local, regional, national, and even international trends to be sure the initiatives we manage have the best shot at improving the quality of life right here.Meet Our Team
With the help of community partners and committed volunteers, we take what we learn and put it to work through specific programs.
A Brighter Energy Future
We work in partnership with the Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund to improve energy efficiency and support green energy projects and education across a broad swath of Pennsylvania.Learn More
A program of the Power of the Purse in Berks County Fund
By supporting programs that help women and girls enter the workforce or get the education they need to do so, this program seeks to empower women and end generational poverty.Learn More
A program of VOiCEup Berks and the Youth Fund
Each year, 40 local high school students study the issues their peers face, volunteer their time to address them, and undertake a process to award $15,000 in grants aimed at making an impact.Learn More
A program to catalog purpose-built church buildings in Berks County
With the help of Partners for Sacred Places in Philadelphia and a cadre of interns, this program is inventorying the existing church buildings in Berks County, with an eye toward preserving historically significant properties.Give Now