What can we help you with?
I’d like help with applying for a scholarship.
First, create an account with our online scholarship portal. There, you can complete our annual application and match with scholarships you are eligible for. The application is open every year from January 1 to March 1.
Watch a step-by-step video of the scholarship application process that answers many frequently asked questions. If your answer isn’t there, we’re here to help.
I’d like help with applying for a grant.
Create an account with our online grant portal to apply for specific funding. Each fund has unique eligibility, amount, deadline, and timing information. Be sure to read carefully.
Watch a step-by-step video of the grant application process that answers many frequently asked questions. If your answer isn’t there, we’re here to help.
I’d like help with an existing application.
Don’t worry, our team will only reach out if we have questions about your application. Sign into your application account to review special timing details or check your application’s status.
Check your award email, letter, or application account to confirm if you need to submit a follow-up report. Reports can be submitted directly through the application portal.
I’d like help with reserving a conference room.
We offer conference rooms in our Reading headquarters to organizations across Berks County with little-to-no charge. To book a room or edit an existing reservation, you will need to create an account or log in.
I’d like help with making a donation.
We make donating easy through our online Giving Portal. You can donate to a specific fund using your credit card (all major credit cards accepted).
There are many ways to donate to support the Community Foundation and our many charitable funds, through credit cards, cryptocurrency, stock, and checks (to name a few).
Reach out with questions and ideas. We’re here to listen and help.
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Berks County Community Foundation
Berks County Community Foundation was founded in 1994 to help individuals, families, organizations and businesses achieve their charitable objectives. Since that time, the foundation has grown to manage hundreds of charitable funds. Each year, the funds distribute millions of dollars in scholarships and grants to support local students and nonprofit organizations and causes.