EIN 20-0874857

Lancaster County Community Foundation

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To advance the vitality and well-being of the people of Lancaster County by inspiring generosity and by being responsible stewards of gifts for today and tomorrow. We embolden extraordinary Community by investing in people and ideas that will shape the future of Lancaster County.
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Program areas at Lancaster County Community Foundation

The Lancaster County Community Foundation served Lancaster County residents in 2020 by providing funds for Community benefit organizations (not-for-profits) and programs through its "extraordinary give" program, its "activate & amplify" impact strategy, and its overall "grantmaking" program. The Community Foundation awarded a total of $16.6 million in total grant dollars to Community benefit organizations in 2020.approximately 74.6% of total grant dollars, or $12.4 million, were invested in the Community through the "extraordinary give," a one day online giving campaign aimed at boosting philanthropic giving in Lancaster County. The program included Community donations of $11.5 million with a stretch pool and prizes of over $850,000 from the Community Foundation and sponsors. 521 Community benefit organizations received grant funding as a result of this program.approximately 1.2%, or $191,000, of total grant dollars (10 grants), enhanced by additional expenditures in non-grant allocations and expenses of $110,184, were invested in the Community via the "activate & amplify" impact strategy. This impact strategy seeks to leverage more Community resources than ever before in Lancaster County to cultivate a culture of equitable and inclusive opportunities for all.approximately 24.2% or $4.0 million of total grant dollars were invested through its grantmaking program to Community benefit organizations in the form of over 360 grants. Such grants were derived from donor advised funds, scholarship funds, field of interest funds, and designated funds.

Grants made by Lancaster County Community Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
United Way of Lancaster CountyDesignated Grants for General Operating Support.$586,634
Water Street MissionDesignated Grants for General Operating Support.$522,685
Central Pennsylvania Food BankDesignated Grants for General Operating Support.$330,381
...and 392 more grants made totalling $15,772,298

Who funds Lancaster County Community Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Steinman FoundationGrant$500,000
Seraph FoundationChildren Deserve A Chance Foudnation and Attollo Endowment$200,000
American Endowment FoundationPrograms$100,000
...and 10 more grants received

Personnel at Lancaster County Community Foundation

Sam BressiPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Kim ShorterChief Operating Officer$111,230
Wayne GroffChief Financial Officer$115,547
Tracy CutlerExecutive Vice President$111,403
Dave KoserDirector of Programs
...and 14 more key personnel

Financials for Lancaster County Community Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$18,703,836
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$810,720
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-71,187
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$48,473
Total revenues$19,491,842

Form 990s for Lancaster County Community Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-03-01990View PDF
2018-122019-12-13990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-12-05990View PDF
2015-122017-01-18990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
November 17, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $500,000 from The Steinman Foundation
June 2, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
June 2, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $200,000 from Seraph Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsCharities
Community improvement
Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsConducts researchState / local levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
24 West King St Suite 201
Lancaster, PA 17603
Metro area
Lancaster, PA
Lancaster County, PA
Website URL
(717) 397-1629
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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