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We Believe That Black Lives Matter.

At Centre Foundation, it is our mission to inspire and facilitate a culture of giving that creates a vibrant community.  With the recent deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, and countless others, we cannot ignore that a vibrant community has been historically harder to achieve for...
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Photo of Black Lives Matter flag atop Mt. Nittany overlooking Happy Valley. Provided by Jackie Huff.

Centre Foundation Awards $100,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Centre Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund Will Assist 14 Local Nonprofits Providing Support on the Front Lines of the Global Pandemic. Centre Foundation has awarded its first grants from the COVID-19... Read More >

Students Issue $6,000 in Grants to Local Organizations Addressing COVID-19 Crisis

Twenty-nine Centre County high school students awarded $6,000 to five local nonprofits at the conclusion of their year-long participation in Centre PACT (Philanthropic Actions Created by Teens), a program facilitated... Read More >

Centre Gives Breaks Record with $2,179,143 in Total Community Impact

For the ninth consecutive year, the Centre County community has broken a Centre Gives record by raising $2,179,143 via 17,078 total gifts in 36 hours. “We are astounded by the complete outpouring... Read More >

$100,000 in COVID-19 Response Funding Now Available for Centre County Nonprofits

Centre Foundation Releases the Granting Schedule for its $375,000 COVID-19 ACTION Fund State College, PA — Centre Foundation has launched its COVID-19 response grant program to assist nonprofits in Centre... Read More >

Centre Foundation Commits Over $500,000 of Support to Nonprofits Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Centre Foundation is Opening a Nonprofit Assistance Fund and Enhancing the Centre Gives Program to Better Support Nonprofits Amid the Global Pandemic. CENTRE COUNTY, PA — Centre Foundation is boosting... Read More >

$419,000 in Grants Distributed to Local Nonprofits

As part of our annual and first-quarter granting cycle, Centre Foundation has distributed more than $419,000 through 236 grants. These grants will benefit 120 nonprofits serving the community. Over the course... Read More >