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Centre County Nonprofits Jumpstart their Fundraising

Centre Foundation partners with Network for Good to improve financial sustainability of local nonprofits State College, PA – Sept. 29, 2021 – Centre Foundation is pleased to announce a partnership... Read More >

Centre Foundation Awards $380,550 in Scholarships to 191 Local Students

This fall, 191 local students will receive a jump-start on their education, thanks to community members who have established awards and scholarship funds at Centre Foundation. “Our community is fortunate... Read More >

Centre PACT Students Award Over $4,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Twenty-two Centre County high school students awarded $4,412 to three local nonprofits at the conclusion of their year-long participation in Centre PACT (Philanthropic Actions Created by Teens), a program facilitated... Read More >

10th Annual Centre Gives Raises Record-Breaking $2,236,270 in Community Impact

For the tenth consecutive year, the Centre County community has beat its previous Centre Gives records by raising $2,236,270 via 16,401 total gifts in 36 hours.  “We couldn’t imagine any... Read More >

Centre Foundation Set to Host 10th Annual Centre Gives

Centre Foundation is set to host the 10th annual Centre Gives, their 36-hour online fundraiser for Centre County nonprofits, on May 11 and 12, 2021.   Since 2012, Centre Gives... Read More >

Turn Your Passion into Purpose

By Kerry Tolton, Development and Stewardship Director What inspires you? Maybe it is animal well-being, education, children, the environment, the arts, or something else! We all have something, or many... Read More >

Organizing and Planning Annual Giving for the New Year

Now that the holidays are over and the New Year has begun, it is time to shift our focus to organizing and planning for the year ahead.  As you consider... Read More >

Creating Philanthropic Partnerships

Each year, across all of its granting programs, Centre Foundation supports the work of over 200 Centre County organizations creating a vibrant and engaged community. With expertise in fund management,... Read More >

Centre Foundation Awards Over $70,000 in Annual Field Of Interest Grants

Centre Foundation is pleased to announce the 22 local organizations set to receive 2020 Field-of-Interest grants totaling more than $70,000. Each year, organizations are invited to apply for funding from 15... Read More >

Mimi Barash Coppersmith Women in Leadership and Oak Tree Award Recipients Named

In lieu of an in-person Annual Dinner this year, Centre Foundation celebrated community giving by hosting a week-long social media celebration during Centre County Philanthropy Week (November 16-20, 2020). As... Read More >