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Giving Circle Members Distribute $15,000 in Grants

After members’ votes were tallied, the $10,000 Giving Circle grant was awarded to Hearts for Homeless, which will use the money for its day shelter. “With this grant from the... Read More >

$255K in Scholarships Awarded to 138 Local Students

This fall, 138 local students will embark on their post-secondary careers, thanks in part to community members who have established scholarship or award funds at Centre Foundation. “We are thrilled... Read More >

Guinness World Record Set by 5,622 Ice Luminaries

A Guinness World Record has been officially set by the hundreds of community members who participated in the February 4th “Light Up State College” event that featured a record-setting 5,622... Read More >

Centre PACT Students Grant $8,495 to Six Local Organizations

A group of Centre County high school students awarded $8,495 to six local non-profit organizations as the culmination of their year-long participation in Centre PACT (Philanthropic Actions Created by Teens),... Read More >

Centre Gives: $1.4M Total Community Impact

Community members gave back to the place they love in a major way over the past 36 hours – raising well over a million dollars from over 8,700 gifts to... Read More >

$2.3M Invested in the Community in 2016

Over $2.3 million in grants and scholarships were invested in the local community this year thanks to the visionary and generous donors that support Centre Foundation’s various programs, online giving... Read More >

Nearly $41,000 in Grants to Local Organizations from Centre Foundation’s Annual Field-of-Interest Funds

Centre Foundation’s annual round of competitive grants have been finalized and checks totaling about $41,000 will be released!  These grants are funded by Field-of-Interest Funds, which were established by the original... Read More >

$100,000 Centre Inspires Grant and Oak Tree Award Announced at Annual Dinner

With a packed room of the community’s top philanthropists, Centre Foundation announced the $100,000 Centre Inspires grant recipient this year: “Centre Outdoors,” proposed by ClearWater Conservancy. “This year, the Centre... Read More >