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Scholarships Now Available for Emergency Volunteers

Centre County is offering scholarships to encourage new emergency responder volunteers in Centre County. These scholarships can be used for any certificate or degree program offered by Central Pennsylvania Institute... Read More >

Centre Foundation Welcomes Desiree Fralick as 2018 Board Chair

Centre Foundation is pleased to announce that Desiree Fralick, Esq. has been named the 2018 Board Chair. As Attorney and Shareholder with The Mazza Law Group, P.C., Desiree brings with... Read More >

Centre Foundation Awards More Than $54,000 in Annual Grants

Centre Foundation recently selected 25 local organizations to receive grants from this year’s field-of-interest funds, totaling more than $54,000. Each September, organizations are invited to apply for funding from these 14... Read More >

Centre Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant to Strawberry Fields, Honors Mimi Barash Coppersmith

While celebrating a record-breaking year of philanthropy, Centre Foundation recently announced this year’s $100,000 Centre Inspires grant recipient as Strawberry Fields for their proposal of a coffee shop that employs... Read More >

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 >