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$304,000 in Scholarships Awarded to 184 Students

As the new school year begins, 184 local students will be getting a jump-start on their educations, thanks to community members who have established scholarship or award funds at Centre... Read More >

Innovative Ideas Requested for $100,000 Centre Inspires Grant

Centre Foundation is currently seeking innovative, community-focused ideas for its annual Centre Inspires grant of up to $100,000. Applicant organizations must benefit from a Centre Foundation endowment fund or partner... Read More >

Centre PACT Students Issue $8,098 in Grants to Six Local Organizations

Thirty-three Centre County high school students awarded $8,098 to six 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 $1,439,585 in Donations

For the seventh consecutive year, the Centre County community has broken a Centre Gives record by raising $1,439,585 via 9,503 total gifts in 36 hours. “Our community continues to amaze... Read More >

$364,000 in Grants Distributed to Local Nonprofits

As part of our annual and first-quarter granting cycle, Centre Foundation will distribute $364,000 through 204 grants. These grants will benefit 107 nonprofits serving the local community in one of... Read More >

The Hamer Foundation Doubles Centre Gives Stretch Pool to $200,000

For the third consecutive year, the Hamer Foundation has graciously donated $100,000 to the Centre Gives stretch pool. This gift doubles the available pool to a total of $200,000. Since... Read More >

Centre Foundation Funds New Arts & Innovation Center

Centre Foundation has recently announced the launch of a new arts and innovation center coming soon to downtown State College. The center, yet to be officially named, will be a... Read More >

Centre Gives 2019 Application Now Open

Centre Foundation will be hosting its eighth annual Centre Gives, a 36-hour online giving event, on May 7 and 8, 2019. Qualified nonprofits are invited to apply ahead of the... Read More >