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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 >

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 >