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Life in the Capital Region: 2014 Assessment of Our Community

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Engaging our next generation... Emerging Philanthropist Program.

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Improving health literacy in our community.

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Pennsylvania’s Gender Wage Gap Not Expected to Close Until 2072

According to a new report released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), Pennsylvania ranks 23 in the United States earning a C+ on women’s employment and earnings. The report, which uses government and other sources to rank ...more
2015 Capital Beginnings PinnacleHealth Supply Donation

PinnacleHealth Supports Capital Beginnings via School Supply Drive

In support of Capital Beginnings, a school readiness initiative of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, PinnacleHealth’s Auxiliary donated six boxes of school supplies on Tuesday, March 23. Items donated include: markers, notebooks, backpacks, pencils, pens, glue sticks, pen sharpeners, and ...more
2015 Philanthropy Week in Washington

Foundation to Congress: American Giving Advances Lives and Improves Communities

Foundation Leaders Inform Lawmakers about Effects of Tax Policy on Philanthropy This week, over two hundred foundation leaders from across the country are meeting in Washington, D.C. for the 2nd Annual Philanthropy Week in Washington. Foundation leaders met with Congressional ...more
Featured Stories

Scholarship Recipient: Richard Settle

Melvin J. and Alice Gayle Reeder Scholarship Fund Recipient 1. What school are you attending? What is your major/minor? I am currently attending McDaniel College, where I am majoring in Physics. However, ...

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Nonprofit Organization: Shippensburg Produce and Outreach

2014 Grantee of the Franklin County Foundation Shippensburg Produce and Outreach (SPO) is a volunteer organization providing fresh produce and services for Shippensburg area residents. Created in 2009 to fulfill the ...

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Nonprofit Organization: Employment Skills Center

2014 Grantee of the Mechanicsburg Area Foundation The Employment Skills Center (formerly the Carlisle Area OIC) has been in operation since 1967. Since their beginnings, over 47 years ago, they have ...

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