To stimulate philanthropy and enhance the quality of life in the community through accumulating, managing and disbursing financial assets, and to serve as a catalyst and neutral convener to meet a wide range of community needs in the South Central Pennsylvania counties of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, and Perry, and the Dillsburg Area.
Statement of Philosophy:
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities:
- Stimulates innovative projects and programs and encourages collaborative approaches that address emerging or unmet needs
- Promotes solutions that confront the causes of problems, with special emphasis on empowering the disadvantaged and the underserved
- Reflects the diversity of our community in TFEC's planning, decision-making and grantmaking
- Respects individual concerns of citizens while striving for community solutions