What We Do
Mission & Statement of Philosophy
Financial Summary
Standing Committees
Regional Foundations
Employment Opportunities

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Mission & Statement of Philosophy

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

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, 200 North Third Street, P. O. Box 678, Harrisburg, PA 17108-0678,
Telephone: (717) 236-5040, Fax: (717) 231-4463