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Updates and insights from the TFEC team about our community initiatives, community projects, and other useful information for donors, nonprofits, or your clients.

Emerging Philanthropists Program Graduate Perspective

A Q&A with Mary Garton, an EPP Class of 2023 Graduate  The Emerging Philanthropists Program (EPP) seeks to engage Central PA’s emerging business and community leaders with the great possibilities that lie within philanthropic endeavors in our region. EPP provides...

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Three Steps Students Can Take For Upcoming FAFSA Changes

Federal Student Aid (FSA) has made significant changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application process, including changes to questions and a new eligibility calculation formula. It is important students are aware of these changes so they...

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Tips for Your Next Grant Application and How TFEC Can Help

When it comes to applying for grants, it's crucial to identify opportunities that align with your needs and service area. The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) offers a range of competitive grant opportunities throughout the year, with deadlines on February...

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How to Help with the Crisis in Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent crisis that has unfolded, ignited a passion in us all for humanitarian aid and global philanthropy. Regarding the current situation in Ukraine the following statement was released from the Center for Disaster...

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Your Impact on the Future of Your Community

The COVID-19 pandemic locked us all in our homes for an extended period of time. We created new office spaces, worked in our sweatpants, and adjusted to a “new normal” (don’t worry, we’re tired of that term too). However, some in our community did not have the luxury...

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