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Perry County Community Foundation

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Help us increase the funds flowing to Perry County by making a tax-deductible donation to the Perry County Community Fund and you’ll improve your community for good, forever.


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The Perry County Community Foundation (PCCF), established in 1987, is a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. PCCF makes discretionary grants to nonprofit organizations that serve residents of Perry County. PCCF also serves as a vehicle for individuals, companies, foundations, and charitable organizations to establish funds that will support the civic, social, educational, and cultural well-being of individuals living in Perry County. PCCF ensures that all gifts, ranging from a few dollars to a few thousand dollars, will work to improve the quality of life for Perry County residents, today and in the future.


The Perry County Community Foundation currently manages 63 funds with assets totaling $6,591,290 (12/31/20).

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Advisory Committee

Marel King, Chair
Gwendolyn Soult, Vice Chair
Adam Britcher
Suzanne Dell
Linda Kutz
Harriet Magee
Mary Jane Moyer
Lane Partner
Virginia Ticehurst
Jennifer Wilson
Jan Zeigler

Dr. Carolyn Dumaresq, Chair of the Board of Directors, and Robert E. Caplan, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, serve as ex officios on all committees.

Honorary Members

Hon. William Moore, deceased

In appreciation to Joan Holman for her vision and leadership in the founding of the Perry County Community Foundation.


The Perry County Community Foundation (PCCF), a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC), conducts an annual competitive grantmaking program for nonprofit organizations serving Perry county. PCCF seeks to fund programs and services that have the potential for the greatest impact on the quality of life and positive outcomes for individuals and families living in Perry County.  Through its grantmaking, PCCF invests in innovative, collaborative approaches and solutions to community problems and supports projects that demonstrate achievable outcomes, the potential for replication as a model program, and plans for sustainability beyond the grant term.

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2021 Advisory Committee Directed Grants Total: $22,818.00

Recipient Grant Amount
Capital Area Girls on the Run  $1,870.00
Center For Advanced School Teaching and Learning  $2,000.00 
CONTACT Helpline  $2,000.00 
Duncannon Senior Center  $1,824.00 
Employment Skills Center  $2,000.00 
Heartbeat Community Services  $624.00 
Join Hands Ministry  $2,000.00 
LEAF Project Inc.  $2,000.00 
Retired Senior Volunteer Program of the Capital Region  $2,500.00 
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania  $3,500.00 
The David and Libby Rosen Center for Healthy Families  $2,500.00 

2020 Grants Awarded*: $210,953

*Includes grants directed by donors and grants directed by Advisory Committee.


2021 Scholarships Total: $65,639.00

Awardees for 2021 scholarships were:

Justin Boose Memorial Scholarship Fund  
Devin Reichenbach $750.00
Seth Rosenberry $750.00
The CODY Foundation Scholarship Fund  
Emilie Brinser $500.00
Jayna Kitner $500.00
Sarah McNiven $500.00
Laurel Stuempfle $500.00
Baird and Mary Jane Collins Scholarship Fund  
Jayna Kitner $10,000.00
Carrie and George Lyter Scholarship  
Jesica Hoover $1,000.00
Frank M. Magee Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund  
Jayna Kitner $1,500.00
Autumn Moore $2,500.00
Lee C. Morrissey Fund  
Laurel Stuempfle $154.00
Megan Moyer Seiber Memorial Scholarship   
Madison Morrow $1,000.00
Larry C. Sheibley-Beasom Valedictorian Scholarship  
Rachael Filip $6,844.00
Larry C. Sheibley-Beasom Salutatorian Scholarship  
Kelby Kimmel $6,821.00
Larry C. Sheibley-Beasom Third Highest Ranking Academic Scholarship  
Hazel Miller $4,320.00
Pauline M. Whitekettle Scholarship Fund for St. Paul’s Lutheran Church  
Warner Hockenberry  $3,500.00
Emily Kline $10,500.00
Joshua Kline $3,500.00
Autumn Moore $10,500.00

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