Community Foundation grants increase in 2019

River Counties Community Foundation leadership, from left, include past chairman Mary Kay Rotert, incoming chairman Carolyn Schmalenberger, secretary Kathleen Conroy, treasurer Lance Franke and vice chairman Mason Brent.

WHITE STONE—The River Counties Community Foundation (RCCF) released its 2019 Report to the Community at its annual November fund donor reception. A highlight of this report was the announcement that RCCF’s grant monies increased by more than $200,000, thanks to the generosity of its donors.

Nearly $767,000 was distributed to 49 nonprofits in Lancaster, Middlesex and Northumberland Counties, up from $544,000 in 2018. Overall, distributions from all component funds for the year ending on August 31 was more than a $1 million.

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