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The Albrights have started a donor advised fund at the Foundation for Delaware County.

A change in financial circumstances and a desire to give back to those not as fortunate are among the reasons Beth and Scott Albright decided to open a donor-advised fund at The Foundation for Delaware County. Scott says, “Wouldn’t it be nice to have a local impact.” Beth agrees. “I like the idea of having someone to help guide us, because it can be overwhelming.” Allow us to be your partner by setting up a donor fund.

The Foundation for Delaware County will begin its first competitive grantmaking cycle by issuing a formal Request for Proposals on April 30. Proposals will be due on-line June 30 with awards announced on October 31.

Sign up for our e-newsletter to be among the first to receive our RFP. You can also learn more about our programs and special projects. And stay up to date about how you can be part of building this new community foundation for Delaware County.

At its March 1 launch event, sponsored by Gallagher, the foundation unveiled its new name – The Foundation for Delaware County. Attending were founding donors, elected officials, representatives from area businesses and members of the nonprofit community. Foundation Board President Bob Bruce and President Frances Sheehan also announced $330,000 in new grants to local nonprofits and shared the 2018 timeline for the foundation’s grant application process.

Delaware County’s 4th Annual Community Day: Celebrating Prevention will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at Rose Tree Park, 1671 N. Providence Rd, Media, PA.

Rain or shine, come enjoy FREE food, games and more. Participants are invited to help keep our community safe by disposing of unwanted, unused, or expired medications in our medication drop box!.

For more information, contact Ronelle Yanuzzi, 484-444-0412. You also can learn about event sponsorship opportunities, sign up to be a sponsor or make a donation to support Community Day.

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