Businesses can now offset PA tax liability with donation to The Barn at Spring Brook Farm

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm in West Chester is announcing that starting July 1st, businesses can substantially offset their Pennsylvania tax liability with a donation that qualifies them for an Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC). The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is the only known organization in the Greater Philadelphia area that utilizes a variety of miniature and small-sized farm animals...

Kennett supervisors vote to donate $72K to Land Conservancy

KENNETT — On Wednesday, the Township Board of Supervisors voted to donate $72,000.00 to The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County (TLC) to support their land management activities in Kennett Township. “Preserving Open Space in Kennett Township, with a goal of 30% of the Township preserved, is one strategy this Board of Supervisors uses to ensure we maintain the character of our community”...

Connect Thru Cancer Receives $10,000 Grant From the ISA Foundation

WEST CHESTER — Connect Thru Cancer (CTC) is pleased to announce it has received a $10,000 grant from the ISA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that focuses on healthy nutrition and support for underserved children, wellness education for all, aid for those affected by natural disasters, and the pursuit of racial equality. The grant will be used to allow Connect Thru Cancer to host a Wellness...

MacKenzie Scott donates $20M to Lincoln University

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY —Lincoln University, the nation’s first degree-granting Historically Black College and University (HBCU), announced Wednesday that it has received a $20 million gift from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. Scott’s gift is the largest from a single donor in Lincoln’s 167-year history. “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Ms. MacKenzie...

Colonial Theatre could get $100K matching grant — if donations hit goal

Two local movie-lovers just keep on giving to Association for the Colonial Theatre – and challenging the newly expanded nonprofit. The anonymous members recently announced a $100,000 matching challenge grant to benefit the historic movie theatre and concert venue. If the Colonial raises $100,000 by May 31, 2018 for its Bank on the Arts capital campaign, it will receive a $100,000 grant from the...

Commissioners present $25K check to Food Bank

: Commissioner Kathi Cozzone; Larry Welsh, Executive Director of the Chester County Food Bank; Norm Horn, Director of Development at the Chester County Food Bank; Commissioner Michelle Kichline and Commissioner Terence Farrell. WESTTOWN — The Chester County Commissioners presented a check for $25,000 to representatives from the Chester County Food Bank this week. The funds are part of the County’s...

Devon Horse Show donates $430K to Bryn Mawr Hospital

From left to right: Richard O’Donnell, President, Devon Horse Show & Country Fair; Andrew Reder, Chair, Bryn Mawr Hospital Foundation; Beth Wright, Devon Country Fair Co-Chair; Karin Maynard, Devon Country Fair Co-Chair; Andi Gilbert, President, Bryn Mawr Hospital; and Wayne W. Grafton, Chair, Devon Horse Show & Country Fair. Bryn Mawr Hospital, part of Main Line Health, received a $430,000...

Chester County donates $20K to Food Bank

Larry Welsh, Executive Director of the Chester County Food Bank; County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone; Norm Horn, Director of Advancement at the Chester County Food Bank; County Commissioners’ Chair Terence Farrell; Raina Ainslie, Chester County Food Bank Raised Bed Garden Manager; and Bob McNeil, Founding Chairman of the Chester County Food Bank. GLENMOORE — The Chester County Commissioners recently...

Rotary donates $1,200 to new Downingtown library

Francine Dague, a member of the Dowingtown Library’s Board of Directors, accepts a $1,200 check from the Thorndale-Downingtown Rotary, toward the building of the new library. DOWNINGTOWN — Last week, the Rotary Club of Thorndale-Downingtown made a donation of $1,200 to support the new home of the Downingtown Library. The funds will be used for the purchase and renovation of the Library’s...