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2016-2017 Giving Spree Book now available for download! Click here!

Save the Date! The 2016 Giving Spree date has been set - Tuesday, November 15 from 4-6:30.

IRA Charitable Rollover is permanent. Learn more...

Update! The 2015 Giving Spree was an amazing success.  $251,161 was returned to non profit organizations serving Adams County residents. Watch for information about the 2016 Giving Spree.

Nov 20, 2015 For Immediate Release - STAND FOR ADAMS COUNTY. . . PASS A BUDGET NOW, Gettysburg, PA. On Monday, November 23, the PA budget impasse enters its 146th day. What that means to Adams County non-profits and school districts, indeed, non-profit organizations and school districts across PA is that since July 1, no state funding has been provided to support the operations and services they provide. In many instances the State is also holding Federal money that is typically passed through the State to non-profit organizations. Read the full Press Release

May 1, 2014 - When you shop, AmazonSmile gives. For every purchase you make on AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the qualifying purchase price to Adams County Community Foundation, Inc. Search and purchase hundreds of the same products and same prices you love on Amazon, while supporting our charitable organization. Start shopping to donate.

Adams County Community Foundation announces its Grant-making support to the Robert C. Hoffman Charitable Endowment Trust. Our professional staff will be guiding the Advisory Committee of the Trust in their 2014 Grant Rounds this season. Organizations wishing to apply for a grant from the Hoffman Trust may access the Grant Proposal Packet for the Hoffman Trust on this website in RECEIVE. Adams County Community Foundation looks forward to a dynamic relationship with Hoffman. Spread the word and “Like” us on Linked In If you approve.

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Please visit the new Adams County Dollars for Scholars website! A user-friendly way to help students in the community access more local and nation-wide scholarships.


Seeded in 2009 by a group of community people, this Field of Interest Fund was established to create a source of funding for special programs that address the needs of young people and their families. A major gift to the fund by the Margaret Trew Cline Foundation fully endowed the fund so that the fund could begin to provide grant money for local qualified charities addressing the field of interest. Today, this fund is named the Margaret Trew Cline Youth & Families Fund. TimBar Packaging and Display continues to support this field of interest fund in honor of Margaret who was part owner of the company.. To give to this fund or to find out more about the many different funds available, click here.

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Adams County Community Foundation

P. O. Box 4565
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone: 717-337-0060