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FCFP Announces $1 Million Strategic Grant

Posted on January 01, 2017

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania is proud to award a $1,000,000 strategic grant for the Old City and East Third Street Gateway Revitalization Project. This project is a collaboration in revitalization between River Valley Transit, the City of Williamsport, and Lycoming College. The FCFP Board of Directors learned about the project last year during the “Once in a Century Grant” process and decided to provide critical community match dollars for the project in 2017.

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STEP Establishes Endowment Fund with FCFP

Posted on December 01, 2016

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is pleased to announce the creation of the STEP Endowment Fund, with an initial gift of $40,000. The Lycoming-Clinton Counites Commission for Community Action (STEP) created the fund as a permanent funding source in which a portion of the fund’s investment income is granted back to STEP in support of their programs and projects while the fund’s principal is protected for future charitable interest.

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FCFP Celebrates 100th Anniversary with Open House and Grant Announcements

Posted on November 01, 2016

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) hosted its eleventh in a series of twelve monthly "Centennial Surprise" gifts to the community on its 100th birthday, Sunday, November 20, 2016, by unwrapping the biggest gift of the year. The new FCFP Philanthropy Center was opened to the community with a ribbon cutting on the steps at 201 West Fourth Street, Williamsport.

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