Our Own Community Foundation...

Learn more about this important new resource for our region.

Calendar of Events

Nature Walk w/ The Nature Conservancy
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 15 | 6:30-8:00pm | Price: FREE
Located in our backyard, the Barrens in Long Pond are unique in the entire world. They hold the highest concentration of globally rare species in PA and fire is essential to the long-term maintenance of this community.  In 1992, The Nature Conservancy declared the Long Pond Barrens one of the “Last Great Places” and opened one of the very first community offices in Blakeslee. Come learn how the long-range plan for conservation has unfolded in this exceptional place. Carbon County Community Foundation Executive Director Amber Breiner will be on hand to introduce the purpose and goals of their new Lehigh River Watershed Fund.
Registration: Space is limited and registration is required. To register, contact Jenny Case at jcase@tnc.org,or call 570.643.7922 ext. 325. Please dress appropriately for the weather and for walking on uneven ground. Program is free, but donations to the Lehigh River Watershed Fund are welcome. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the event at Hauser Nature Center for check-in. Address is 1567 Long Pond Rd, Long Pond, PA 18334. Directions and additional information can be provided when registering for event.
Art with a View 2019 @ Blue Mountain Resort
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Art with a View 2019 @ Blue Mountain Resort

Live auction & art sale featuring the work of well-known and emerging artists in the Carbon County region:

  • Doug Didyoung
  • Emily Phifer
  • Earlene Russe
  • Randall Sellers
  • Mary Anne Shafer
  • Lynn Shupp
  • Denege Smith
  • Victor Stabin

and others

Impact Story: CCTI is Breaking Down Barriers at Nontraditional Summer Camp

Carbon County Community Foundation (CCCF) has partnered with Carbon Career and Technical Institute (CCTI) to seek EITC funding to launch the Nontraditional Summer Camp as a regular annual opportunity to encourage students in grades 5 - 8 to explore and...

Impact Story: Health & Wellness

CCCF Community Impact Story: Dental Van     In 2017, Blue Mountain Health System (now part of St. Luke’s) was awarded $1,000 toward their "Healthy Smiles Happy Kids" Dental Van. The dental van was a project that grew out of the Carbon County Partners for...

Impact Story: Neighborhood and Community Development

CCCF Community Impact Story: Always on Call In 2018, CCCF awarded Kidder Township a grant for a project to recruit and retain members for their volunteer emergency services teams. ‘Always on Call’ was created to encourage community support for the emergency services...

Impact Story: Social Services

CCCF Community Impact Story: Meals on Wheels of Palmerton In 2016 and 2018, CCCF awarded a grant to Meals on Wheels of Palmerton. The mission of Meals on Wheels is to deliver three nutritiously balanced meals, five days a week (including holidays), to individuals in...

Fund Spotlight : The 20/20 Circle

The Community Foundation is an umbrella for many different charitable funds. Some funds, like the Fund for Carbon County, are advised at the discretion of the Board of Directors. The 20/20 Circle is a perpetual fund that is designed to serve our community’s ever changing needs. Donors pledge at least $1000 to become a member of the Circle and meet annually to vote to award grants to the most deserving community projects and organizations. Learn more.

Join the 20/20 Circle!

A New Vision for Charitable Giving in Carbon County

Fund Spotlight : The Carbon County Creative Arts Fund

Founded and supported by donors who would like to encourage the arts in our region, the Creative Arts Fund is CCCF’s first field of interest fund. The fund will have a committee of stakeholders to oversee grant distributions in the community to qualified artists and organizations. This fund will grow through donor support and arts event fundraisers which themselves will be opportunities to engage with and support the arts.   Learn more about how you can help.

Donate to the Carbon County Creative Arts Fund!

Support the arts in our region, forever.

Become A Founder

Founders pledge $25,000 to the Community Foundation’s “Fund for Carbon County,” may opt to serve on the Board of Directors, and will forever be recognized for their role in helping to launch this important community resource.  Join this special group of local philanthropists and build a strong future for our region today.

Want to know more?

Speak to any founding board member or contact the Foundation directly.

CCCF Founders

Bill and Penny Allison
Chris and Sheri Anthony
Joe and DebraKay Bennett
Michael and Marian Carty
Jim and Tiffani Christman
John and Tina Dowd
Dr. Michael Everett
Mark and Pam Fludgate
Colette and Steve Kresge
Richard and Darlene Nothstein
RF Ohl
Dr. Lou and Maxine Vermillion
Marshall Walters

A donation to the Carbon County Community Foundation is an investment in our community’s future.

With Gratitude

We thank the following foundations and donors for providing vital operating support as we grow and help strengthen our community:

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Organizing donors and philanthropy is only half of a what a community foundation does. Our communities are improved when we award grants to the local non-profits who carry out the work of community building.

Contact Us

Carbon County Community Foundation
160 S. 2nd Street, Suite 3B
Lehighton, PA 18235

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