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About Us

Advancing the Quality of Life in the Valley

About Us | We are your Foundation in the Community

For more than five decades, the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation has helped donors with their charitable contributions with a simple, powerful, and highly personalized approach. We are a philanthropic hub for the Lehigh Valley—we know and navigate the landscape of the Lehigh Valley’s community needs to connect people who care to causes that matter. It is our mission to improve the quality of life in our region, to encourage collaboration among area philanthropists, and to serve as a source of information and expertise regarding charitable giving.

Lehigh Valley Community Foundation

Simply put, at the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation:

  • We CONNECT people who care to causes that matter.
  • We GROW their charitable legacies.
  • We FUND nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life in the Lehigh Valley.

Regardless of which community need matters most to you—providing educational resources, funding medical research, helping environmental causes—we’ll help your gift make a positive impact now and in the future.

Lehigh Valley Community Foundation offers you:

Personalized Service
We make giving easy and effective by accepting a wide variety of gifts and providing donors with customized charitable solutions.

Community Knowledge
Our professional staff has an understanding of the issues, opportunities, and resources shaping our community. We can help you to learn more about local organizations and programs making a difference in the areas you care about.

Community Leadership
Our Board of Governors and staff are highly visible in the community. Whether it’s through board memberships or service on community coalitions, we help bring people and organizations together, working with grant-makers and others to address local needs and opportunities.

With a diverse and respected Board of Governors, the Community Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The Foundation is cause-neutral and supports all areas of community needs in the Lehigh Valley and beyond. EIN # 23-1686634

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of State, Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations Certificate of Registration