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Why Use LVCF | How We Can Help

We provide simple, powerful, and highly personal approaches to giving, offering a variety of giving tools and types of funds to help you achieve your charitable goals.

We work with your professional advisors to integrate philanthropy with financial, tax, and estate planning so you can make the most impact with your assets.

You want flexibility and customized giving | There are many ways to give. We create and tailor charitable funds to meet your philanthropic goals.  

You want to leave a legacy | Your charitable intentions are preserved, now and in the future, through a charitable fund at the Community Foundation. You can also involve multiple generations of your family in the giving decisions. Your gift can serve as a legacy for your entire family.

You want grantmaking assistance | We build strong partnerships in the community, so we are able to advise you in your grantmaking, providing as little or as much guidance as you want. We have a unique understanding of our region and the many ways donors can make a lasting impact.  

You want trusted leadership | Our Board of Governors and staff are deeply invested in the region we serve. We represent a diverse group of community members with professional skills who provide thoughtful, strategic oversight of our community endowment.

A Trusted Philanthropic Hub in the Lehigh Valley

The Lehigh Valley Community Foundation is “Confirmed in Compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations.” Accreditation represents operational effectiveness to foster excellence in community philanthropy



ASK ERIKA | Ask me how the Community Foundation can help you create a lasting legacy and make a difference in the community....

Erika Riddle Petrozelli, CPA
Associate Vice President for Philanthropy

840 West Hamilton Street, Suite 310, Allentown, PA 18101
610 351-5353   Ext. 13 |