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					                                                                                      A     N
                                                                                                2005
                                                                                                N   U   A   L   R   E   P   O   R       T




          Connecting people who care with causes that matter.



28 West Market Street • The Lincoln Building • West Chester, PA 19382
                          (610) 696-8211
           www.chescocf.org • e-mail: info@chescocf.org




                                                                                                                                    HISTORIC WHITE OAK OF LONDON GROVE, 1682




                                                                                 LET YOUR   legacy MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN CHESTER COUNTY
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TABLE
                                                                                                                                      What is a Community Foundation?
                                                                                                                                      Established in 1994, the Community Foundation is a vehicle to build a substantial amount of money over time
                                                                                                                                      from the contributions of people of significant wealth and modest means, and to use the income from these
                                                                                                                                      funds, in the form of grants, to meet the community’s charitable needs now and into the future.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      OF
                                                                                                                                      Most of the funds at the Community Foundation are endowment funds. An endowment fund is a




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CONTENTS
                                                                                                                                      permanent fund that creates a sustainable flow of grant dollars forever. Through prudent investment, both the
                                                                                                                                      body of the endowment and the distribution available for grantmaking increase over time.
                                                                                                                                      The Chester County Community Foundation has three unique features:
                                                                                                                                      • local expertise about important projects and programs that are making a significant difference in
                                                                                                                                        Chester County
                                                                                                                                      • personalized service to donors who want to maximize the impact of their contributions; and
                                                                                                                                      • community convener for issues that benefit from partnerships.
                                                                                                                                      With the support of those who care about Chester County, we will continue to grow and enhance the
                                                                                                                                      quality of life for all of those who live and work in Chester County.




                                                                                                                                      I expect to pass through life but once. — If therefore, there be any kindness I
                                                                                                                                      can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow-being, let me do it now, and
                                                                                                                                      not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again         WILLIAM PENN




                       The Power of Legacy Philanthropy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                2
  LET YOUR LEGACY
                       Grants, Scholarships & Awards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                           4
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN
                       Funds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    8
  CHESTER COUNT Y
                       Donors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    15

                       Investment Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                   25

                       Personnel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       26
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              THE POWER OF LEGACY PHILANTHRROPY                                                                                                                                                  WAYS TO GIVE




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       LEGACY
  PRESIDENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                 There are many ways to become part of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Community Foundation and make a lasting
              Dear Friends:                                                                                                                                                                      contribution to our community:
              Our mission is clear. The Chester County Community Foundation leads, inspires and encourages                                                                                       •   Establish and name your own fund, a family




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       PHILANTHROPY
              all individuals and organizations to create or contribute to lasting philanthropic charitable                                                                                          fund, a scholarship fund, or a memorial fund,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     with a gift of $10,000 or more
              legacies, using the power of collective philanthropy to improve the quality of life primarily in
  AND




              Chester County.                                                                                                                                                                    •   Establish a fund to benefit a specific nonprof-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     it charity, with a gift of $10,000 or more
              We are passionate about the power of philanthropy to address community needs and make
                                                                                                                                                                                                 •   Support Chester County’s greatest needs and
              positive changes in people’s lives. Each day, we are inspired by donors who create funds in order
  CHAIR




                                                                                                                                                                                                     opportunities by contributing any amount to
              to give back to the community they know and love.                                                                                                                                      our Fund for Chester County
              At the Community Foundation, our aim is to increase the level of philanthropy in Chester                                                                                           •   Focus your gift with a contribution to a Field
              County by working with individuals, families and businesses to help them make charitable                                                                                               of Interest Fund (arts, health/human services,
from the




                                                                                                                     WHAT LEGACY WILL YOU LEAVE?
              investments in their communities and across the U.S. We identify current and emerging                                                                                                  education, environment, religion)
                                                                                                                     Philanthropy means much more than sending a check. It ensures your
              community needs. We convene forums to help community leaders, donors and partners                                                                                                  •   Give anonymously
                                                                                                                     continuing support for causes you care about, in perpetuity. It gives
              understand the interconnections, extent and depth of the needs. We stimulate resources and             you the opportunity to carry on a family giving legacy. And, combined       •   Make a planned gift, through your will, a
              partnerships to address those needs, and we promote well-informed, responsible grantmaking.            with careful estate planning, it ensures that your personal resources           charitable trust, or a charitable gift annuity,
                                                                                                                     are put to use in ways that accomplish both your financial and chari-           to support a thriving, healthy Chester County
              This year, the Community Foundation’s convening role grew. Throughout the year, more than
                                                                                                                     table goals.                                                                    community for years to come.
              175 professional advisors attended our outreach sessions at nonprofit sites that have endowments
              with the Community Foundation, to learn more about planned giving options. Nonprofits                  Gifts to the Community Foundation can be made at any time to
                                                                                                                     provide funds for current community needs and for perpetuity. By
              convened to attend our 3-part endowment training series, in order to strengthen their planned                                                                                      The Community Foundation accepts a
                                                                                                                     establishing a fund with the Community Foundation, you receive:
              giving, prospect research and cultivation initiatives. Also, we co-convened more than 225                                                                                          wide variety of gifts including:
                                                                                                                     Permanence: The Community Foundation’s trusteeship ensures that
              nonprofits in two sessions to learn the latest issues in nonprofit accountability, and recruiting                                                                                  •   Cash
                                                                                                                     your contribution will continually meet needs relevant to your interests.
              volunteers over age 50.                                                                                                                                                            •   Publicly traded securities
                                                                                                                     Commemoration: Your name or the name of a loved one can live on
              In our convening role, our spring “Behind the Scenes” tours drew record numbers of participants.       through your fund. If you prefer, you may choose a name that reflects       •   Closely-held and pre-IPO stock
              Over 150 people joined us to learn about community issues in Kimberton, Coatesville, Kennett           your fund’s charitable purpose.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 •   IRAs or life insurance with the Community
              and West Chester. In addition, we convened quarterly meetings of Chester County Funders, to            Stewardship: The Foundation’s Board of Directors, with guidance                 Foundation as beneficiary
              share information on private, corporate, federated, and government funding issues and nonprofit        from its Investment Committee, staff, and outside investment
                                                                                                                     counsel, closely monitors the performance of professional investment        •   Remainder of a Charitable Remainder Trust
              needs.
                                                                                                                     managers. The Foundation makes a full accounting to the community           •   Remainder of a Pooled Income Fund
              We also launched a highly successful Youth Philanthropy Initiative in partnership with Great           through its annual report, audit, and IRS Form 990.
              Valley High School. Twenty teens met monthly to learn about charity’s role in society, visit                                                                                       •   Lead gift of a Charitable Lead Trust
                                                                                                                     Grantmaking Expertise: The Community Foundation can expertly
              various nonprofit charities, raise matching funds, and award grants. One teen summed up the            assist you in identifying charitable organizations and programs that        •   Real estate
              joy of philanthropy, stating “It’s what we do for others, to improve the world, that really counts.”   address your particular interests.
              We hope you find inspiration in the pages that follow. We are honored to help you establish                                                                                        For more information, contact Karen Simmons,
                                                                                                                     LIFETIME GIFTS                                                              President/CEO at (610) 696-8845 or Beth Harper
              your own Chester County legacy, aiming high to benefit our future generations.
                                                                                                                     Your charitable interests can be supported during your lifetime—            Briglia, Vice President of Donor Services and
                                                                                                                     and in perpetuity—through your gift. You will have the satisfaction of      Grantmaking at (610) 696-8045. All meetings
              Sincerely,                                                                                             seeing your generosity at work as you carry out your charitable objec-      are confidential and informational in nature.
                                                                                                                     tives.

                                                                                                                     FUTURE GIFTS
                                                                                                                     The Community Foundation can work with you to articulate your
              David M. Frees, III, Esq.                            Karen A. Simmons                                  wishes for a gift that would come to us after your lifetime. We accept
              Chair of the Board 2004-2006                         President/CEO                                     most planned giving vehicles, including charitable gift annuities,
                                                                                                                     bequests, retirement fund assets and life insurance. If you decide to
                                                                                                                     leave a planned gift to the Community Foundation, or to a fund at the
                                                                                                                     Community Foundation, please let us know so that we can properly
                                                                                                                     carry out your wishes.
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                                                                                                                   Jenner’s Pond                                                Shenkel United Church of Christ




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       GRANTS
GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS                                                                                      Joni & Friends                                               South Coventry Township
The strength of the Chester County Community Foundation is in its power to change peoples’ lives. Each year,       Kennett After-School Program/After the Bell                  Southern Chester County YMCA
hundreds of organizations—and thousands of people—are touched through the generosity of our donors.                Kennett Area YMCA                                            Special Olympics of Chester County
The majority of grant decisions are made by the families and individuals whose funds the Community Foundation      Kennett Fire Company                                         St. Mary’s Franciscan Shelter
holds in trust. The typical grant size averages $4,000. The Community Foundation also grants a modest amount       Kennett Run Charities                                        Stroud Water Research Center
from the Fund for Chester County, based on decisions made by a volunteer Grants Committee.                         Kennett Symphony Orchestra                                   Tatnall School
During FY2005, 1,732 donors contributed $3.5 million to the Foundation, increasing our total assets to more than   Kennett Township Land Trust                                  The Scholarship Foundation of The Union League
$21.5 million. As a result, $1,109,746 in grants and scholarships were awarded this year to address needs in our   Kennett Underground Railroad Center                          of Philadelphia
community:                                                                                                         Kieve Affective Education                                    Thorncroft
                                                                                                                   La Comunidad Hispana                                         Transition Dynamics
                                                                                                                   Lancaster Bible College                                      Triskeles Foundation
                                        262 grants totaling $991,948 and 67 scholarships totaling $117,798                                                                      Union Township United
                                                                                                                   Lancaster Theological Seminary
                                                                                                                   Leukemia & Lymphoma Society                                  United World Mission
During FY2005, the Community Foundation proudly             Chester County Hospital                                LIFE Center                                                  University of Queens
awarded grants to these nonprofits. Due to space            Chester County Women’s Services                        Make-A-Wish Foundation                                       Upper Main Line YMCA
limitations, only grants over $250 are listed:              Chester Springs Studio                                                                                              Wentworth Home
                                                                                                                   Maternal & Child Health Consortium of Chester County
                                                            Children’s Country Week Association                    Meso Society Fund/Fox Chase Cancer Center                    West Chester Area Day Care Center
Aid for Friends                                                                                                                                                                 West Chester Area Senior Center
                                                            Christ Community Church Building Fund                  The Mill At Anselma
Alliance for Better Housing                                                                                                                                                     West Chester Civic Association
                                                            Church of St. Asaph’s                                  One Night At A Time
American Cancer Society                                                                                                                                                         West Chester Dance Works
                                                            Citizens Advocacy of Chester County                    Open Hearth
American Red Cross                                                                                                                                                              West Chester Film Festival
                                                            Clinic in Phoenixville                                 Operation Thanksgiving
American Tinnitus Foundation                                                                                                                                                    West Chester Public Library
                                                            Community Bible Fellowship                             Operation Warm
ARC of Chester County                                                                                                                                                           West Chester Recreation Department
                                                            Community Coalition                                    Orion Communities
Arthritis Foundation                                                                                                                                                            Wharton Esherick Musuem
                                                            Community Gardens of Chester County                    The Other Carpenter
Art-Reach                                                                                                                                                                       WHYY - TV12
                                                            Community Volunteers in Medicine                       Oxford Area Neighborhood Services
Atlantic Salmon Federation                                                                                                                                                      Wingfield Ministries
                                                            County Corrections Gospel Mission                      Oxford Church of the Nazarene
Baker Industries                                                                                                                                                                Woman’s Club of Downingtown
                                                            Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation                           Parkesburg Library
Barclay Friends                                                                                                                                                                 YMCA of Brandywine Valley
                                                            Delaware Riverkeeper                                   Peacemaker Center
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Chester County                                                                                                                                      YMCA of Pottstown
                                                            Delta Discipleship                                     PA Freemasons Masonic Lodge No. 322
Bournelyf Special Camp                                                                                                                                                          Young Life of Chester County
                                                            DHS Choral Arts Association                            PA Home of the Sparrow
Boys & Girls Clubs                                                                                                                                                              Young Life of Southern Chester County
                                                            Dickinson College                                      Peter’s Place
Brandywine Valley Association
                                                            Drexel University Athletics/Squash Smarts Program      Philadelphia Zoo
breastcancer.org
                                                            East End Neighborhood Association                      Phoenixville Area Community Services
Bridge of Hope
                                                            Family Service of Chester County                       Phoenixville Area YMCA
Calvary Fellowship Church                                                                                                                                                                              Arts & Culture 7%
                                                                                                                                                                                        Religion 9%
                                                            Family Service of Montgomery County                    Phoenixville Farmers Market
Camp Dreamcatcher                                                                                                                                                         Human Services 48%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Scholarships 11%
                                                            Garage Community & Youth Center                        Phoenixville Homes
Care Center Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                         Education 6%
                                                            Garo Yepremian Foundation                              Phoenixville Public Library
Chemical Heritage Foundation
                                                            Girl Scouts of Freedom Valley                          Planned Parenthood of Chester County
ChesPenn Health Services                                                                                                                                                                                                            Environmental 6%
                                                            Global Action                                          Police Athletic League
Chester County 2020
                                                            Good Fellowship Ambulance                              Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities                                                                        Health 13%
Chester County Art Association
                                                            Good Neighbors                                         Red Clay Valley Association
Chester County Cares
                                                            Good Samaritan School                                  Renaissance Academy
Chester County Community Dental
                                                            Good Works                                             Ruth S. Hodgson Scholarship Fund/North Dakota                CCCF Grants Distributed July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2005
Chester County Cooperative Extension                                                                               State College of Science
                                                            Great Valley Nature Center
Chester County Council, Boy Scouts of America                                                                      Safe Harbor
                                                            Habitat for Humanity of Chester County
Chester County Fund for Women & Girls                                                                              Salvation Army                                               To obtain grant and scholarship guidelines,
                                                            The Hickman
Chester County Futures                                                                                             Senior Adult Activities Center                               contact the Chester County Community Foundation
                                                            Indiana University of Pennsylvania                                                                                  at (610) 696-8211 or www.chescocf.org.
Chester County Health Department/Nurse-Family                                                                      Service Over Self
                                                            Interfaith Housing Association
Partnership Program
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              PHILANTHROPY AWARDS                                                                                      PHILANTHROPY AWARDS                                              CORPORATE SOCIAL INVESTMENT AWARD:




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         AWARDS
 FOUNDATION                                                                                                                                                                             Richard A. Kunsch, Sr. of Phoenixville Federal
                                                                                                                       The Chester County Community Foundation commemorat-
                                                                                                                       ed its 10th anniversary by establishing Let Your Legacy          Bank & Trust
              Dr. Henry A. and Barbara M. Jordan Award: Penny Wilson
                                                                                                                       Make A Difference Awards to highlight philanthropic good                             The Corporate Social Investment
              The Community Foundation created the Jordan Award in 1999 to honor the philanthropy of                   works and inspire more throughout Chester County.                                    Award is given to a corporate leader
              Dr. Henry A. and Barbara M. Jordan of Chester Springs. This award annually honors an individual          Philanthropy is defined as “active efforts to promote                                who demonstrates sound principles of
              who has demonstrated a lifetime of exemplary philanthropic leadership. Philanthropic involvement         human welfare as manifested in donations of money, prop-                             business leadership and helps the
              must be broad in scope, leading to significant accomplishments that ultimately make a real differ-       erty, or work to needy persons or to socially useful purpos-                         community prosper by consistently
              ence in improving the quality of life in Chester County.                                                 es.” Legacy philanthropists give of their own time and                               supporting local charities.
 THE




                                                                                                                       resources, as well as inspire others to give for the long run.
              This year, the Jordan Award was bestowed upon Penelope “Penny” Wilson of Malvern, to honor                                                                                                      Mr. Kunsch, who tithes 10% of
              her life-long, far-reaching philanthropy, particularly in historic preservation, arts, culture, health                                                                    Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust’s profits to Phoenixville
                                                                                                                       THANKS FOR CARING AWARD:                                         charities, lives by the golden rule—“It is better to give than
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              and human services. Her generosity and commitment to the community has impacted too many
                                                                                                                                                                                        to receive.” Mr. Kunsch has a widespread influence on
              nonprofits to name them all.                                                                             Donald J. L. Coppedge
                                                                                                                                                                                        community theatre, affordable housing, economic develop-
awards




              Ms. Wilson has been a strong supporter of the Chester County Historical Society, inspiring others                             The Thanks for Caring Award spot-           ment, health care, and physical fitness as a volunteer,
              to give and helping to create important partnerships. In 1983 Ms. Wilson co-founded Historic                                  lights neighborhood organizers who          fundraising leader, and philanthropist. For over 40 years,
              Sugartown, and she has served as a member of the Board of Directors ever since. According to                                  work at a grassroots level to promote       through his charismatic leadership and commanding pres-
              co-nominator John Nagy, “At Historic Sugartown she has been a driving force…with untiring                                     local causes by giving time, talent and     ence, he has been a vital influence in the Phoenixville com-
              devotion to our projects and strict attention to detail and authenticity.”                                                    treasure, as well as recruiting others to   munity. It is difficult to think of a community project, par-
                                                                                                                                            the causes.                                 ticularly those dealing with healthcare and social needs,
              Ms. Wilson has been an active, longstanding member of the Willistown Branch of the Women’s                                                                                which has not had Mr. Kunsch’s corporate or personal
                                                                                                                                            Donald J. L. Coppedge of Phoenixville
              Auxiliary to the Chester County Hospital, as well as served as a member of the Hospital’s Board                                                                           imprint. Mr. Kunsch chose The Clinic in Phoenixville to
                                                                                                                                            received the first annual “Thanks for
              of Directors. Notes co-nominator H.L. “Perry” Pepper, President of The Chester County Hospital,                                                                           receive the grant that accompanies this award.
                                                                                                                       Caring Award.” Mr. Coppedge was nurtured in a strong
              “Ms. Wilson has given generously of her time, personal resources and talents for more than 40            family environment filled with the riches of faith, integrity,
              years. Examples of her philanthropic leadership qualities go far beyond financial generosity. They       social concerns and community involvement. This was the
              include her willingness to share her expertise with those charged with creating and sustaining           foundation for a lifetime career of service in organizations
                                                                                                                                                                                        EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
              fundraising projects…She has ‘raised the bar’ for many in our community.”                                that serve the greater community.                                         .
                                                                                                                                                                                        Charles P and Louise W. Baker
              Ms. Wilson chose a new                                                                                   Mr. Coppedge’s impact, leadership and long-term involve-                                      The Bakers have devoted 23
              initiative, the East End                                                                                 ment has been with a variety of organizations, including the                                  years of their life to the
                                                                                                                       Phoenixville YMCA, the Greater Phoenixville Council of                                        creation and building of Baker
              Neighborhood Association of
                                                                                                                       Churches, Phoenixville Homes, the Phoenixville Area                                           Industries. With their energy
              West Chester, to receive the
                                                                                                                       Progressive Club, the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville, and                                       and ingenuity, in 1980 the
              Jordan Award’s $5,000 grant.                                                                                                                                                                           Bakers created an appropriate
              The grant will be used to                                                                                Grimes A.M.E. Church. Mr. Coppedge chose the Kiwanis
                                                                                                                       Club of Phoenixville and Grimes A.M.E. Church to share                                        working environment for their
              develop programs for youth,                                                                                                                                                                            epileptic, learning-disabled
                                                                                                                       his grant award.
              with an emphasis on art,                                                                                                                                                                               son. But they didn’t stop
              music, drama and dance to                                                                                                                                                 there. Several moves and many expansions later, this mod-
              foster alternative learning                                                                              DOOR OPENER AWARD: Stephen J. McGann                             est nonprofit enterprise has grown to include a work site in
              styles while motivating and                                                                                                                                               Malvern employing 75 people and a location in
                                                                                                                                             The Door Opener Award is given             Philadelphia employing more than 100 people. This
              inspiring greatness.
                                                                                                                                             to a professional advisor who takes        includes the hardest-to-employ homeless people, and those
                                                                                                                                             the initiative to bring legacy philan-     recovering from drug and alcohol problems.
                                                                                                                                             thropy options to the attention of
                                                                                                                                             their clients for their consideration.     In recognition of years of dedicated service, going above
                                                                                                                                                                                        and beyond their own needs and helping fill a void in the
              JORDAN AWARD HONOREES                                                                                                         Stephen J. McGann received the first        community, the Community Foundation spotlights the
                                                                                                                                            annual “Door Opener Award.” The             Bakers with this Exceptional Achievement Legacy Award.
              2000     Elizabeth R. Moran of Paoli                                                                                          Community Foundation established            It is accompanied by a grant to Baker Industries.
              2001     Gordon B. Hattersley, Jr. of Berwyn                                                             the Door Opener Award to recognize its strong relationship
                                                                                                                       with professional advisors, such as trust officers, estate
              2002     Aaron J. Martin of Kennett Square                                                               planners, financial managers, and wealth managers.               The Community Foundation accepts nominations for Legacy
              2003     Charles L. “Skip” Huston, III of Chester Springs                                                Mr. McGann consistently urges clients and colleagues to          Awards throughout the year. Decisions are made each sum-
                                                                                                                       consider philanthropy in their planning, and to consider         mer. To receive a nomination form, contact the Community
              2004     Penelope “Penny” Wilson of Malvern                                                              the Community Foundation as a philanthropy option.               Foundation at (610) 696-8211 or info@chescocf.org.
                                                                                                                       Mr. McGann chose the Vaughn Fund of the West Chester
                                                                                                                       Sunrise Rotary Club to receive his grant check.
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ALL FUNDS                                                                                                                                            Canine Partners For Life | 1999                 Planned Parenthood of Chester County | 1995    George W. Martyn, Jr. Scholarship Fund | 2000




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           FUNDS
                           The Chester County Community Foundation proudly presents these 225 funds that have been established at the
                           Community Foundation since our founding in 1994. The 31 funds established this year are in BOLD PRINT.                    Chadds Ford Historical Society | 2003           Police Athletic League of Chester              Halliday Clark, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
                           Noted after each fund is the year it was created.                                                                                                                         County | 1998                                  Fund | 1996
                                                                                                                                                     Charlestown Playhouse | 2004
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Primitive Hall Foundation | 1996               Harry Dunn Art Scholarship Fund | 2001
                                                                                                                                                     Chesmont Astronomical Society | 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Priority One Foundation Legacy Fund | 2004     John & Mary DiCecco Scholarship Fund | 1999
                                                                                                                                                     Chester County Art Association | 1999
CCCF FUNDS                                       Di & Dallas Krapf Foundation | 1999               Parkesburg Environmental Fund | 1997
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Samuel Barber Foundation | 1999                Lucinda P. Wallace Memorial
                                                                                                                                                     Chester County Estate Planning Council | 2005
Annuity Fund for CCCF | 2002                     Diane & Thomas Lafferty Fund | 1999               Patricia C. & John Celii, Jr. Foundation | 1999                                                                                                  Scholarship | 2002
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Spackman-Holleran Fund for United Way
                                                                                                                                                     Chester County Fund for Women & Girls -
Benjamin Franklin Trust | 1995                   Everett Frank Legacy Fund | 2001                  Patricia C. & John Celii, Jr. Medical                                                             of Chester County | 1998                       Madalene Hayes Conner Scholarship
                                                                                                                                                     Grants Endowment | 1996
                                                                                                   Research Fund | 1999                                                                                                                             Fund | 2003
Chester County Community Foundation -            Farnesi Family Foundation | 2000                                                                                                                    Stroud Fund for Water Research | 1997
                                                                                                                                                     Chester County Fund for Women & Girls -
Annual Operating Fund | 1994                                                                       PFF Fund | 2000                                                                                                                                  Mayor Clifford E. DeBaptiste Scholarship
                                                 Frees Family Fund | 1998                                                                            Operating Endowment | 2001                      Temenos Retreat Center’s “In Company
Chester County Community Foundation -                                                              Pink House Fund | 1998                                                                                                                           Foundation | 1998
                                                 Front Porch Trust Fund | 2004                                                                                                                       With Angels” Project | 2005
                                                                                                                                                     Chester County Fund for Women & Girls -
Operating Endowment | 2001                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Natalie A.W. Leaf Charitable Trust | 2000
                                                                                                   Priority One Foundation Legacy Fund | 2004        SRI Endowment | 2004                            Thorncroft | 2000
                                                 Goodnow Fund | 2004
Chester County Community Foundation Youth                                                                                                                                                                                                           Paul Hassenplug Scholarship Fund of The
                                                                                                   Raymond Montoni Music Scholarship                 Chester County Futures - Operating              United Way of Southern Chester County | 2004
Philanthropy Fund | 2005                         Happy Romar Fund of Chester County | 1999                                                                                                                                                          Rotary Club of Central Chester County | 1999
                                                                                                   Fund | 2000                                       Endowment | 2001
                                                 Harry & Aggie Tyler Can-Do Foundation | 1999                                                                                                        Upattinas School & Resource Center | 2003
Fund for Chester County - Grants Fund, | 1995                                                                                                                                                                                                       Peoples First Scholarship Donor Advised
                                                                                                   Richard & Lois Hodgson Fund | 1999                Chester County Library | 1995
                                                 Healthy Communities Partnership | 1997                                                                                                              Upper Main Line YMCA | 2000                    Fund | 2004
Fund for Coatesville| 2000
                                                                                                   Robert & Jennifer McNeil Fund | 1995              Chester County Pops Orchestra | 2005
                                                 Heart in Hand Partnership | 2000                                                                                                                    W. Marshall Schmidt Fund for Childrens’        Quaker City Farmers Scholarship Fund | 2000
Gettysburg Address Contest | 2004
                                                                                                   Robert M. Price Memorial Fund | 2004              Chester County S.P.C.A. | 1997                  Country Week Association | 1996
Jordan Award Fund | 2000                         Helen & Paul Breitegam Fund | 2003                                                                                                                                                                 Robert & Doris Hanna Scholarship Fund | 2003
                                                                                                   Robert S. & Mary Katherine Jones                  Community Coalition | 2000                      Walden School | 2001
Lincoln Building - Endowed Fund | 1998           HeLP Fund | 2000                                  Foundation | 1998                                                                                                                                Rotary Club of Coatesville Educational
                                                                                                                                                     Community Gardens of Chester County | 2000      West Chester Area Senior Center | 2004         Fund | 1996
Lincoln Building - Provisional Fund | 2003       Honorable Dr. Elinor Z. Taylor Charitable         Robert Wiley Miller Memorial
                                                 Foundation | 2005                                                                                   Daemion Counseling Center | 2004                West Chester Downtown Foundation | 2004        Stanley Austin Edwards Scholarship
                                                                                                   Foundation | 2000
Lincoln Building Monitoring - Brandywine                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fund | 2004
                                                 Hollenbach Family Foundation | 2001                                                                 Delaware County Community                       West Chester Film Festival | 2004
Conservancy | 1998                                                                                 Samantha Lee Zajac Memorial Fund | 2001
                                                                                                                                                     Foundation | 2002                                                                              Susan DeCecco Scholarship Fund | 1999
                                                 James M. & Lois B. Herr Family                                                                                                                      West Chester University Library | 1995
Philadelphia Inquirer Fund | 1998                                                                  Schwartz Family Fund | 2000
                                                 Foundation | 1996                                                                                   Downingtown Educational Foundation | 1999                                                      Vicky Ahlum Memorial Scholarship
                                                                                                                                                                                                     West Goshen Lions Club Foundation | 1998
Verizon Reads: Chester County Literacy                                                             Shobaken Family Fund | 1998                                                                                                                      Foundation | 2005
                                                 Jane M. & George P. Warren, Jr. Family                                                              Downingtown Works | 2001
Champions Fund | 2004                                                                                                                                                                                Wharton Esherick Studio Preservation
                                                                                                   Singleton Family Fund | 1998                                                                                                                     Westtown-Goshen Rotary Scholarship
                                                 Fund | 2000                                                                                         East End Neighborhood Association | 2004        Fund | 2000
West Chester Trust & Relief Fund | 2000                                                                                                                                                                                                             Foundation | 1999
                                                                                                   Spot Castle Foundation Fund | 2003
                                                 Jim Decker Compassion Ministry Fund | 2002                                                          Friends of Anson B. Nixon Park | 1999           William S. West H.O.P.E. Memorial
                                                                                                   St. Ann Rose Fund | 2000                                                                          Fund | 2000                                    Your Part-Time Controller Excellence in
                                                 Joan & William Walkup Family Fund | 1999                                                            Good Works | 1998                                                                              Accounting Scholarship | 2005
CCCF AFFIILATE FUNDS
                                                                                                   Susan Groome Harney Memorial Fund | 2000                                                          Willistown Tricentennial Fund | 2004
                                                 John Rock Memorial Fund | 2004                                                                      Gordon B. Hattersley, Jr. Endowment Fund for
Chester County 2020 -
                                                                                                   Tom Polis Golf Classic for Young Life | 2002      Community Volunteers in Medicine | 1999         Willistown United Methodist Church | 2000
Annual Operating Fund | 1998                     Jordan Family Fund for Chester County | 1995                                                                                                                                                       SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS - PA Educational
                                                                                                   Tres Foundation | 2003                            Great Valley Nature Center | 2002               Woman’s Club of Downingtown | 2003             Improvement Tax Credit Program
Chester County 2020 -                            K&M Fund | 2003
Operating Endowment | 2001                                                                         Tyler Family Fund | 2005                          Habitat for Humanity of Chester County | 1997   YMCA of the Brandywine Valley | 2002           Alliance Environmental Scholarship
                                                 Kathleen McBratnie Memorial Fund | 2004
                                                                                                   Valerie Lamb Smith Art Fund | 1997                Handi-Crafters | 1999                                                                          Fund | 2004
                                                 Kenneth W. & Joanne H. Tunnell Fund | 1997
DONOR ADVISED & FIELD OF                                                                           Valor Bowl Fund | 1999                            The Hickman | 2004                              SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS                              Aqua Pennsylvania Scholarship Fund | 2004
                                                 Kevin Holleran Fund | 1999
INTEREST FUNDS                                                                                     Vaughan Family Fund | 2000                                                                                                                       Merrill Lynch Scholarship Fund | 2004
                                                 Koester Family Foundation | 2000                                                                    Home & Farm Antique Association | 2000          Alice Lawson Scholarship Fund | 1997
1002 Fund | 1999                                                                                   William M. Taylor Memorial Fund | 2004                                                                                                           New Century Scholarship Fund | 2003
                                                 Krapf Family Foundation | 1999                                                                      Hope Springs Equestrian Therapy | 2004          Alice M. Thomas Scholarship Fund | 1998
Aaron & Jean Martin Fund, | 1996                                                                   Woody’s Woods Memorial Fund | 2003                                                                                                               PNC Financial Services Group
                                                 Let’s Read Math/AAUW, Makefield Area                                                                Housing Partnership of Chester County | 2004    Carl O. Benner Scholarship Fund | 2001
Anne Stroud Hannum Fund | 1998                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Scholarship Fund | 2003
                                                 Branch | 2005                                                                                       Jenner’s Pond Resident Endowment                Carl Schnellenbach Wrestling Scholarship
Barney Harahan Memorial Fund | 2002                                                                                                                  Fund | 2001                                     Fund | 2001                                    Verizon Pennsylvania Scholarship Fund | 2003
                                                 Let’s Read Math/AAUW, West Chester-               NONPROFIT-DESIGNATED &
Barrie Stavis Foundation | 2002                  Chester County Branch | 2005                      ORGANIZATIONAL ENDOWMENT FUNDS                    John H. Phillips III Memorial Fund for          Charles A. Melton Scholarship Fund | 2003      Waste Management Scholarship Fund | 2003
                                                 M&M Fund | 2001                                   Anonymous via Charitable Gift Annuity | 2004      Horseshoe Scout Reservation | 2000
Baylus & Deborah Francis Fund | 2002                                                                                                                                                                 Charles R. White Scholarship Fund | 1999
                                                 Margaret E. Coppedge Memorial Fund                American Cancer Society | 1995                    John Rock Memorial Fund | 2004                                                                 Anyone interested in creating a legacy fund or
Brianne Carter Memorial Fund | 1999                                                                                                                                                                  Coach Millard Robinson Memorial Fund | 2001
                                                 to Benefit Grimes AME Church Sunday                                                                 Kennett Cultural Center Project |2005                                                          contributing to an existing fund is urged to contact
Bugel Family Fund | 1998                                                                           American Helicopter Museum | 2003                                                                 Dana Marie Carr Memorial Scholarship | 2000
                                                 School | 2005                                                                                                                                                                                      Donor Services at (610) 696-8211 or
                                                                                                   ARC of Chester County | 1999                      Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville | 2000
Caroline Manning Bolton Legacy Fund | 2002                                                                                                                                                           Delaware County Community College              info@chescocf.org. The minimum contribution to
                                                 Marjorie L. & Arthur P. Miller, Jr. Fund | 1995
                                                                                                   Avon Grove Library | 2000                         LIFE Center | 2000                              Scholarship Fund | 2000                        establish an endowed fund is $10,000. Funds range
Chain of Love Foundation for Turner
                                                 Maurice E. Warrick, Jr. Memorial Education                                                                                                                                                         in size from $10,000 to $5 million.
Syndrome | 2004                                                                                    Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Chester               Lions Club of Kennett Square | 2001             Dr. John H. Hewlett, III Scholarship
                                                 & Scholarship Fund | 2004
                                                                                                   County | 1998                                                                                     Fund | 1998
Champlain Social Ministry Fund | 1999                                                                                                                Maternal & Child Health Consortium of
                                                 Mesothelioma & Asbestos Disease Society
                                                                                                   Good Works | 1998                                 Chester County | 1998                           Dr. W.T.M. Johnson Memorial
Clay-Mir Charitable Foundation | 2000            Fund | 2004
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Foundation | 1999
                                                                                                   Bishop Shanahan Archdiocesean                     Mill at Anselma Preservation & Educational
Coatesville Community Health Fund | 1996         Michael G. Maybroda Memorial Fund | 2005
                                                                                                   High School | 2002                                Trust | 2003                                    Drew McWilliams, Jr. Scholarship Fund | 1997
Connor T. Schmidt Foundation | 2001              Moretzsohn Family Foundation | 2000
                                                                                                   Bournelyf Special Camp | 2000                     Nicholas Bright Fund for Montgomery             Elizabeth G. Dorsett Memorial Scholarship
Daryl E. & Martha J. Thomas Fund | 2002          Nannette & Dale Krapf Foundation | 1999                                                             School | 1996                                   Fund | 2001
                                                                                                   Brandywine Valley Association | 1997
David A. Jackson Legacy Fund | 2005              Newell D. Goff Fund | 2000                                                                          Optimist Club of Coatesville | 1997             Eugene J. & Mary DiFilippo Scholarship
                                                                                                   Camphill Soltane Foundation | 1997                                                                Fund | 1999
Delno C. Large & Dennis C. Large                 Niles-Milner Fund for Student Travel | 2000                                                         Parkesburg Free Library | 1996
Memorial Fund | 2005                                                                               Camphill Special School | 2005                                                                    Front Porch Trust Fund | 2004
                                                 Orchard Fund | 2000                                                                                 Phoenixville Public Library | 1999
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NEW FUND HIGHLIGHTS                    The Community Foundation welcomes 31 new funds this year. Although we are proud           WILLIAM TAYLOR MEMORIAL FUND




                                                                                                                                                                                                                       NEW
                                       of all of our funds, space permits only a few to be highlighted.                          William M. Taylor, known as Bill, is the beloved late husband of State
                                                                                                                                 Representative Elinor Z.Taylor. Bill demonstrated a lifetime interest in and ded-




                                                                                                                                                                                                                       FUNDS
                                                                                                                                 ication to emergency and medical services. During World War II, Bill served as a
                                                                                                                                 First Class Medic for the Navy. In the early 1960’s, Bill joined the Good
ANONYMOUS FUND, ESTABLISHED BY “MR. & MRS. SMITH”                                                                                Fellowship Ambulance program.
“We’re getting up there in age. When it came time to sell our home and head to a retirement community, we realized that          Bill passed away on Fathers’ Day, June 20, 2004. His wife felt the most com-
we were going to have more money than we would need. Finally, it was our chance to do something charitable in a big way.         pelling way to remember him while giving back to the community was to create a
All our lives, we’ve wanted to do something like this.                                                                           scholarship fund.The scholarship would be awarded to someone who, like her hus-
                                                                                                                                 band, is committed to service, but more specifically, service as a paramedic or
“We knew the charity we wanted to donate to. It is not a well-known charity. But our family had benefited from its serv-
                                                                                                                                 firefighter. The Honorable Dr. Elinor Z. Taylor said, “Establishing the Memorial
ices, and it continues to struggle financially to provide exceptional services to the community. We couldn’t part with all our
                                                                                                                                 Fund draws focus to the causes which William held so dear. As an educator, he
money at once. In talking with our financial planner and estate planner, we decided that a charitable gift annuity was the
                                                                                                                                 helped students advance to reach their full potential. This was first and foremost
way to go. We could donate the real estate proceeds in a lump sum, and get an immediate tax deduction. And we could
                                                                                                                                 on his mind, every day of his career.”
also get some money paid to us over our lifetime, so there is an ongoing source of income. We can have our cake and eat
it, too. We can provide for our favorite charity, but we can also have some life income.                                         In May, Michael Brewer, upon graduation from Henderson High School, was
                                                                                                                                 named the first recipient of The William Taylor Memorial Scholarship. Michael is
“Then we found out that our favorite charity didn’t have the capability to offer us a charitable gift annuity. The adminis-
                                                                                                                                 the third generation in his family’s longstanding tradition of volunteer service to
tration was beyond them. However, at the same time, we heard that the Community Foundation could handle charitable gift
                                                                                                                                 Firehouse Station 51, following his mother, his father and his grandfather. With
annuities.
                                                                                                                                 the help of Taylor’s scholarship, Michael will attend Cabrini College. He plans to
“It turned out that the Community Foundation was the right vehicle for us. The Community Foundation could accept a six           study microbiology, play lacrosse, and volunteer at a nearby firehouse.
figure real estate proceeds gift, arrange to pay us lifetime income, and earmark the remaining funds for our favorite Chester
                                                                                                                                 This scholarship award marks the intersection of Michael’s commitment to his
County charity. Plus the Community Foundation can preserve our anonymity, which is very important to us. And on top of
                                                                                                                                 family’s legacy of service with Bill’s commitment to his community. Bill’s annual
all that, the Community Foundation can still tell our story, and hopefully inspire other people to make this kind of gift to
                                                                                                                                 scholarship fund will, year after year, enable and encourage young people, like
benefit their favorite charities as well.
                                                                                                                                 Michael, to pursue higher education and serve their communities.
“We’re delighted that the Community Foundation understands that planning for the future takes on new dimensions as we
age. The Community Foundation understands that donors want financial security, and also to leave something meaningful
behind.”                                                                                                                         CHAIN OF LOVE FOUNDATION FOR TURNER SYNDROME
                                                                                                                                 The idea of parents watching their child suffer is heartbreaking. When Steve and
                      TEMENOS RETREAT CENTER’S “IN COMPANY WITH ANGELS”                                                          Kim Niggeman’s 3-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Turner Syndrome,
                                                                                                                                 instead of succumbing to the ordeal they now faced, they chose to proactively
                      Today it seems that sacred spaces are dwindling while secularism thrives. Many of us crave a respite
                                                                                                                                 confront their daughter’s condition.
                      from the spiritually-zapped day-to-day routine. The Temenos Retreat Center’s In Company with
                      Angels project is an answer to this need. The project exhibits seven freestanding, eight-foot stained      In creating the Foundation, the Niggeman’s became not only passionate advo-
                      glass windows, each depicting an angel. Temenos is touring the angels as a virtual church without          cates of their daughter, but advocates for girls and women who suffer from Turner
                      walls to encourage recognition that spirituality is present in all aspects of life and that everyone who   Syndrome.
                      lives a good life the best they know how is a part of a universal church.                                  The Foundation has allowed the Niggeman’s to create a network of support for
                      Temenos calls the angels “messengers of peace, healing and connection among all people” and offers         families and patients. Kim Niggeman explains, “It is a logical next step for us to
                      the exhibit to encourage spiritual inquiry and interfaith acceptance. Manifestations of the sacred,        establish the Turner Syndrome Foundation with the hopes of finding the medical
                      these windows are beacons of historic and artistic significance.                                           means to mitigate the impact of this tragic disease.”
                      The windows were created by Tiffany Studios in New York City at the end of the 19th century.               Turner Syndrome, a condition that occurs exclusively in women, results when one
                      Remarkably, these 100 year old windows have spent the last 40 years in storage. Now, having been           of the two X chromosomes normally found in females is missing or incomplete.
                      rediscovered, these seven masterpieces are in significant need of restoration. Temenos created the In      Named after Dr. Henry Turner,Turner Syndrome presents itself most commonly as
                      Company with Angels fund to stimulate community participation and support for the restoration and          short stature and lack of ovarian development. Other characteristics involve pre-
                      touring effort. The tour will commence with the completed restoration, which is projected for the          disposition to cardiovascular, kidney and thyroid conditions.
                      Spring of 2006.                                                                                            Today there is no cure for Turner Syndrome, but various treatments using growth
                                                                                                                                 hormones or estrogen replacement can alleviate and manage the symptoms.The
                                                                                                                                 Foundation’s mission to promote early detection, to recognize and foster healthy
                                                                                                                                 management of symptoms, and to increase the quality of life for those afflicted
                                                                                                                                 with Turner Syndrome.
                                                                                                                                 The Niggeman’s wish for their daughter is their wish for all women afflicted with
                                                                                                                                 this agonizing disorder: a full, vibrant life. The Chain of Love Foundation for
                                                                                                                                 Turner Syndrome is a positive step in the right direction.
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               2020
                                 Chester County 2020 was established in 1996        Under One Roof: To address the ongoing need        FUND TYPES




                                                                                                                                                                                                                            FUNDS
                                 to fund and pursue activities that provide         for affordable housing, the Committee responsi-
                                                                                                                                       The Community Foundation accepts endowed and provisional funds in each of
                                 information, promote dialogue and build con-       ble for the Under One Roof summit                  these areas. Endowed Funds are allowed a 5% grant payout for perpetuity, to
                                 sensus around issues of planning and growth        in June 2003, in partnership with CC2020,          assure that grant funds are always available to help nonprofits through good as
               FUND


                                 management that are addressed under the            Chester County Transportation Management           well as difficult economic times. Provisional Funds can be paid out in full at any
                                 County’s comprehensive plan, Landscapes.           Association (TMACC) and Chester County             time. Grants can be awarded to qualifying nonprofit causes throughout the
                                 Over the years this has developed into the four    Planning Commission (CCPC,) created the            United States.
                                 C’s of Convene, Communicate, Cooperate and         Getting There initiative. This evolved from the
           affilated



                                 Contribute.                                        assertion that “the connection between land        Fund for Chester County ..
                                                                                    planning and transportation is inescapable.”
                                 What happens at Chester County 2020                Reports from both summits are available.           This fund focuses on making grants to Chester County nonprofits in areas of
                                 programs?                                                                                             greatest need, as targeted by the Grants Committee of the Foundation. Donations
                                                                                    Master Planner Program: 2005 marks the             of any size are welcome to this fund at any time.
                                 • Understanding and communication                  third year of the Master Planner Program, a
                                   are increased among those with opposing          series developed by the PA Planning Association    Field of Interest Funds
                                   viewpoints.                                      and Penn State Extension Service via PA            Donors who seek to impact a targeted Field of Interest (arts, education, environ-
                                                                                    Municipal Planning Education Institute. Each       ment, health, social service) or specific geographic region establish Field of
Advisory Board Members           • People discover common ground, leading to
                                                                                    course, offered to municipal officials, planning   Interest Funds. By naming an interest area rather than a specific organization,
Henry F. Thorne, Chair             a more productive decision-making process.
                                                                                    commissions, zoning hearing boards, citizens and   flexibility exists to meet ever-changing needs.
Burton Rothenberger,             • Voices from the broad community come             the corporate community, qualifies for a contin-
Immediate Past Chair**                                                              uing education unit credit. The completion of      Donor Advised Funds
                                   together as equals.
Amy McKenna, Vice-Chair                                                             three basic courses in three years is recognized
                                                                                                                                       An alternative to a private foundation, Donor Advised Funds are popular with
Scott Huston, Treasurer          • Concerns are addressed before contention         with a “Master Planner Certificate.” The pro-
                                                                                                                                       donors who wish to establish a Foundation under the umbrella of the Community
George Asimos, Esq.
                                   divides constituencies into “them and us.”       gram is sponsored by CC2020, CCPC, and West
                                                                                                                                       Foundation without incurring administrative operating and compliance filing bur-
                                                                                    Chester University’s School of Business & Public
James N. Borum*                  • Participants gain better understanding of                                                           dens. Donor Advised Funds enable individuals, families, community groups, and
                                                                                    Affairs and the Department of Geography.           businesses to focus their philanthropy and make grants that impact the causes
Larry Bosley                       all aspects of a particular issue.
                                                                                                                                       they care about most.
Judy DiFilippo                                                                      Land Trust Consortium: This new program
                                 • Growth is accepted in the best possible way:     offers all of Chester County’s land trusts the
Paul Janssen**                                                                                                                         Scholarship Funds
                                   balancing land preservation with thoughtful      opportunity to communicate and cooperate
E. Jean Krack*
                                   development                                      around issues of common interest, with CC2020      Establishing a Scholarship Fund allows the donor to benefit students pursuing
Mark Mitman
                                                                                    serving as the convening body.                     education beyond high school. A donor may name the scholarship’s selection
Christine McNeil                 Keep Farming First: The strong partnership
                                                                                                                                       committee and the guidelines for candidate selection. Most scholarships at the
                                 with Chester County Development Council and                                                           Community Foundation benefit disadvantaged, high achieving students from a
Kathleen Goddard Snyder**
                                 the Penn State Cooperative Extension-Chester                                                          particular high school, or those who pursue a particular field of study.
Michael Steinberger*
                                 County is planning for the fourth Keep Farming
Joseph Viscuso                   First, to be held on February 16, 2006. National                                                      Memorial Funds
Helen (Ginny) V. Wood            experts will again join county specialists and
Nancy Mohr, ex offico            top-of-the-line farmers in sessions to address                                                        Donors can quickly and cost-effectively create commemorative funds honoring
                                 opportunities to improve the farmers’ economic                                                        people they hold dear.
                                 picture, thus saving the farmer as well as the
* Indicates new member as of                                                                                                           Affiliated Funds
July 2005                        farm.
**Indicates retiring member as                                                                                                         Working under the umbrella of the Community Foundation, Affiliated Funds can
of July 2005                                                                                                                           be established as special initiatives of the Community Foundation Board. These
                                                                                                                                       funds have independent programs and funding, and they maintain advisory boards
Staff                                                                                                                                  while operating under the Community Foundation’s 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) tax status.
Nancy L. Mohr
                                                                                                                                       Organizational Endowment and Nonprofit-Designated Funds
Executive Director
George W. Fasic
                                                                                                                                       Designated Funds are created by nonprofit organizations and individual donors
Project Consultant
                                                                                                                                       who care about the long-term success of a particular nonprofit charity. This lets
                                                                                                                                       donors support specific organizations while the Community Foundation manages
William J. Stevens
                                                                                                                                       investments professionally and monitors for accountability.
Administrative Assistant
Connie Carter                                                                                                                          There is a $10,000 minimum to start a new fund. Any amount can be added
Consultant                                                                                                                             to existing funds. The Community Foundation will be glad to work with
                                                                                                                                       donors to determine the best methods to achieve their charitable goals.
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                                                                                            DONORS 7/1/2004 TO 6/30/2005




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 DONORS
                                                                                            The Board and Staff of the Chester County Community Foundation gratefully recognize our donors during fiscal year 2005. These
                                                                                            philanthropists made contributions to Chester County Community Foundation operations, affiliated fund operations and endow-
                                                                                            ments, programs, services, scholarships and special projects. Donations to Community Foundation funds totaled $3.5 million from
                                                                                            1,732 donors.
                                                                                            All donations are vital to us. However, due to space limitations, honorary and memorial gifts could not be specifically noted, and
                                                                                            donations under $75 could not be included in this listing. This does not minimize their importance to us at all.




                                                                                            Chester County Community Foundation -       David M. Frees Insurance, Inc.               Ms. Doris A. Hoffman
                                                                                            Friends Gifts to Operating                  Mr. Joseph J. Dimaio, Jr. & Ms. Camille      Mr. & Mrs. William L. Hostetter
                                                                                            Anonymous (21)                              Focarino                                     Hudson United Bank
                                                                                            The 1957 Charity Foundation                 Dr. & Mrs. Verdi J. DiSesa                   Mr. & Mrs. Steven B. Hutton
                                                                                            1st National Bank of Chester County         Mr. & Mrs. Saunders Dixon                    Mr. & Mrs. Jeffery D. Hutton
                                                                                            Aaron & Jean Martin Fund                    Donald J. Rosato Charitable Foundation       Mr. & Mrs. Rudolf E. Hutz
                                                                                            Dr. Madeleine W. Adler &                    Dr. & Mrs. Alan G. Elko                      J.M. & Lois B. Herr Family Foundation
                                                                                            Dr. Frederick S. Lane                       Exelon                                       Ms. Bettina L. Jenney
                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. William Andersen                 Mr. & Mrs. John A. Featherman, III           John Milner Architects, Inc.
                                                                                            Mrs. Margaret P. Anderson                   Mr. W. C. Fenstermacher                      Mrs. Kathryn A. Karney
                                                                                            Dr. Linda R. Antonowich                     Mr. Thomas A. Fillippo                       Mr. & Mrs. Michael B. Karwic
                                                                                            Dr. & Mrs. Harry V. Armitage                Judith Stillman Finkel, Ph.D.                Mr. Charles R. Kedra
                                                                                            Baker Industries                            First Financial Bank                         Mr. Stephen J Kelly
                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Balian                   Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Flamm                       Mr. William M. Keyser
                                                                                            Mr. Richard A. Baxter, Jr.                  Mrs. Deborah H. Francis
                                          HISTORIC PENN OAK OF BRYN CLOVIS, MALVERN, 1755                                                                                            Mr. Jeff Kitchen
                                                                                            Dr. Louis J. Beccaria                       Mr. Herman J. Frank                          Mr. Douglas M. Kleintop
                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. George Bender                    Mr. & Mrs. David M. Frees, Jr.               Mr. & Mrs. S. Damon Kletzien
                                                                                            Ms. Elizabeth Bennett                       Mr. & Mrs. David M. Frees, III               Mr. Thomas C. Koester, Jr. &
                                                                                            Bishop Shanahan Archdiocesean               Mr. & Mrs. Dale H. Frens                     Ms. Sara E. Williams
                                                                                            High School
                                                                                                                                        Frens & Frens, L.L.C.                        KPMG’s Community Involvement Program
                                                                                            Dr. & Ms. Timothy V. Blair
                                                                                                                                        Fulton Financial Advisors                    Mr. & Mrs. William L. Carl
                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. James N. Borum
                                                                                                                                        Ms. Polly Gable                              Mr. & Mrs. Dale N. Krapf
                                                                                            Brandywine Health & Wellness Foundation
                                                                                                                                        Ms. Elva G. Galindo                          Mr. & Mrs. Dallas L. Krapf
                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Michael Briglia

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap,                                              Mr. & Mrs. Frank Byrne
                                                                                            Byrnes & Merz
                                                                                                                                        Mrs. Esther B. Gansky
                                                                                                                                        Ms. Carol Ware Gates
                                                                                                                                                                                     Ms. Kathleen C. Landells
                                                                                                                                                                                     Mrs. Robert LeBoutillier


         but by the seeds you plant.”
                                                                                                                                        GBH Foundation Trust                         Mrs. Elizabeth M. Legnini
                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. William L. Cain
                                                                                                                                        Mr. Morrie G. Gold                           Mr. Allan Livingston
                                                                                            Camphill Village Kimberton Hills
                                                                                                                                        Mrs. Barbara L. Greenfield                   MacElree Harvey Ltd.
                                                                                            Mr. James W. Castellan
                 Robert Louis Stevenson                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. John B. Hagens                    Mr. & Mrs. Ian A. MacKinnon
                                                                                            Charles Schwab Corporation Foundation
                                                                                                                                        The Honorable & Mrs. John L. Hall            Mr. & Ms. Sean Maher
                                                                                            Chester County Art Association
                                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. John Halsted                      Mr. & Mrs. William S. Malany
                                                                                            Mr. Ernest Chisena
                                                                                                                                        Handi-Crafters                               Ms. Dorothy Manou
                                                                                            Claneil Foundation
                                                                                                                                        Mr. Peter G. Hannon                          Maternal & Child Health Consortium
                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Curtis Clapham                                                                of Chester County
                                                                                                                                        Mrs. Patricia A. Harahan
                                                                                            Colket Foundation                                                                        Mr. Clyde A. Mauger, III
                                                                                                                                        Mr. Stephen B. Harris
                                                                                            Mrs. Anne M. Congdon                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Michael B. McLelland
                                                                                                                                        Mrs. Gordon B. Hattersley, Jr.
                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Keith Coughey                                                                 Mr. Carl J. Meister, Jr.
                                                                                                                                        Haverford Trust Company
                                                                                            Creative Capital Solutions                                                               Mr. & Mrs. Arthur P. Miller, Jr.
                                                                                                                                        Hirtle Callaghan & Co.
                                                                                            Croft Drozd & Company, PC                                                                Mr. & Mrs. John D. Milner
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Ms. Ann Mintz                              Mr. & Mrs. Langhorne B. Smith             Chester County Community Foundation -    Mr. & Mrs. Herbert C. Thompson, Jr.      Ms. Irene W. Ewald                          Mrs. Robert E. Cullen




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            DONORS
Mr. & Mrs. John Day Mohr                   Mrs. Horace B. Spackman                   Gettysburg Address Contest Fund          Hon. & Mrs. Lawrence E. Wood             Mr. Timothy Foster                          Mr. & Mrs. Henry A. Detering
Mrs. J. Maxwell Moran                      Mrs. Georgianna H. Stapleton              1st National Bank of Chester County      Ms. Mildred C. Worth                     Mr. Daniel W. Foster                        Mr. & Mrs. Luigi DiFilippo
Mr. & Mrs. James M. Moran, Jr.             Mr. & Mrs. Richard Sterlacci              Keller Williams Real Estate                                                       Ms. Cornelia D. Fraley                      Mr. Bruce M. Donaldson
Ms. Caroline Moran                         Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Stevenson            Stancato/Abdala LLC                      Alliance Environmental Scholarship       Mr. O. John Fuchs                           Edwards & Kelcey Inc.
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph F. Morris, Jr.           Studio 3                                  The Honorable Dr. Elinor Z. Taylor       Fund - PAEITC                            Ms. Polly Gable                             Dr. & Mrs. William L. Elkins
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth B. Mumma                Ms. Elizabeth B. Stull                    Weston Solutions                         Alliance Environmental Systems           Mr. & Mrs. Ned Hasselquist                  Mr. Roger Enloe
Oberod Foundation                          Mr. Robert S. Supplee                     Mr. & Mrs. Stanford R. Zukin                                                      Mr. & Mrs. Martin Hird                      Mr. & Mrs. George W. Fasic
Mr. & Mrs. David Odell                     The Honorable Dr. Elinor Z. Taylor                                                 Annuity Fund for Delaware County         Mr. & Mrs. Richard R. Howard                Fenstermacher & Company
                                                                                     Chester County Community Foundation -    Community Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence M. O’Donnell           Mr. & Mrs. Anson W. H. Taylor, Jr.                                                                                          Ms. Sandra M. Hurst                         Mr. Robert E. Fenza
                                                                                     Grant Fund for Chester County            Mr. Joseph N. Pew
Mr. Patrick C. O’Donnell &                 Mr. & Mrs. L. Peter Temple                                                                                                  Ms. Marion C. Hyson                         Dr. Phoebe Fisher
Ms. Hannah Gardner                                                                   Anonymous
                                           Mr. & Mrs. Joe M. Thomson                                                                                                   Ms. Theresa T. Johnson                      Fulton Bank
Albert T. Olenzak, Ph..D.                                                            Mrs. Anne M. Congdon                     Aqua Pennsylvania Scholarship
                                           TMG Holding Co., Inc.                                                              Fund - PAEITC                            Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Jones                Mr. John D. Funk
Mr. & Mrs. Sean P. O’Neil                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Keith Coughey
                                           Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth W. Tunnell                                                      Aqua Pennsylvania                        Ms. Suzanne Kaplan                          Ms. Carol Ware Gates
Dr. & Mrs. James A. Orsini                                                           Judith Stillman Finkel, Ph.D.
                                           United Way of Bergen/KPMG/Terry T.                                                                                          Mrs. Stana T. Lennox                        Gawthrop Greenwood & Halstead
Mr. & The Honorable Ray H. Ott             Sweet                                     Dr. Morrie G. Gold
                                                                                                                              Barney Harahan Memorial Fund             Mr. Bruce Alan Lipkowitz                    Giant Food Stores Inc.
Mr. & Mrs. Dick L. Palmquist               United Way of Delaware                                                                                                      Ms. Ann M. McGill                           H. William Sellers Co.
                                                                                     Chester County Community Foundation -    Mr. & Mrs. John Gourdier
Patricia C. & John Celii, Jr. Foundation   United Way of SE PA                                                                                                         Ms. Margaret B. Nesspor                     Hankin Foundation
                                                                                     Jordan Award Fund                        Estate of Bernard J. Harahan
Mr. & Mrs. James C. Patterson              United Way of Southern Chester County                                                                                       Mrs. & Mr. Geoffrey H. Osborne              Mr. & Mrs. John B. Hannum, Jr.
                                                                                     Claneil Enterprises, Inc.                Mrs. Patricia A. Harahan
Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors             United Way of Chester County/Mr. Thomas                                                                                     Mrs. Michelle L. Perate                     Mr. & Mrs. Peter O. Hausmann
                                           Varley                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. John P. Lynch
Pennsylvania Trust Company                                                                                                                                             Dr. Leonard V. Perrone                      Hazox Alternate Energy
                                           United Way Tri-State/Mr. & Mrs. Michael   Chester County Community Foundation -    Mr. & Mrs. Glenn C. Mills
Philadelphia Foundation                                                              Operating Endowment Fund                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Richard Rubin                    Home Builders Association of Chester &
                                           Briglia
Phoenixville Community Health Foundation                                             Mr. R. James Macaleer                                                             Mrs. Ruth E. Sower                          Delaware Counties
                                           United Way/Burt Rothenberger                                                       Baylus & Deborah Francis Fund
Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust                                                    Mr. George A. Weymouth                                                            Mr. James G. Stuart                         Hoober, Inc.
                                           Unruh Turner Burke & Frees P.C.                                                    Mrs. Deborah H. Francis
Mr. Robert A. Portnoy & Ms. Stephanie J.                                                                                                                               Dr. Marc Tecce                              Mr. Scott G. Huston
Wicks                                      Eva L. Verplanck, Ph.D.
                                                                                     Chester County Community Foundation -                                             Mr. & Mrs. ChristopherThomson               Mr. & Mrs. L. Stockton Illoway, III
Angelika Ingrid Ratsep, Ph.D.              Verplanck Family Fund at the Delaware                                              Brianne Carter Memorial Fund
                                           Community Foundation                      Verizon READS: Chester County Literacy                                                                                        J. D. Wood & Co.
                                                                                                                              Run for Brianne – proceeds from Spring   Ms. Laura B. Tracy
Mr. & Mrs. Jon E. Ray                                                                Champions Fund
                                           Wachovia National Bank                                                             event                                    Mr. Gary B. Weinstein                       Ms. Bettina L. Jenney
Ms. Heather P. Reiffer                                                               Verizon READS
                                           Wachovia Trust                                                                                                              Mr. Herbert E. Woodruff                     Dr. Janet K. Johnston
Mr. Jason M. Reiser & Ms. Kimberly L.                                                                                                                                                                              Mr. & Mrs. Richard I. G. Jones
MacDonald                                  Wal-Mart #2167                                                                     Bugel Family Fund
                                                                                     Chester County Community Foundation -
                                           Mrs. Tara Kraft Walters                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Bugel               Chester County 2020 - Operating Fund        Kennett Township Land Trust
Mr. & Mrs. Nick Revak                                                                Youth Philanthropy Fund
                                           Wheeler Wolfenden & Dwares                                                                                                  Anonymous (4)                               Land O’Lakes, Inc.
Mr. & Mrs. Mark S. Reynolds                                                          1002 Fund
                                           Mr. & Mrs. Bruce N. Williams                                                       Caroline Manning Bolton Legacy Fund      Anonymous Challenge Gift (1)                Lapp Lumber Company
Richard & Lois Hodgson Fund                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Michael Briglia
                                           Mr. Malcolm C. Wilson                                                              Estate of Caroline M. Bolton             1675 Foundation                             Liberty Property Limited Partnership
Mr. Robert E. Rigg                                                                   Fund for Chester County
                                           Ms. Penelope P. Wilson                                                                                                      Dr. Madeleine W. Adler & Dr. Frederick S.   Ms. Mary Alice Dorrance Malone
Dr. & Mrs. Donald J. Rosato                                                          Inghetata, LLC
                                           Dr. & Mrs. Lindley M. Winston                                                      Chain of Love Foundation for Turner      Lane                                        Ms. Dorothy A. Matz
The Honorable & Mrs. Lewis Chris Ross                                                Robert & Jennifer McNeil Fund
                                           Mr. & Mrs. J. K. Wittle                                                            Syndrome                                 Alan E. Peters & Associates, Inc.           Maysie’s Farm Conservation Center
Ms. Theresa Sargent
                                           Mr. & Mrs. Jonathan D. Wood                                                        Bentley Graphic Communications           Arcadia Holdings, Inc.                      Mr. & Mrs. John McKenna
Ms. Elizabeth M. Scattergood                                                         Alice Lawson Scholarship Fund
                                           Mr. & Mrs. Peter Wright, Jr.                                                       Mr. & Mrs. John P. Niggeman, Jr.         Mr. & Mrs. George Asimos, Jr.               McMahon Associates, Inc.
Mr. & Dr. Robert Schini                                                              Mr. & Mrs. Barry Boose
                                           Mr. & Mrs. Paul J. Xander                                                                                                   Brandywine Conservancy                      Ms. Christine McNeil
Mr. & Mrs. Hubert J.P. Schoemaker                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey C. Dore
                                           YMCA of the Brandywine Valley                                                      Charles A. Melton Scholarship Fund       Mr. Ramsay S. Buchanan, V.M.D               Mr. & Mrs. Robert F. McRae
Mr. & Mrs. William J. Scott, Jr.
                                           Mr. & Mrs. Michael J. Ziegler                                                      Ms. Doris A. Bond                        Central & Western Chester Co. Ind.          Midatlantic Farm Credit, FLCA
Ms. H. Donnan Sharp                                                                  Alice M. Thomas Scholarship Fund
                                                                                                                                                                       Development Authority                       Mr. & Mrs. Arthur P. Miller, Jr.
Siepser Laser Eyecare                                                                Anonymous
                                                                                                                              Charlestown Playhouse Fund               Chester County Conservation District        Monomoy Fund
Ms. Karen A. Simmons                       Chester County Community Foundation -     Dr. Charles H. Butler
                                           Annuity Fund                                                                       Mr. Edmund N. Bacon                      Chester County Country Properties           Mr. & Mrs. Rodman W. Moorhead, III
Simple Pleasures                                                                     Church of the Holy Trinity
                                           Anonymous                                                                          Mrs. Jacquie Bayley                      Chester County Economic Development         Mrs. J. Maxwell Moran
Mr. & Mrs. Howard L. Sipple, III                                                     Ms. Ethel Y. Closson                                                              Council
                                                                                                                              Mr. & Mrs. Jasper Y. Brinton                                                         National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
Ms. Louise Smith                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Saunders Dixon                                                         Claneil Foundation
                                                                                                                              Ms. Lois Arlene Cooke                                                                Natural Lands Trust, Inc.
Ms. Barbara McIlvaine Smith                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Michael W. Miller                                                      Community Awareness
                                                                                                                              Dana Duffield                            Committee/American Mushroom Institute       Northbrook Cattle Co., LLC
                                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Stevenson
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Mr. William O’Neill                           Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Burke, Jr.              Connor T. Schmidt Foundation               Downingtown Works                           Dr. W.T.M. Johnson Memorial Foundation   Hollenbach Family Foundation




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DONORS
Pennfield Corporation                         Chester County Library                    CNA Surety                                 Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Anthony                   Ms. Doris A. Bond                        Anonymous
Pennsylvania Farm Bureau                      Mr. & Mrs. George E. Cruft                Mr. & Mrs. Matthew E. Curran               Mr. Gene V. Anthony                         Mr. & Mrs. Saunders Dixon
Regester Associates                           Ms. Catherine G. Del Tito                                                            Bellewood Golf Club                         Mr. James A. Jones                       James M. & Lois B. Herr Family
Mr. & Mrs. Burton F. Rothenberger             Mr. & Mrs. Wesley E. Fasnacht             Daemion Counseling Center Fund             Mr. Douglas Borgerson                       Ms. Linda L. Mahan                       Foundation

Mr. Richard Rothenberger                      Mr. & Mrs. D. Roger Grigson               Daemion Counseling Center                  Dr. Briglia                                 Mr. & Mrs. Alan B. Palmer                Mr. & Mrs. James M. Herr

Rouse/Chamberlin Homes                        Mr. & Mrs. Edward R. Hammond              Mr. William Y. Webb                        Bryn Mawr Trust Company
The Honorable Carole A. Rubley                Ms. Marjorie K. Hansen                                                               Buca de Beppo                               East End Neighborhood Association Fund   John & Mary DiCecco Scholarship Fund

Ms. Patrica Ryan                              Mr. & Mrs. Vincent W. Hartnett, Jr.       Dana Marie Carr Memorial                   Mrs. Diana L. Cline                         Jordan Award Fund                        Mr. Leonard DiFilippo

Safety, Agriculture, Villages & Environment   Mr. David J. Hiltbrand                    Scholarship Fund                           Donna Kasuska                               Tres Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. William J. Scott, Jr.              Mr. & Mrs. Joseph A. Hofmann, Jr.         Best Friends                               Doublexpressions                            Ms. Penelope P. Wilson                   John H. Phillips III Memorial Fund For
                                                                                        Boy Scouts of America Troop 73                                                                                                  Horseshoe Scout Reservation
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Spahr                       Mr. & Mrs. George W. Holmes                                                          Downingtown Bowling Palace
                                                                                        Campbell-Ennis-Klotzbach Funeral Home                                                                                           AIG Matching Grants Program
Mr. & Mrs. George Strawbridge, Jr.            Mr. & Mrs. George A. Hornberger                                                      Downingtown Works                           Eugene J. & Mary DiFilippo
                                                                                        Devlin - Rosmos - Kepp Funeral Home                                                    Scholarship Fund                         Mrs. Carley P. Phillips
Mr. & Mrs. John B. Swayne, III                Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies                                                Mr. & Mrs. Robert G. Gladwish
                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Barry Fabius                                                                Mr. Leonard DiFilippo                    Mr. & Mrs. John E. Phillips
Mr. & Mrs. Harold C. Swisher                  Mr. & Mrs. Frederick D. Jones                                                        Honeybrook Golf Course
Mr. & Mrs. Anson W. H. Taylor, Jr.            Mr. Ranbir Kashap                         Christopher J. Hussin, D.D.S.              Ingleside Golf Club
                                                                                        Phoenix Mobile Homes                                                                   Everett Frank Legacy Fund                Kathleen McBratnie Memorial Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Stewart F. Taylor                  Ms. Cecilia Keller                                                                   James J. Terry Funeral Home
                                                                                        Phoenixville Community Health Foundation                                               Mrs. Everett Frank, Jr.                  Mrs. Charlotte A. Colledge
The Philadelphia Foundation                   Ms. Glendoris L. Keller                                                              KC Design Studio
                                                                                        Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust                                                                                               Ms. Isabel Johnson
Traffic Planning & Design, Inc.               Mr. & Mrs. James W. Kent                                                             La Spina
                                                                                        Phoenixville Hospital                                                                  Farnesi Family Foundation                Ms. Jennifer Nangle
Unionville Small Animal Associates            Mr. & Mrs. David T. Kjellquist                                                       Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Leister
                                                                                        Phoenixville Youth Babe Ruth League                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Frank A. Farnesi              Mr. & Mrs. Michael Strawbridge
Unruh Turner Burke & Frees P.C.               Mr. & Mrs. Ken K. Lin                                                                Loch Nairne
                                                                                        Tri-County Urologic Associates                                                                                                  West Chester Lodge 853
Mr. & Mrs. James L. Van Alen, II              Mr. & Mrs. George Michael Mara                                                       Ms. Deborah Lynch
                                                                                        Wilkinson & Associates                                                                 Frees Family Fund                        Mr. & Mrs. John V. Dalton
Mr. & Mrs. Richard A. Vermeil                 Mr. Robert A. McMillen                                                               Ms. Wanda Lynch
                                                                                                                                                                               David M. Frees Insurance, Inc.           Dishfunctional
Vollmer Associates LLP                        Mr. & Mrs. Richard L. Moore                                                          Ms. Mary E. MacLachlan
                                                                                        Daryl E. & Martha J. Thomas Fund                                                       Mr. & Mrs. David M. Frees, III           Mr. & Mrs. Lee Picariello
Mr. & Mrs. Donald W. Weaver                   Mr. William G. Mulvey                                                                Mr. & Mrs. Alexander H. MacLachlan
                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Daryl E. Thomas                                                             Mr. & Mrs. David M. Frees, Jr.           Mr. & Mrs. Thomas W. VanGrofski
Mr. & Mrs. J. K. Wittle                       Mr. & Mrs. David Odell                                                               Ms. Lou Ann Miller
                                                                                                                                                                               Miss Jamie Frees                         Mrs. Paula D. Ward
Mr. & Mrs. Jonathan D. Wood                   Ms. Irene M. Oleksiw                                                                 Moonlight Sound
                                                                                        David A. Jackson Legacy Fund                                                           Mr. Josh Frees                           Ms. Esperanza Burgess
                                              Mr. & Mrs. Sean P. O’Neil                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Moretti
                                                                                        Anonymous                                                                                                                       Mr. & Mrs. Kevin M. Doyle
Chester County 2020 - Operating               Mr. & Mrs. Harry Painter                                                             Mr. Bruce Neff
Endowment                                                                               Dr. & Mrs. V. Harry Adrounie                                                           Front Porch Trust Fund                   Mr. Philip B. Zalkind
                                              Mrs. Dorothy D. Plyer                                                                Ms. Barbara F. Nelson
Mr. George A. Weymouth                                                                  Advanced Wastewater Engineering                                                        Anonymous                                St. Edmonds Cup Day 2004
                                              Ms. Marianne Seitzer                                                                 Pepperidge Farm
                                                                                        Dr. & Mrs. Earl M. Baker                                                               Ametek Foundation                        United Way/Karen Trotman/Pepperidge
                                              Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Shauger                                                           Pickering Valley Country Club                                                        Farm
Chester County Fund for Women & Girls -       Ms. Helen H. Somma                        Mrs. Andrea P. Cary                        Ms. Amy Piro
Grants Endowment                                                                                                                                                                                                        United Way/Jacqueline Picariello/Campbell
                                              Mr. & Mrs. Don G. Stout                   Mr. Ralph E. DeFazio                       Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Remedio, Jr.           Goodnow Fund                             Soup Company
Dr. Lola S. Reed Scholarship Fund                                                       Hodgson’s Automotive                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Daniel W. Geary
                                              Mr. & Mrs. Terry T. Sweet                                                            Rivercrest Golf Club                                                                 United Way/Michael McBratnie/Fox
Eva L. Verplanck, Ph.D.                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Chris Houck                                                                                                          Rothchild
                                              Mr. & Mrs. Walter S. Underhill                                                       Ruberti’s Allsports Lettering
                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Arden Jackson                                                               Gordon B. Hattersley, Jr. Endowment      United Way/Michael Swanich/Price
                                              United Way of Chester County/Diane Gies                                              Mr. & Mrs. David M. Schlitz
Chester County Fund for Women & Girls -                                                                                                                                        Fund for CVIM                            Waterhouse
                                              United Way of Chester County/Jennifer     Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Mancill                  Mr. & Mrs. James D. Schoonover
Operating Endowment                                                                                                                                                            Community Volunteers in Medicine         United Way/Jeannie Burns/Paoli Hospital
                                              Persick                                   Ms. Jean M. Marr                           Mr. & Mrs. Joseph R. Shafer
Mr. & Mrs. Peter O. Hausmann                                                                                                                                                                                            United Way of Chester County/Sandra Huss
                                              Mr. & Mrs. Charles F. VanDoren            Mr. Vincent M. Pompo                       Spring Hollow Golf Course
Mr. George A. Weymouth                                                                                                                                                         Harry Dunn Art Scholarship Fund          United Way of Chester County/Karen
                                              Ms. Katherine Wells                       Mr. & Mrs. Henry A. Radulski, Jr.          Mr. & Mrs. Steven P. Thorley                                                         Trotman
                                              Mr. & Mrs. John S. Zajac                  Mr. & Mrs. Thomas M. Rivello                                                           Estate of Thomas B. Andress
Chester County Library Fund                                                                                                        Vallee & Bowe
                                                                                        The Honorable Carole A. Rubley             White Manor Country Club
Anonymous (20)                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kevin Holleran Fund
                                              Clay-Mir Charitable Foundation            Dr. Harold Russell                                                                     HeLP Fund
Mrs. & Mr. Montgomery S. Abbott                                                                                                                                                                                         Kevin Holleran, Esq.
                                              Mr. & Mrs. Frank J. Brewer                Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Wagner                                                               Estate of Richard J. Hutton
Mrs. Margaret P. Anderson                                                                                                          Dr. John H. Hewlett, III Scholarship Fund
                                                                                        Ms. Elizabeth A. Walls                                                                 Mr. John P. Hutton
Dr. & Mrs. Harry V. Armitage                                                                                                       Dr. John H. Hewlett, III                                                             Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville
                                              Coach Millard Robinson Memorial Fund                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Hutton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Endowment Fund
Dr. & Mrs. Earl M. Baker                                                                                                                                                       Mr. & Mrs. Steven B. Hutton
                                              Donald P. Jones Foundation                Downingtown Educational Foundation                                                                                              Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph D. Bergin                                                                                                                                                    Mr. John V. Postles, Jr.
                                              Mr. Eugene L. Melcher                     Mr. Karl M. Ocepek                                                                                                              Mr. & Mrs. Louis H. Breden
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Mrs. Elizabeth Harper Briglia, CPA        Mr. & Mrs. Anthony C. Colella     Ms. Colleen M. O’Leary                      Bart Klein, Esq.                        Pink House Fund                              Stanley Austin Edwards Scholarship Fund




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       DONORS
Mr. & Mrs. Hugo W. Buda                   Mr. & Mrs. William J. Connell     Philadelphia Council of AFL/CIO/Operating   Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth H. Kubik             Mr. W. B. Dixon Stroud, Jr.                  Mr. & Mrs. John R. Donovan
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth A. Wickstrom           Ms. & Mr. Debra J. Craig          Mr. Gary M. Pinketti                        Mr. & Mrs. John P. Lynch
Mr. Herbert E. Woodruff                   Mr. & Mrs. John Daniel            Mr. & Mrs. Harry Pleczynski                 Mr. & Mrs. Joseph F. Mannion            Quaker City Farmers Scholarship Fund         Susan DeCecco Scholarship Fund
                                          Ms. & Mr. Judy Daniel             The Pleczynski Foundation                   Kelly & Andy Marvel                     Mr. Charles E. Mather, III                   Mr. Leonard DiFilippo
LIFE Center Endowment Fund                Mr. & Mrs. Warren Densmore        Ryan’s Pub                                  Ms. Jennifer L. Miller
LIFE Center                               Mr. Patrick J. Eiding             SAP Matching Gift Program                   Mr. & Mrs. Glenn C. Mills               Richard & Lois Hodgson Fund                  Tom Polis Golf Classic for Young Life
                                          Mr. & Mrs. Al Ferrari             Sartomer Company                            Modern Group Ltd.                       Mr. & Mrs. Richard S. Hodgson                Acterna
         .
Lucinda P Wallace Memorial                Mr. Laurence L. Fritz             Ms. Renee Savio                             Mr. Juan Ramon Morales                                                               Alpha & Vision
Scholarship Fund                          Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc.       Ms. Kara A. Schieler                        Ms. Diane V. Necastro                   Robert & Doris Hanna Scholarship Fund        Mr. Alan Amato
Mrs. Mary W. Hewlett                      Mr. & Mrs. Michael P. Gallagher   Simmons Cooper LLC                          Mr. & Mrs. Paul A. Nickels              Human Relations Council of Greater West      Andrew Corporation
                                          Mr. Kevin J. Gallen               Ms. Leslie Smith                            Mr. & Mrs. M. Scott Peterman            Chester                                      AURORA Networks
Margaret E. Coppedge Memorial             Mr. Charles D. Gillespie          State Farm Insurance                        Mr. & Mrs. Cecil R. Pugh                Ms. Ruth H. MacFadyen                        Mr. Christopher L. Bailey
Fund for the Benefit of Grimes AME
Church Sunday School                      Mr. & Mrs. Thomas F. Gordon       Msgr. Joseph G. Stoerlew                    Mr. & Mrs. Paul Rebold                                                               Big Bands
                                          Hagenbucher & Associates, P.C.    Ms. Margaret M. Taylor                      Mr. & Mrs. William J. Romanelli         Robert & Jennifer McNeil Fund                Mr. & Mrs. Ron Blum
Mr. Richard J. Coppedge
                                          Mr. & Mrs. Thomas D. Harahan      Ms. Courtney Trego                          Mr. & Mrs. Carlos D. Rose               Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. McNeil                  Broadbus
Grimes A.M.E. Church-Outreach Programs
                                          Mr. Dennis Harahan                Mr. & Mrs. Thomas N. Verna                  Mr. Michael Ryan                                                                     Chiao Tung Bank
                                          Mrs. Patricia A. Harahan          Ms. Melanie Walls                           Mr. & Mrs. Walter Savournin             Robert M. Price Memorial Fund                Comcast Financial Agency Corporation
                      .
Marjorie L. & Arthur P Miller, Jr. Fund
                                          Mr. Joseph Hartman                Mr. & Mrs. Robert G. Watkins, Jr.           Ms. Margaret M. Taylor                  Ms. Polly Gable                              Communication Construction Group
Mr. & Mrs. Arthur P. Miller, Jr.
                                          The Haverford Trust Company       West Chester Food Services                  Mr. & Mrs. George H. Walker             Mr. & Mrs. Henry A. Price, in memory of      Fujitsu Network Communications
                                                                                                                                                                father
Maurice E. Warrick, Jr. Memorial          Ms. Christine Helmig              Braham & Jody Whitehouse Levy               Mr. & Mrs. Richard D. Walker                                                         Mr. Ralph Galione, III
Education & Scholarship Fund              Mr. & Ms. Andrew P. Herbert       Mr. & Mrs. Bradley Wyman                    Ms. Helen E. Warden                                                                  Mr. Michael R. Hamas
                                                                                                                                                                Rotary Club of Coatesville Educational
Ms. Karen Blunt                           Mr. & Mrs. John P. Hewitt         Ms. Lauren S. Young                         Mr. & Mrs. Larry Whittaker              Fund                                         Mr. Brian Hanrahan
Mr. Michael D. Blunt                      Mr. & Mrs. Robert Hewitt          Proceeds from Spring 2004 Meso Walk                                                 Rotary Club of Coatesville                   Integrated Broadband Services.
Ms. Doris A. Bond                         Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant                                                Mill At Anselma Preservation &          Mr. William M. Wright                        Jameson
Chester High School                       Ms. Nicole C. Johnson             Michael G. Maybroda Memorial Fund           Educational Trust Fund                                                               Mr. David J. Longaker
Ms. Betty B. Vaughters                    Mr. Daniel Joie                   Mr. Ralph L. Beckett & Ms. Donna Bostic     The Mill at Anselma Preservation &                                                   Mr. Hector Lopez
                                                                                                                        Educational Trust                       Samantha Lee Zajac Memorial Fund
Mrs. Deborah Warrick                      Ms. Meg Kearney                   Ms. Lynn Effinger Byerley                                                           Gifts in memory of Frank Zajac               Magnus Effect LLC
Ms. Deborah J. Warrick                    Mr. & Mrs. Daniel W. Keegan       Cardile Mushrooms                                                                   CSC Consulting                               Mr. & Mrs. Mark A. Manning
                                                                                                                        New Century Scholarship Fund -
Mr. Douglas Warrick                       Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth P. Keenan      Mr. & Mrs. John M. Cavallaro                PAEITC                                  Mr. Robert C. DiLullo                        Motorola
Mr. Jaron Warrick                         Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth A. Kiehl       Mr. & Mrs. Alan B. Coleman                  New Century Bank                        Mrs. Anne B. DiLullo                         Mr. Louis Nagorsky
Mr. & Mrs. Maurice E. Warrick             Kildare’s                         Ms. Alexis L. Dintino                                                               Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Schleifer Weinstein   OFS
Ms. Nancy L. Warrick                      Ms. Michelle Koch                 Ms. Deborah Ditterline                      Niles-Milner Fund for Student Travel    & Winkler, PC                                Pirelli Communications Cables & Systems
                                          Mr. & Mrs. Thomas M. Leonard      Mr. & Mrs. John Dolan                       Mr. & Mrs. John D. Milner               Mr. & Mrs. R. Thomas Forr                    Mrs. Carolyn Polis
Merrill Lynch Scholarship Fund - PAEITC   Ms. Beverly Maccari               Mr. & Mrs. Bruce E. Downing                                                         Ms. Jane M. Gilbert                          Power & Telephone Supply
Merrill Lynch & Company                   Mr. & Mrs. Christopher T. Mahon   Employee Health Services LLC                Orchard Fund                            Mr. & Mrs. Michael M. Goss                   PPC
                                          Makeovers Beauty Center           Mr. & Mrs. Mark C. Felizzi                  Mr. & Mrs. David R. Pelton              Ms. Noelle Owens                             Preformed Line Products
Mesothelioma & Asbestos Disease Society   Ms. Jennifer K. Malcolm           Mr. Lawrence J. Gallo                                                               Mr. & Mrs. Scott Schindler                   Prince Telecom Holdings
Fund                                                                                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Eric G. Zajac
                                          Mr. & Mrs. George W. Maybroda     Mr. & Mrs. John Gourdier                    Peoples First Scholarship Donor                                                      QVC Studio Park
Anonymous                                                                                                               Advised Fund                            United Way/Dennis Zajac
                                          Mr. Brian McCahon                 Mr. & Mrs. James P. Green                                                                                                        Scientific Atlanta
Ms. Marilyn A. Amento                                                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin S. Beiler           United Way of Chester County/Kay Fallow
                                          Ms. Wanda L. McGlinchey           Mr. & Mrs. John H. Harahan                                                                                                       Mr. Gary G. Smith
Mr. & Mrs. David W. Artinger                                                                                            Mr. Arthur A. Bernardon
                                          Ms. Megan McGreal                 Mr. & Mrs. Thomas D. Harahan                                                                                                     Mr. John Staiger
Mr. & Mrs. William S. Brandfass                                                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Hugh Garchinsky              Spot Castle Foundation Fund
                                          Mr. & Mrs. Joseph McNicholas      Mrs. Patricia A. Harahan                                                                                                         Mr. Willliam E. Stribrny
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas F. Brophy                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. George C. Mason              Mr. & Mrs. Michael J. Rotko
                                          Mr. Kevin J. McNicholas           Mr. & Mrs. Robert Hewitt                                                                                                         Times Fiber Communications
Ms. Beth Byerley                                                                                                        Mr. Peter S. Mason
                                          Media VFW                         Mr. & Mrs. Wayne R. Hillebrecht                                                                                                  Tollgrade
Mr. Mark Calabrese                                                                                                      Mr. R. Marshall Phillips                St. Ann Rose Fund
                                          Mr. & Mrs. Harry W. Miller        Ms. Nicole C. Johnson                                                                                                            Trilithic
Mr. Christopher J. Camp                                                                                                 Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program   Anonymous
                                          Mr. & Mrs. Glenn C. Mills         Mr. & Mrs. Saleem A. Khan                                                                                                        TVC
Mr. Martin Campbell                                                                                                     Mr. David Wilmerding
                                          Moms Club of Prospect Park        Mr. & Mrs. Joseph S. Kiczek                                                                                                      Tyco Electronics
Mr. & Mrs. Allen J. Clay, III
                                          Mr. Ehren Murphy                  Kildare’s
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Valerie Lamb Smith Art Fund              Mr. H. F. Lenfest                           Mr. & Mrs. Dante Cappelli             West Goshen Lions Club Foundation       Ms. Carol A. Johnson                   Lamb McErlane




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         DONORS
Ms. Mary Hunt Davis                      Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Levi                   Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Marshall         West Goshen Lions Club                  Mr. & Mrs. Danny P. Kelly              Mancini Construction Company
Mr. & Mrs. Langhorne B. Smith            Ms. Deborah A. Litman-Goch                                                        Mr. & Mrs. James A. Ferrier             Mr. & Mrs. Alvy Kelly                  Willistown Township
Ms. Judy Chang Wenderoth                 Little All-American Football Association    Walden School Endowment Fund          Mr. Alfred C. Hayden                    Killion Victory Committee
                                         The McCabe Group                            The Walden School                     Mr. & Mrs. Thomas M. Walsh              Krapf Bus Companies                    Willistown United Methodist Church
Valor Bowl Fund                          McCahon Builders                                                                                                          Ms. Daphne S. Landis                   Endowment Fund

1st National Bank of Chester County      Mr. & Mrs. Joseph P. McManus                West Chester Area Senior Center       Wharton Esherick Studio                 Mr. Charles D. Lemmond                 Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Burt

Aker Contractors                         Mr. & Mrs. Thomas M. Mills                  Endowment Fund                        Preservation Fund                       MacElree Harvey Ltd.                   Willistown United Methodist Church-
                                                                                     Mr. Paul W. Walker                    Windgate Charitable Foundation                                                 Outreach Program
Mr. & Mrs. Scott Allison                 Dr. David R. Noyes                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Dominic T. Marrone
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Willistown United Methodist Men
Mr. & Mrs. Edward J. Arena               O’Rourke & Sons                                                                                                           Mr. & Mrs. Charles L. Metzger
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP           Oxford Area High School                     West Chester Downtown Foundation      William M. Taylor Memorial Fund         Montgomery County House - Republican
                                                                                     Endowment Fund                        Anonymous                               Committee                              Woody’s Woods Memorial Fund
Auger Fabrication, Inc.                  Oxford Athletic Association
                                                                                     Mr. Donald B. Evons                   1st National Bank of Chester County     Mr. & Mrs. Everett F. Morrow           Mr. Roland C. Boyle
Mr. & Mrs. John M. Babinecz              Pence Countertops
                                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence A. Goldberg       AES/PHEAA                               Mr. Conrad E. Muhly
Bear Tubular                             Phoenixville Area Education Association
                                                                                     W. Patrick Scott, Esq.                Mr. Bob Allen                           Pennsylvania Association of School     Your Part-Time Controller Excellence
Brewer Sheet Metal                       Phoenixville Area High School                                                                                                                                    in Accounting Scholarship
                                                                                                                           Association of Independent Colleges &   Retirees - Chester County
Mr. & Mrs. Philip D. Carter              Phoenixville Area High School Student                                                                                                                            Chester County Community Foundation,
                                         Council                                     West Chester Film Festival Fund       Universities of PA                      Pennsylvania Chamber of Business &
Coatesville Football Booster Club                                                                                                                                  Commerce                               in honor of Eric Fraint’s contributions to
                                         Phoenixville Area School District -         1st National Bank of Chester County   Mrs. Leslie K. Bair                                                            Business Affair
Commerce Bank                                                                                                                                                      Pennsylvania Health Care Association
                                         Student Activity Account                    Mr. Dudley C. Backup                  Ms. Ellen Bard
Conestoga Gridiron Club                                                                                                                                            Pennsylvania Medical Society
                                         Phoenixville Area School District -         Cappella Studio                       Mr. & Mrs. Amos E. Bassett
Country                                  Athletic Fund                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Donald S. Pitt
                                                                                     Mr. Neil E. Carlsen                   Dr. Mark E. Beaugard                                                           COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Mr. & Mrs. M. M. DeFeo                   Pinno Pontiac - Buick                                                                                                     Ms. Denise Rainville                   CORPORATE FRIENDS
                                                                                     Charles Goff Sales                    Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Beiler
Dilworthtown Inn                         Mr. & Mrs. James P. Renehan                                                                                               Rubinstein’s Office Plus               The Community Foundation gratefully
                                                                                     Citadel Federal Credit Union          Bliss & Company
Downingtown East High School                                                                                                                                                                              acknowledges contributions from these
                                         Mr. & Mrs. John Restrepo                    CRK Mortage Services                  Mr. & Mrs. Scott W. Boyd                The Honorable Carole A. Rubley
Football Booster Club                                                                                                                                                                                     corporate sponsors, who care deeply about
                                         Riggtown Oven                               Cultural Alliance                     Mr. & Mrs. Charles C. Brosius           Ms. Doris K. Schueing                  the communities in which we live and work.
Mr. & Mrs. Kevin M. Doyle
                                         Sartomer Company                            Mr. & Mrs. F. Bruce Donohoe           Ms. Mary Louise Caldwell                Rep. Samuel H. Smith
Duffer’s Tavern                                                                                                                                                                                           1st National Bank of Chester County
                                         Mr. & Mrs. Clyde P. Siravo                  Mr. & Mrs. H. Paul Fitzpatrick        Ms. Agnes Grady Chesko                  Mr. Jess Stairs
East Senior High Football Booster                                                                                                                                                                         Byrnes & Merz
Association                              Smart Financial Advisors                    Gilbert’s Appliance & TV Center       Mr. Martin Clompus                      Mr. & Mrs. Howard C. Stevens
                                                                                                                                                                                                          David M. Frees Insurance
Mr. & Mrs. Dennis M. Egan                Southern Chester County Family Practice     Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence A. Goldberg       Ms. Ethel Y. Closson                    Mr. & Mrs. Thomas L. Stevenson
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Exelon
                                         Associates                                                                                                                Mrs. Charles E. Swope
Fenceworks                                                                           Gollatz Griffin & Ewing               Ms. Jacqueline R. Crahalla                                                     First Financial Bank
                                         The Spirit of Yoga                                                                                                        The Honorable Dr. Elinor Z. Taylor
Ms. Deborah Shea Gensel                                                              Mr. & Mrs. John B. Hannum, Jr.        Mr. & Mrs. Jacob E. Dailey                                                     Frens and Frens
                                         TEEA                                                                                                                      The Arc of Chester County
Glancey Realty                                                                       Mr. Gordon Labas                      Mr. & Mrs. Philip M. DeMoss                                                    Haverford Trust Company
                                         Dr. & Mrs. Noah H. Thorpe                                                                                                 Tomlinson for State Senate
Glenn W. Paskow, DMD & Richard M.                                                    Mr. John V. Olszewski                 East Goshen Township - Supervisors                                             Hirtle Callaghan & Co.
Ram, DMD                                 Tredyffrin/Easttown Middle School                                                                                         Triad Strategies
                                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Stephen P. Phillips        Mr. & Mrs. Francis H. Eaves                                                    KPMG’s Community Involvement Program
GMH Associates                           Tredyffrin/Easttown Middle School-Student                                                                                 Ms. Patricia H. Vance
                                         Activities Account                          Ms. Susan Pope                        Ms. Lori F. Fehr                                                               MacElree Harvey
Great Valley Gridiron Club                                                           Ms. Carol Jean Quigley                Ms. Elizabeth F. Fitzgerald             Mr. & Mrs. Thomas M. Walsh
                                         Unruh Turner Burke & Frees                                                                                                                                       Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust
Greater West Chester Area Education                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Stephen J. Quigley         Mr. Raymond Friday                      Mrs. Laura B. Watson
                                         Viwinco                                                                                                                                                          Simple Pleasures
Association                                                                                                                                                        Ms. Mary T. Webber
                                         W & W Option Football Camps                 Mr. Peter A. Rittenhouse              Friends of Barbara Hafer                                                       Unruh Turner Burke & Frees
Henderson High School Football Booster                                                                                                                             West Chester Area Senior Center
Association                              Whiteland Farms Landscape Contractors       Mr. & Mrs. William J. Scott, Jr.      Friends of Denny O’Brien                                                       Wachovia National Bank
                                                                                     Spotts, Stevens & McCoy               Friends of Eugene McGill                West Chester University Alumni
Herr’s Foods                             West Chester East Girls                                                                                                                                          Wachovia Trust
                                                                                                                                                                   Association
Mr. & Mrs. Richard K. Hoerner                                                        Stonebridge Bank                      Friends of John R. Evans                                                       Wal-Mart #2167
                                                                                                                                                                   Ms. Helen A. White
Howard Business Park Associates          Vaughan Family Fund                         Mr. & Mrs. William F. Talley          Friends of Mario Civera                                                        Waterloo Gardens
                                                                                                                                                                   Ms. Penelope P. Wilson
James J. Terry Funeral Home              Mr. & Mrs. James F. Vaughan                 Mr. & Mrs. Herbert L. Von Urff        Vincent J. Fumo, Esq.
                                                                                                                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Salvatore J. Zarrella
Jeff D’Ambrosio                                                                      Phyllis E. Wax                        Mr. Morrie G. Gold
John Raser Masonry                       Vicky Ahlum Memorial Scholarship            William Wood Co., Realtors            Mr. Matthew W. Good                                                            Please note: If you should find errors or
                                                                                                                                                                   Willistown Tricentennial Fund          omissions, please help us correct them. Call
Mr. Pierce J. Keating                    Foundation                                  West Chester Film Festival -          Dr. Paula K. Hess
                                                                                                                                                                   Delaware Valley Milling                (610) 696-8211 or email info@chescocf.org.
                                         Mr. Michael Ahlum/Vicky’s Fund              Event proceeds                        Mr. Edward O. Hilbush, III
Kelly’s Sports                                                                                                                                                                                            Thank you for your understanding and for
                                                                                                                                                                   Mr. John Gaadt
                                         Mr. & Ms. Daniel G. Brehm                                                         Mr. & Mrs. J. Irvie Hoffman, Jr.                                               your assistance.
Mr. & Mrs. Ronald W. Leary                                                                                                                                         Gawthrop Greenwood & Halstead
                                                                                                                           Mr. Senya D. Isayeff
                                                                                                                                                                   Great Valley School District
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                                                                                           INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     INVESTMENTS
                                                                                           The Community Foundation continually strives to provide the highest level of stewardship possible for all funds of the Community
                                                                                           Foundation. Our Investment Committee is comprised of community leaders who volunteer their time and share their expertise
                                                                                           with the Community Foundation to make sure our funds realize their optimum return. The Investment Committee oversees the
                                                                                           performance of five portfolio investment managers. They include:

                                                                                                                                 Hirtle, Callaghan & Co. serves as the Community Foundation’s Chief Investment
                                                                                                                                 Officer. Hirtle Callaghan invests the majority of the Community Foundation’s long term
                                                                                                                                 funds, compiles investment figures from all of our investment managers, and helps the
                                                                                           Investment Committee see that the Community Foundation’s asset allocation and diversification goals are met.
                                                                                           As a firm, Hirtle Callaghan’s first investment objective is to protect principal. Hirtle Callaghan’s second investment objective is
                                                                                           significantly to out-perform inflation net of all fees. Hirtle Callaghan’s third investment objective is to achieve attractive returns
                                                                                           relative to appropriate benchmarks and manager peer groups.

                                                                                                                           First National Bank of Chester County’s investment philosophy blends equity and fixed-income
                                                                                                                           securities in an effort to provide the growth and income necessary to meet clients’ stated objectives.
                                                                                                                           For growth, First National’s investment strategy focuses on containing risk and providing attractive
                                                                                                                           inflation-adjusted returns through a diversified portfolio of high-quality, large capitalization equity
                                                                                           issues. First National believes that investments with above-average earnings and dividend growth will produce lower volatility
                                                                                           and will result in consistently creditable returns relative to appropriate benchmarks. First National’s fixed-income approach also
                                                                                           stresses risk management, by using issues with above-average credit quality and limiting portfolios to short/intermediate maturi-
                                                                                           ties. Throughout continually changing economic and market conditions, First National uses a disciplined approach in assessing
                                                                                           the relationship between risk and return, in allocating assets, and in monitoring performance.

                                                                                                                       Domini Social Investments manages more than $1.8 billion in assets for investors who wish to inte-
                                                                                                                       grate social and environmental criteria into their investment decisions. In addition to applying strict
                             HISTORIC LAFAYETTE SYCAMORE OF BRANDYWINE BATTLEFIELD, 1787                               exclusionary screens to certain industries such as tobacco and nuclear power, Domini applies a com-
                                                                                                                       prehensive set of social and environmental screens to investments, in the belief that meeting certain
                                                                                           baseline standards of corporate citizenship is both good for society and good for the bottom line. Domini believes its screens help
                                                                                           identify companies that are led by more visionary management teams with more enlightened policies and practices. In the long
                                                                                           run, Domini believes companies with fewer environmental liabilities, more diverse boards and workforces, generous employee ben-
                                                                                           efits, and authentic commitments to their communities are better positioned to succeed and prosper. Domini is guided by the
                                                                                           knowledge that it is possible to earn a competitive return while using investments to make a difference in the world. It is no
                                                                                           longer necessary to choose between your principles and your investments.

           “It is every man’s obligation                                                                                          Haverford Trust adheres to a successful investment strategy that is characterized by

to put back into the world at least the equivalent                                                                                consistent, predictable growth and the containment of risk. By investing in “blue-chip”
                                                                                                                                  growth stocks, and, when appropriate, high quality bonds, Haverford Trust maximizes
                                                                                           investment returns and minimizes downside risk over the long term. Central to Haverford Trust’s equity philosophy is the belief
            of what he takes out of it.”                                                   that company earnings drive stock prices, and that high quality blue chip growth stocks provide the most attractive risk-adjusted
                                                                                           returns over the long term. Haverford Trust focuses on companies that have a long history of predictable and consistent earn-
                                                                                           ings growth in good and bad economic times and avoid cyclical companies whose earnings growth is closely tied to the economy.
                     Albert Einstein
                                                                                                                          Weathervane Wealth Management provides highly customized portfolio management to an elite
                                                                                                                          cadre of investors. Located in Exton, Weathervane’s investment philosophy is to adhere to a dis-
                                                                                                                          ciplined approach to investing, diversifying among multiple asset classes and investment styles in
                                                                                                                          order to manage risk and produce attractive risk adjusted, long-term results. While Weathervane’s
                                                                                           goal is to achieve attractive long-term results, Weathervane understands that managing risk is the key to creating and preserv-
                                                                                           ing long-term wealth.


                                                                                           The Community Foundation is proud of our investment managers, who understand the value of community legacy philanthropy. We are
                                                                                           always interested in learning about new investment managers who promote legacy philanthropy. To request a copy of our Investment
                                                                                           Policies and Guidelines, please contact the Community Foundation at (610) 696-8211 or info@chescocf.org.
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS                                                                                                                  COMMITTEES                                       Governance/Nominating Committee      Marketing & Resource




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   DIRECTORS
                                                                                                                                                                                     Madeleine Wing Adler, Ph.D., Chair   Development Committee
                                                                                                                                    The Chester County Community Foundation          John A. Featherman, III, Esq.**      Patrick C. O’Donnell, Esq., Chair
David M. Frees, III, Esq.                           Scott T. Hattersley*                         EMERITI                            thrives because of the work of its committees,   Wiggie Featherman*                   John Celii, Jr.**
Partner, Unruh Turner Burke & Frees                 CEO, Sugartown Smoked Specialties
                                                                                                                                    composed of Board members and community                                               David M. Frees, Jr.
Chair of the Board, 2004-2006                                                                    Dr. Henry A. Jordan                                                                 John H. Hewlett, III, Ed.D.
                                                                                                                                    volunteers. These individuals dedicate count-
                                                    John H. Hewlett, III, Ed.D.                  Chair Emeritus                                                                      Elizabeth R. Moran**                 Scott T. Hattersley
                                                                                                                                    less volunteer hours to increase philanthropy
Eva L. Verplanck, Ph.D.                             Director of Human Resources,
                                                                                                                                    throughout Chester County.                       Burton Rothenberger**                Matthew Hein*
Community Volunteer                                 West Chester Area School District            John A. Featherman, III, Esq.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   AND
Immediate Past Chair of the Board,                                                               Director Emeritus                                                                   Anson Taylor*                        Michael C. Karwic*
2002-2004                                           Richard Jones, Esq.                                                                                                                                                   S. Damon Kletzien
                                                                                                                                    Executive Committee                              Kenneth W. Tunnell
                                                    Of Counsel, Prickett, Jones & Elliott        Carol Ware Gates
Madeleine Wing Adler, Ph.D.                                                                                                         David M. Frees, III, Esq., Chair                 Eva L. Verplanck, Ph.D.              Kurt Kunsch




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   COMMITTEES
                                                                                                 Director Emeritus
President, West Chester University                  Matthew D. Kelly*                                                               Eva L. Verplanck, Ph.D.,                                                              Stephen J. McGann*
Vice Chair, 2005-2006                               Executive Vice President,                                                       Immediate Past Chair                                                                  Lance Nelson, Esq.*
                                                                                                 Charles L. Huston, III                                                              Grants Committee
                                                    First Financial Bank                         Director Emeritus                  John Celii, Jr., Vice Chair**
John Celii, Jr.**                                                                                                                                                                    Mary M. MacKinnon, Chair             Andy Merz
Retired, Cisco Systems                              Mary M. MacKinnon                                                               Donna Coughey, Vice Chair**                      Anne M. Congdon                      Chris Pavlides**
                                                                                                 Elizabeth R. Moran
Vice Chair, 2004                                    Community Volunteer                                                             Elizabeth R. Moran, Vice Chair**                                                      Mary Ann Rossi, Esq.*
                                                                                                 Director Emeritus                                                                   Curtis Clapham**
                                                                                                                                    Madeleine Wing Adler, Ph.D., Vice Chair*         Lillian DeBaptiste                   Mark Prowell
Donna Coughey**                                     Moira Mumma**                                * Indicates new member FY06
CEO and President, First Financial Bank/Chester                                                                                     Alan Elko, Ph.D.,Vice Chair*                     Ruth Kranz-Carl                      Burton Rothenberger**
                                                    President, Community Coalition               **Indicates retiring member FY05
Valley Bancorp                                                                                                                      Burton Rothenberger, Corporate                   Elizabeth R. Moran                   Terri Smith
Vice Chair, 2004                                                                                                                    Secretary/Treasurer
                                                    Patrick C. O’Donnell, Esq.                                                                                                                                            Eva L. Verplanck, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Moira Mumma
                                                    The Law Offices of Patrick C. O’Donnell
Alan G. Elko, Ed.D.                                                                                                                                                                  L. Ruth Patterson                    Susan Xander*
Superintendent, West Chester Area School District                                                                                   Audit Committee
Vice Chair, 2005-2006                               Robert A. Portnoy*                                                                                                               Eva L. Verplanck, Ph.D.
                                                    Retired, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank                                       Eva L. Verplanck, Ph.D., Chair                                                        Strategic Planning Task Force
Burton F. Rothenberger                                                                                                              Richard Jones, Esq.                                                                   David M. Frees, III, Esq., Chair
                                                    Richard Sanford**                                                                                                                Investment Committee
Retired, Sunoco                                                                                                                     Cynthia Ray                                                                           Major General (Retired) Wallace C.
Corporate Secretary/Treasurer, 2004-2006            The Brinton Group                                                                                                                Matthew D. Kelly, Chair*
                                                                                                                                    Roberta Schini, Ph.D.                                                                 Arnold*
                                                                                                                                                                                     Harriss A. Butler*
Major General (Retired) Wallace C.                  Anson W.H. Taylor, Jr.*                                                                                                                                               Alan Elko, Ed.D.
                                                    Community Volunteer                                                                                                              Jennifer L. Byrne
Arnold*                                                                                                                             Finance Committee                                                                     Donna Coughey**
Interim President, Cheyney University                                                                                                                                                Richard Jones, Esq.
                                                    Henry F. Thorne, ex officio*                                                    Burton Rothenberger, Chair                                                            John Celii, Jr.**
                                                                                                                                                                                     Mary M. MacKinnon
                                                    Chair, Chester County 2020 Advisory Board                                       Amy Boland                                                                            Moira Mumma
Frank J. Brewer**                                                                                                                                                                    Michael C. Karwic
CEO, Security Services & Technologies                                                                                               Donna Coughey**                                                                       Patrick C. O’Donnell, Esq.
                                                    L. Peter Temple, Esq. **                                                                                                         Stephen J. McGann*
                                                                                                                                    David W. Glarner                                                                      Eva L. Verplanck, Ph.D.
                                                    Partner, Larmore, Scarlett, Myers & Temple
Lillian DeBaptiste                                                                                                                                                                   Robert Portnoy
                                                                                                                                    Cynthia Ray
President, DeBaptiste Funeral Homes                                                                                                                                                  Kenneth W. Tunnell
                                                    Karen A. Simmons, ex officio                                                    Mary Ann Rossi, Esq.**                                                                Professional Advisor Council
                                                    President/CEO, Chester County
Jane H. (Wiggie) Featherman*                                                                                                        Roberta Schini, Ph.D.                                                                 John A. Featherman, III, Esq.
                                                    Community Foundation
Sales Associate, Worth Apparel New York                                                                                                                                                                                   David M. Frees, III, Esq.
                                                                                                                                    Eva L. Verplanck, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                                    James D. Ziegler                                                                      Patrick C. O’Donnell, Esq.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          L. Peter Temple, Esq.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Note: As Chair of the Board, David M. Frees, III, Esq.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          serves as an ex-officio member of each committee.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          * Indicates new FY06 member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          **Indicates retiring member during FY05
                                   CHESTER COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

            FINANCES
                                   STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION as of June 30
                                   As audited by Rainer & Co.

                                   ASSETS                                                    Audited 2005                          Audited 2004
                                   Cash & cash equivalents                                   $    5,381,925                        $ 3,739,593
                                   Accounts receivable                                                11,345                                41,881
                                   Unconditional promises to give                                     50,000                                92,496
                                   Prepaid expenses                                                   10,224                                 5,351
                                   Marketable securities                                         15,512,356                            14,034,815
                                   Property & equipment – net                                       538,190                              565,776
                                   TOTAL ASSETS                                              $ 21,504,040                          $ 18,479,912

                                   LIABILITIES
                                   Accounts payable & accrued expenses                              $38,436                        $     125,997
                                   Annuity payable                                                  256,922                                 11,321
                                   Deferred revenue                                                    5,070                                34,425
                                   Not-for-profit endowments                                      1,668,894                             1,522,339
                                   TOTAL LIABILITIES                                         $    1,969,322                        $ 1,694,082

                                   NET ASSETS
                                   Unrestricted – Board designated                           $ 19,484,718                          $ 16,693,334
                                   Temporarily restricted                                             50,000                                92,496
                                   TOTAL NET ASSETS                                          $ 19,534.718                          $ 16,785,830


                                   TOTAL LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS                          $ 21,504,040                          $ 18,479,912



                                     Earned Income 27%           Contributions 73%                       Mgt/Adm 4%          Fundraise 4%
                                                                                                                                             Grants 48%
                                                                                            Programs 44%




                                                                                                                                                                                    HISTORIC RED OAK OF CHADDS FORD, 1755
                                              SOURCES OF FUNDS                                                       USES OF FUNDS

                                                             To request a copy of the audit, contact the Community Foundation at
STAFF                                                                         (610) 696-8211 or info@chescof.org



Karen A. Simmons                                                                                                                                                                               MISSION:
President/CEO
                                     The daily affairs of the Chester County Community Foundation are managed by professionals
Beth Harper Briglia, CPA                        who can be readily contacted at (610) 696-8211 or info@chescocf.org.                                        The Chester County Community Foundation leads, inspires and encourages
Vice President of Donor Services
& Grantmaking                                                                                                                                             all individuals and organizations to create or contribute to lasting philanthropic
Sarah Pyle                                                                                                                                                     charitable legacies, using the power of collective philanthropy to improve
Communications & Public
Relations Associate                                                                                                                                                         the quality of life primarily in Chester County.
Michele O. Thomas
Donor Services Associate
Mary Jane Emery
Controller, Your Part-Time
ControllerTM
Trisha Harahan
Donor Services Assistant

				
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