Imprints is a solution for
people who want to get involved in local giving. Its mission is to leverage
the talents and resources of aspiring philanthropists to make personal and
collective impacts in Chester County and beyond by offering meaningful
experiences to engage in sustainable philanthropy.
We're Doing This
A new generation of philanthropic donors is
emerging throughout the United States. Compared with generations that came before them, members of
-Desire to get engaged in meaningful, authentic and committed ways
-Demonstrate an entrepreneurial approach to giving money by seeing how they
can affect the return on their social investment through their own skills,
money and abilities
-Want to be in control of when and how they give
-Want to witness the impact of their giving and want to be part of the
change they seek
The Chester County Community Foundation seeks to
engage all people in its efforts to improve Chester County through legacy
Imprints Members Do?
-Pool donations and direct it to a
collectively selected nonprofit to make a bigger difference.
-Members work as pro bono consulting
teams with a selected non-profit for a year, offering executive coaching,
leadership development, financial planning, and human resource management.
- Fundraiser Flash Mobs: Mobilize members, colleagues, and friends to attend
fundraising events selected by members.
- Organizations we have supported through
these efforts include VEP and Wings for Success.
Give an annual donation that supports local giving and the permanent
Imprints Fund to benefit local charities. Since 2009, we’ve raised nearly
$30,000 to establish the fund while giving grants to exemplary
organizations, such as Wings for Success, Interfaith Housing Assistance
Corporation, Chester County OIC, Maysie’s Farm Conservation Center, Chester
County Food Bank, Coatesville Community Food Co-Op, and The Garage Youth
Connect, Learn, and Have a
Attend events to connect with others, involve family members in the
community, adopt a piggy bank, learn about community needs and the solutions
offered by Chester County Community Foundation, and experience the
incredible work being done every day in Chester County by charitable
Join Imprints. Get involved in local giving.
share an interest in becoming more engaged in their communities and receive updates about great non-profit work happening in
Chester County. Members include entrepreneurs,
attorneys, financial advisors, marketing strategists, parents, and various
Membership Contribution Levels...
Aspiring Imprints Philanthropist
Emerging Imprints Philanthropist
Dollar-a-Day Imprints Philanthropist
Strategic Imprints Philanthropist
Lifetime Imprints Philanthropist (one-time contribution)
Imprints Members receive:
to all Imprints events
-Discounted rates for Imprints & Community Foundation events
-Individual and/or corporate recognition
CFA, Dock Street Capital, Co-Chair
Capacity for Change, Co-Chair
Richard Clark, CPA, CFP, Pillar Wealth Advisors
Colleen Frens, Esq., Lamb McErlane PC
Meredith Huffman, Genuardi Family Foundation
Scott Hattersley, Sugartown Smoked Specialties
Paul Koegan, BackOffice Thinking
Terry Manning, Threshold Group
Maggie McIntosh, Maggie McIntosh Event Design
Stephen Olsen, Esq., Gawthrop Greenwood PC
Eliza Phillips, Phillips Philanthropy Advisors
Patrick Murray, STP Inverstment Services
Michael Reese, Fulton Bank
Charles Streitwieser, Morning Star Coffee
Janet Zeis, Chester County Department of Emergency Services
Derby Day Raffle
Brad & Kim Dudley Mayor Comitta pinning the tail on the jockey
Hosts Meghan McVety & Jason Alexander
Watching the race!
Community Imprints Now...
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donate to Imprints.
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It is easier than you think!
A tax-deductible fund or foundation can be
established in a single meeting.