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Centre Foundation’s Blog Has Moved!

Centre Foundation’s blog has moved! Please join us in our new location: http://www.centre-foundation.org/news

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Centre Gives 2013 Prizes

With Centre Gives nearly two weeks away, it is time to announce this year’s prize list. We are very excited to tell you that this year we will be offering $25,000 in prizes! That is an increase of over $10,000 … Continue reading

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Program Assistant Erin Rowley leaving Centre Foundation

It is with mixed emotions that I am bringing this blog post to you.  This Friday, April 26th, is Erin’s last day with Centre Foundation. Erin has been with us for just over two years, and in that time she … Continue reading

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Centre Foundation Executive Director Al Jones to retire this year

Centre Foundation Executive Director Al Jones has announced that he will retire this year, following a search for his successor. Al has served as executive director since 2009, and served on the foundation’s board prior to that. The Centre Daily … Continue reading

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Centre County businesses strive to keep young talent here

How do we keep more of the intelligent, talented young people who pass through Penn State here in our community after they graduate? That’s a question we’ve been working to find the answer to. And it’s also the subject of … Continue reading

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is a fan of community foundations

In December, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg gave $18 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation as part of his pledge to give away 50% of his wealth in his lifetime or upon his death. In an interesting … Continue reading

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State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham: ‘We need young people to stay in the area’

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the importance of attracting young professionals to our community and retaining them, and we’re happy to have an ally in State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham! In an article in today’s Daily Collegian, the … Continue reading

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