C&N Donates $800,000 to Benefit Local Education

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Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program
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C&N’s Blair T. Rush, right, and Jay Power, second from left, present Mark Purcell and Dr. Jim Scanlon of the West Chester Area Education Foundation with a $24,000 check.

C&N understands the importance of investing in local education, having donated $800,000 under the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC).

Education is key to a strong and prosperous community. However, there are many budgetary roadblocks preventing children from receiving the level of education they deserve. C&N is committed to closing this gap by supporting local organizations that have made it their mission to ensure every child has access to educational opportunities. By investing in our youth, C&N is putting our local economies on the path to sustained growth and creating more opportunities to thrive.

The following organizations in southeastern Pennsylvania were presented with checks to support their mission for providing strong educational programs:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County: $5,000
  • Bucks County Community College Foundation: $10,000
  • Bucks County Free Library: $25,000
  • Bucks County Historical Society: $15,000
  • Centennial Education Foundation: $8,000
  • Council Rock Education Foundation: $8,000
  • Foundation for Learning in Tredyffrin/Easttown: $5,000
  • Lakeside Youth Services: $30,000
  • The Pathway School: $30,000
  • Central Bucks Area School District (through First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania): $13,900
  • Center School: $30,000
  • Henkels Foundation – Plumstead Christian Academy: $30,000
  • Heritage Conservancy: $8,000
  • Pearl S. Buck International, Inc.: $20,000
  • United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey: $5,000
  • West Chester Area Education Foundation: $24,000
  • Walnut Street Theatre: $5,000
  • YMCA of Bucks County: $10,000
  • Foundation for Jewish Day Schools of Greater Philadelphia: $20,000
  • Libertae: $30,000
  • ProJeCt: $20,000
  • United Way of Bucks County: $10,000
  • Chester County Futures: $5,000
  • Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc.: $20,000
  • North Penn School District Educational Foundation: $15,000
  • North Penn Valley Boys & Girls Club, Inc.: $10,000
  • Bristol Riverside Theatre: $5,000

In addition to these organizations, C&N supported other educational programs throughout its footprint, which includes Bradford, Lycoming, Potter, McKean, Cameron, and Tioga counties.

“At C&N, we believe we play an important role in our local communities,” said Brad Scovill, President and CEO of C&N. “It all starts with our youth – doing our part to provide them with valuable opportunities to learn and grow will lead to a brighter future for all of us.”

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