Community Fund Launches 2022 Campaign

By Amy Korb, Executive Director, The Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester, and Tuckahoe

Oct. 27, 2021: The Community Fund - continuing its excellence through giving - has launched its 2022 Annual Campaign. TCF continues to be a community leader in the “local giving” movement. The Fund strives to find effective ways to build a greater community that highlights the impact of the Fund to all residents, and 2021 was no exception.

Serving our Community for 102 Years

The Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester and Tuckahoe raises funds for the over 25 non-profit social-service agencies and community programs that rely on grants made directly from The Community Fund.  Senior programming, youth services, education and prevention programs all rely on dollars given by the Fund.

As the organization adapts to the next 100 years, a  more pronounced emphasis is now being put into Community programming that directly affect our residents. 

The Community Fund had an especially impactful year.  In addition to the ongoing financial assistance provided to our local charitable agencies, the Community Fund took on new initiatives to strengthen the organization:

-Engaged the National Executive Service Corps. to enhance  the work of the Fund through a first ever strategic planning process that sharpened our Mission, created a Vision Statement, and will drive a strong path forward to more positive impact in our community

-Introduced local high school students to the power of philanthropy through the Youth Community Fund.  Participants learned to review grant proposals, participate in meeting with members of local nonprofits, and gain sophisticated insight into how to make meaningful change in a broader world.

-Established a separate $250,000 Fund to respond to the Covid 19 pandemic and dispersed all funds to local organizations throughout lower Westchester doing meaningful work to support those most in need.

“The organization felt a pressing need to support local agencies who are providing food, medical care and shelter among other basic services to those disproportionately affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19),” said Amy Korb, Executive Director of the Community Fund. “With this unique fund, we were able to identify organizations that not only serve our neighbors but can also make an impact in the BET.  The timing coincided with our strategic planning process which is helping the organization become even more meaningful in the community. ”   

For 100 years, The Community Fund has consistently supported key community programs for the residents of the Bronxville 10708, Eastchester and Tuckahoe (BET) area, including: 

-Drug, Alcohol, and Vaping education and awareness programs for children and parents, provided by Eastchester and Tuckahoe D.A.R.E.

-Family services that support those with special needs as well as those unable to afford legal services through South East Consortium and Legal Services of the Hudson Valley.

-Counseling and support services offered to families through the Cancer Support Team and the Bereavement Center.

-Youth programs designed to foster positive relationships with local police, local municipalities, and PTA’s as well as local libraries.

-Programs and support services for our seniors provided by Eastchester Senior Programs & Services, Gramatan Village and the Bronxville and Tuckahoe Senior Centers.

-A new ambulance every three years for the Eastchester Ambulance Corp.

Jeff Ungvary, Campaign Co-Chair for Bronxville feels truly connected to the Fund, “As a Bronxville resident and business owner, I’m extremely proud of the Community Fund and all it does for the diverse constituents in Bronxville, Eastchester and Tuckahoe.”

Tony Sayegh, Eastchester and Tuckahoe Campaign Co-Chair understands the importance of the Fund’s impact. “The Community Fund has always been the gold standard community organization for Bronxville, Eastchester and Tuckahoe. It’s the best way for our residents to reinvest directly into the programs that most impact our neighbors.” 

The Annual Campaign each fall is the Community Fund’s principal source of fundraising.  Its success determines the amount of grant allocations distributed to the Fund’s member agencies and community programs serving the residents of Bronxville 10708, Eastchester and Tuckahoe.

Contributions can be made on The Community Fund website, by phone (914) 337-8808 or by sending your pledge, cash or check made payable to The Community Fund, 17 Sagamore Road, Bronxville, NY 10708. 

Community Service Organizations Directory

Community Service Organizations

Bronxville Beautification Council

Organized in 1982 and incorporated in 1993, the Bronxville Beautification Council (BBC) is a not for profit organization administered by a Board of Directors. Its mission is to enhance and maintain the natural and man-made beauty of Bronxville Village, with emphasis on the downtown business district of Bronxville. The BBC uses the dollars raised in its annual spring solicitation letter to residents to fund the mum, tulip and summer flower plantings downtown and at traffic intersections, as well as the summer hanging baskets. Every few years the group spearheads such major endeavors as the renovation of Leonard Morange Square on the west side of the railroad tracks and the beautification of the Lawrence Hospital traffic circle, which included the addition of plants and the building of the fountain that now makes a gracious western portal to our town. The BBC also works with other civic groups to monitor the aesthetics of retail signage, the consistency of sidewalk materials, and litter and graffiti. During Beautify Bronxville Week, the BBC sponsors a poetry reading and works with Scout groups on the annual village clean-up. 

Bronxville Beautification Council
PO Box 127
Bronxville, New York 10708

Bronxville Boy Scouts

The village of Bronxville has a long tradition of scouting. “The troops and packs of Bronxville have maintained the finest scouting organizations and have taught the boys of the Bronxville area to be leaders and outstanding members of the local, national and global communities.”

There are several Boy Scout Troops in Bronxville, including Troops 1, 2, 4, and 5.

Bronxvillle Girls Scouts

The Girls Scouts is “the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world.” In Girl Scouts, “girls discover the fun, friendship and power of girls together. Through the many enriching experiences provided by Girl Scouts, they can grow courageous and strong.”

Bronxville Historical Conservancy

The Bronxville Historical Conservancy was founded in 1998 to further the understanding and appreciation of the history and current life of the village. The Conservancy furthers its mission through the presentation of programs, publications, lectures and special events that foster an awareness of the village's architectural, artistic and cultural heritage, and lends its support for projects designed to strengthen and preserve those legacies. Anyone who is interested in the Bronxville and its history can become a member; varying levels of membership are available. 

Bronxville Historical Conservancy
PO Box 989
Bronxville, New York 10708


Bronxville School Foundation

The Bronxville School Foundation, founded in 1991, is a non-profit organization independent from the school with the sole purpose of supporting the school. The Foundation raises money each year through donations from school families, community members, and alumni, among others.These contributions fund grants that provide cutting-edge technology, innovative programs and curriculum and other resources that are beyond the scope of public school funding.

177 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, New York 10708

Bronxville Women’s Club

The Bronxville Women’s Club offers lectures, exhibits and concerts. It also has a beautiful clubhouse which is available for rental for events.

135 Midland Avenue
Bronxville, New York 10708

Bronxville Youth Council

The Bronxville Youth Council provides volunteer and leadership opportunities for high school students in the village of Bronxville.

177 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, New York 10708
914-395-0500 ext 1789

Counseling Center

Founded in 1971, the mission of the Counseling Center “is to provide a wide range of psychotherapeutic and counseling services to individuals, couples and families by a staff of highly trained, experience and dedicated psychotherapists. 

The Counseling Center
180 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, New York 10708

Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester & Tuckahoe

The mission of the Community Fund is “to support broad social services in Bronxville 10708, Eastchester and Tuckahoe through grants and technical support to local agencies and community projects. All money raised here in our community stays here in our community.” 

15 Park Place
Bronxville, New York 10708

Friends of the Bronxville Library

The Friends of the Bronxville Library is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to focus attention on the “Library’s services, facilities and needs” as well as sponsor projects and provide materials that are beyond the reach of the Library’s regular budget and perform other services. 

Junior League of Bronxville

The Junior League of Bronxville is “an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.”

Rotary Club of Bronxville

The mission of the Rotary Club of Bronxville is to “encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and to encourage and foster (1) the development of friendships within the community as an opportunity for service, (2) high ethical standards in business and professions, (3) the application of the ideal of service of each member to his personal and business and community life and (4) the advancement of international understanding, good will and peace through a world fellowship.” 

Senior Citizens of Bronxville

Senior Citizens of Bronxville is a not-for-profit organization that provides services and programs to seniors within the 10708 zip code area. “Programs cover a wide range of activities from educational seminars and cultural enrichment, to community services, bridge classes and exercise.”

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