Seeking What's Next
The Powder Mill Foundation is always looking for new and innovative projects that benefit the citizens of YorkLearn More
We help create vital and authentic urban places that are attractive to residents and businessesLearn More
Let's Work Together
Our mission is to support effective collaboration between non-profits and other community partnersLearn More
Louis Appell, Jr. established the Powder Mill Foundation to ensure that York could continue to grow and prosperLearn More
Imagine the impact we can have if we all work together! We support projects that foster innovation and collaboration.
We learn from the past to improve our future. The Powder Mill Foundation is built on a legacy of extraordinary vision.
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Learn more about how the Powder Mill Foundation has helped local organizations grow and prosper.
Women’s issues and protecting children from abuse were closest to her heart.
Louis Appell, Jr's
In the words of long-time friend and colleague, former PA Governor Tom Wolfe.
Appell Center for the Performing Arts
Enriching the York community through performing arts education and entertainment.
Louis J. Appell, Jr. cared deeply for the City of York and about its ongoing vibrancy. Mr. Appell wanted to ensure that York could continue to grow and that the Foundation could always be part of that growth.
The Powder Mill Foundation, established by Mr. Appell along with his wife Josephine in 1993, supports effective collaboration between community partners and local government to produce vital and authentic urban places that are attractive to residents and businesses.