Grey and Mary Nelo Tressler Heritage Fund

Inspiring the future of Centre County by stewarding the mission of Centre Foundation

Story of Fund

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The Grey and Mary Nelo Tressler Heritage Fund was established by the bequest of Mary, a former Centre Foundation board member from Bellefonte.  Mary’s commitment to our community and dedication to the mission of Centre Foundation will live on with this fund, which will support the mission of the Foundation.  

How Does it Help?

The heart that gives, gathers. defines stewardship as "the responsible overseeing and protection of something considered worth caring for and preserving."  This fund, and others which support the operation of Centre Foundation, provides stewardship for the future of Centre County.  It allows Centre Foundation to provide greater funding and services to local charitable organizations, as well as enhances our services to the donor community.

Fund Size
2017 Grants
  • 47%Human Services
  • 31%Education
  • 15%Community & Arts
  • 7%Environmental