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Beth Harper Briglia

Philanthropy Advisor, Consultant, Chester County Community Foundation

Beth Harper Briglia is a Philanthropy Advisor, Consultant, for the Chester County Community Foundation. She works directly with individuals, families, corporations and nonprofit organizations that are interested in establishing charitable funds at the Foundation. She also manages the Foundation’s grants, scholarships and legacy gifting programs.

Ms. Briglia has worked with nonprofit organizations providing consulting and training services through LaSalle University’s Nonprofit Center. In addition, she has over a dozen years of accounting and consulting experience in diversified financial service environments, including asset management, insurance and banking. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP).

Beth’s current volunteer activities include serving as a Vice Chair of Bishop Shanahan High School Advisory Board – Chair of the Finance Committee and member of the Legacy Society Committee. She is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville. Ms. Briglia has served as President of La Salle University’s Alumni Board; President of The Clay Studio Board of Directors, Vice Chair of the Board and a member of the Finance Committee of Catholic Social Services and related corporations, and Board member of Junior Achievement (Chicago).


Community Foundations Network Topical Call: Connect with Peers Based on Experience Level

Posted on May 26, 2022 by J.M. Johnson, Beth Harper Briglia, Katie Scott

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We are creating time for peer learning based on your personal experience with philanthropic advising for multi-generational families. We will be picking topics from the community foundation workshop in June, so that you can dive deeper with peers.  There is no need to have attended the workshop or to be an expert on the topic. Getting Started: haven’t done formal… Read More

Community Foundations Network Topical Call: Racial and Social Justice Resource Sharing

Posted on March 5, 2021 by J.M. Johnson, Mary Kay Mark, Beth Harper Briglia

How are you supporting the racial and social justice learning journey for your staff, donors, or community? Join three of your fellow community foundation leaders to hear how they are having equity discussions both internally and with donors. Come prepared to learn about new resources and bring your own to share. We encourage you to join via computer so we… Read More

Community Foundations Network Topical Call: Legacy Planning as a Part of Family Philanthropy

Posted on December 2, 2019 by Erin Drury Boorn, Alison O’Carroll, Jan Lane, Beth Harper Briglia

How do community foundations consider and offer legacy planning as an option for families in their philanthropy? Join the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the Chester County Community Foundation, and the Central New York Community Foundation who will share about their legacy planning work… Read More