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Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis and will be funded three times per year. Please review the funding cycles for specific dates.

2022 funding cycle

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FIRST CYCLE

Deadline for Submission –
February 1, 2022

Notification of Funding Status –
March 1, 2022

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SECOND CYCLE

Deadline for Submission –
May 1, 2022

Notification of Funding Status –
June 1, 2022

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THIRD CYCLE

Deadline for Submission –
August 1, 2022

Notification of Funding Status –
September 1, 2022

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FOURTH CYCLE

Deadline for Submission –
November 1, 2022

Notification of Funding Status –
December 1, 2022

grants up to $10,000 will be awarded each cycle

Organizations may only receive one grant per calendar year.

Grant requirements:
  • Funding requests must align with the Foundation's mission
  • Organization must be tax exempt under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Supporting documentation in the form of the IRS determination letter (IRS Letter 1045), IRS Form W-9, and your EIN number must be submitted with your proposal.
  • Organization must be based within South Central Pennsylvania (Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, and York counties).
  • Organization must be in good financial standing.
  • Organization is non-discriminatory for any reason, including race, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation and/or national origin. Exceptions from these criteria may be made in situations of large-scale crises, such as national disasters.
  • Grants range from $1,000 to $10,000
At this time, we are unable to support:
  • Programs, projects or events that benefit specific individuals
  • Religious organizations, unless the program is a secular community outreach program benefiting the community at large (e.g., homeless shelter, food bank)
  • Political organizations, campaigns or candidates
  • Organizational capital campaigns
  • Parent/Teacher Associations and Organizations
  • Fraternal Organizations
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