Foundation / Corporation
Josiah W. and Bessie H. Kline Foundation
10/10/17 5:00 PM Receipt
Grants to South Central Pennsylvania nonprofits and IHEs for educational, scientific, charitable, and literary programs. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for communities, individuals, and their families. Priority is given to programs in Dauphin and Cumberland Counties.
Special Rules for Colleges and Universities – the maximum grant awarded that Colleges and Universities can receive from the Foundation is $150,000, which is normally payable over a 5 year period at $30,000 per year. After the 5 year period expires, the College or University cannot apply for another grant for a period of 2 years. After the 2 year waiting period is over, a new request may be submitted.
GrantWatch ID#: 159693
Special Rules for Colleges and Universities – the maximum grant awarded that Colleges and Universities can receive from the Foundation is $150,000, which is normally payable over a 5 year period at $30,000 per year.
Kline Foundation accepts grant applications from non-profit organizations that are exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Organization cannot be a private Foundation under Section 509(a). Grants are made to non-profit organizations that are located in or provide their primary service in South Central Pennsylvania, with an emphasis in Dauphin and Cumberland Counties.
Normally grants are not made to State affiliated schools, colleges, or universities.
The Kline Foundation does not make loans and does not make grants to individuals, to startup organizations or to cover payroll, to national organizations or religious programs.
No grants are made to organizations for purposes of propaganda, lobbying, attempting to influence legislation, or for participating in any way in a political campaign.
Requests for grants may be submitted at any time. The Kline Foundation Board of Directors act upon all qualified requests at meetings, which are generally held every May and November.
The Kline Foundation Secretary is available to meet with your organization to discuss possible funding opportunities available, prior to submission of a request. These meetings must be scheduled in advance, to allow for proper discussion of your organization’s needs, and are considered on a case-by-case basis.
To be considered for funds awarded in: June 2017
Your application must be received on or before: Monday, April 3, 2017*
To be considered for funds awarded in: December 2017
Your application must be received on or before: Tuesday, October 10, 2017*
*The above deadline dates are tentative. They are subject to change at the discretion of the Board of Directors. Please call the Kline Foundation prior to the above deadline dates to confirm.
If you are unable to mail your request or if time is of the essence, it is suggested that you email the Foundation or hand-deliver the application to the office.
Deadline dates: http://www.kline-foundation.org/application-deadline-dates/
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Grant requests should be addressed to:
Josiah W. and Bessie H. Kline Foundation, Inc.
Grant Applications, c/o John A. Obrock, CPA
515 South 29th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
USA: Pennsylvania: South Central Pennsylvania, with an emphasis in Dauphin and Cumberland Counties