Grants ranging from $2,000 to $50,000 to Chester County, Pennsylvania nonprofits and registered charities for direct services and advocacy strategies that focus on health, education, and basic human needs. Funding is intended for both proven approaches and also new approaches.
The 1675 Foundation prioritizes investments that serve those with the greatest needs in Chester County, and supports the following kinds of efforts:
- Programs that provide for protection of children, the elderly, and other vulnerable populations
- Supportive social services such as access to health care, housing, education, and legal services
- Homelessness prevention and amelioration
- Programs to end hunger and promote food security
- Opportunities for enrichment for low-income children and youth
- High quality out-of-school-time programs
- Legal protection for vulnerable populations
- Campaigns for social and economic justice
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
Additional Eligibility Criteria
The 1675 Foundation makes grants to organizations that are tax exempt under the IRS Code 501(c)(3) as well as public charities under IRS Code 509(a). Grants are made to organizations that serve Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Mail the application and supporting documents to the contact.
If the first of October or March falls on a weekend or holiday, applications may be postmarked by the next business day.
Estimated Size of Grant
Ranging from $2,000 to $50,000.
Term of Contract
One year. Multi-year grants are awarded occasionally.
Daphne Rowe, Executive Director
c/o Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors
16 E. Lancaster Avenue, Suite 102
Ardmore, PA 19003