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Youth and Philanthropy Fund Grant

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, Agencies, Associations,
and Individuals to Address Youth Issues in Eligible Regions

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Berks County Community Foundation (BCCF) - Youth Advisory Board (YAB) and Youth Volunteer Corps of Reading

Deadline Date:

01/22/20

Description:

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Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, public and private agencies, associations, and individuals for projects and programs that address community needs related to youth in eligible regions. Funding is intended to address critical needs in the areas of restoration, protection, education, and beautification of the environment in Berks County.

Demographic and quality of life data about Berks County is available at Berks Vital Signs at http://berksvitalsigns.com/. This data may be useful in this grant application.

For information about the Youth and Philanthropy Fund, see: https://bccf.org/funds/youth-and-philanthropy-fund/.

For information about the Youth Advisory Committee and former grant recipients, see: https://bccf.org/youth-advisory-commitee/.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166746

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$15,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Community Foundation manages charitable funds for a variety of causes in Berks County. Tax-exempt or nonprofit organizations, individuals, associations, and private or public agencies are eligible to apply. Grants must be used for charitable purposes.

Berks County Community Foundation employees, board members and/or committee members are not eligible to apply for or be nominated for a personal grant offered by Berks County Community Foundation, nor are their immediate family members. Immediate families include spouses; children, stepchildren, grandchildren, stepgrandchildren, and their respective spouses; siblings and their spouses; and ancestors. The ineligibility period for Berks County Community Foundation board members or employees and their family members extends five years after board service or employment terminates. The ineligibility period for committee members who are not Berks County Community Foundation staff or board is in effect only during their term of service and is only related to the committee on which they make decisions.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: January 22, 2020

Select grant applicants will be asked to participate in a site visit with YAB members. Site visits will occur in February and March. Decisions will be made in April. Funds will be available in May.

In order to apply for any grant, see the URL for Full Text below. You must first click the Sign Up button in the top right corner to create an account. If you already established an account, click Sign In to proceed with applying for a grant.

For How to Apply, see: https://bccf.org/how-to-apply-for-grants/.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

- To sign up to create an account: https://bccfgrants.academicworks.com/users/sign_up
- To sign in to grant application: https://bccfgrants.academicworks.com/users/sign_in

If you have any questions about the application, please email youthadvisoryboard@voiceupberks.org. If you need technical assistance please email monicar@bccf.org or call 610-685-2223.

Berks County Community Foundation
237 Court St.
Reading, PA
tel:610-685-2223
info@bccf.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Berks County

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