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Robert C. Hoffman Charitable Endowment Trust Grant

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Educational
Institutions to Benefit the Local Community

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Adams County Community Foundation - Robert C. Hoffman Charitable Endowment Trust

Deadline Date:

01/15/21 Postmarked by date


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Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofits, religious organizations, and educational and vocational institutions in eligible locations for programs that benefit the local community. Funding is intended to promote social welfare and lessen the burden of government. Eligible applicants should serve the people of Adams County.

Areas of Interest include:
  • Religious entities for religious purposes
  • Education and vocational education, public, private and parochial schools
  • Prevention of abuse to children
  • Animal welfare
  • Helping the needy and underprivileged
  • Charities
  • Medical causes
  • Literary causes
  • Youth sports
  • Senior centers
  • Historical property preservation
  • Land conservation
  • Capital campaigns
  • Other causes which promote social welfare and lessen the burden of government

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 167022

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants for under $2,000 and grants for $2,000 or more

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant nonprofits must provide a 501(c)(3) letter from the IRS.

Eligible applicants include religious organizations and institutions, educational and vocational institutions and organizations, organizations dedicated to the prevention of abuse to children and to animals, helping the needy and underprivileged, “publicly supported” domestic charities, medical organizations, literary organizations, youth sports, and other similar organizations devoted to the promotion of social welfare and lessening the burdens of government.

The Robert C. Hoffman Charitable Endowment Trust will not provide grants to:
- Organizations outside Adams County, unless it can be clearly demonstrated that Adams County residents will benefit from the funds requested
- Retire debt
- Fundraising events, endowment drives
- Individuals

Pre-proposal Conference:

Grant Information Session for proposals due July 15:

Attendance is recommended for first time applicants to the Robert C. Hoffman Charitable Endowment Trust.

The Grant Information Session is Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10 am – 11:30 am

Please RSVP by May 22 for meeting details by emailing attendee's name, organization, email address, and phone number to

Pre-Application Information:

Submission deadlines are: postmark on or before January 15 for Winter Grants and July 15 for Summer Grants.

Applications are considered two times a year. Applicants may submit no more than four requests per fiscal year (8/1 to 7/31).

Contact Information:

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

Lisa Donohoe, Grant Consultant
(717) 337-0060

Send applications to:
Robert C. Hoffman Charitable Endowment Trust
Adams County Community Foundation
25 S. Fourth Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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USA: Pennsylvania: Adams County

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