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Grants to Lehigh Valley Area, Pennsylvania Nonprofits to Close the Learning Gap for Local Children

Community Grants Program


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Funding Source
Junior League of the Lehigh Valley
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Geographic Focus
USA: Pennsylvania

Important Dates
Deadline: 01/29/16 5:00 PM EST Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $1,500 to Lehigh Valley Area, Pennsylvania local nonprofit organizations to address the needs of local children (ages 0 - 12), with a special emphasis on improving life skills and reducing educational disparity. Programs addressing education may decrease student achievement gaps through strategies addressing the summer learning gap and Pre-K readiness.


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Additional Eligibility Criteria
Applicant must be a private, nonprofit organization with a 501(c)(3) charitable designation letter from the Internal Revenue Service, and serve the greater Lehigh Valley, PA.

Applications will not be considered for general operating expenses, administrative salaries or administrative equipment.

Organizations who received JLLV funding during the 2015 calendar year are not eligible.

Additional Geographic Information:

Lehigh Valley Area

Pre-Application Information
Applicants must submit completed JLLV Grant Application and supporting documents to: no later than 5:00 PM EST on Friday, January 29, 2016.

All applicants will be notified with results in February 2016.

Recipients must send a representative knowledgeable about the grant awarded project available to speak briefly about the project and receive awarded grant at JLLV’s General Membership Meeting on Wed. March 16, 2016 between 7:00 - 8:30 PM. Location within the Lehigh Valley, PA to be determined.

Estimated Size of Grant
Up to $1,500.

Term of Contract
Applicants must use awarded grant funds within one calendar year, by March 2017.

Contact Information
Honoreé M. Kerrigan, Member Representative

The Junior League of the Lehigh Valley
3477 Corporate Parkway
Suite 100
Center Valley, PA 18034

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