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Neighborhood Implementation Grants

Grants to Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Nonprofits for Community Development Projects in Multiple Counties

GrantWatch ID#: 174762
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Wells Fargo Regional Foundation


Grants to Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania nonprofits for community development projects targeting specific low-income neighborhoods in multiple counties. Community development projects must be based on a current resident-driven neighborhood plan and must address the following areas:
- Children and Families
- Economic Development
- Affordable Housing and Housing Counseling
- Neighborhood Building

Neighborhood Implementation Grants can be used for program costs only. Program funding includes direct expenses essential to the project. The Foundation does not provide funding for deficits, general operating costs, or for “bricks and mortar” capital development.

For single grantees, grants vary in size from $100,000 to $750,000.

For collaboratives, grants vary in size from $250,000 to $1.25 million.

Grants will be disbursed over five years.

A project should include all of the following criteria to be eligible for a Neighborhood Implementation Grant:

Potential grantees must have a current 501(c)(3) status and a minimum of three years of audited financial statements. Prior to applying for this grant program, a comprehensive strategic neighborhood plan (completed or updated within the past three years) must be in place for the target area of the proposed project. Potential grantees must be able to demonstrate the milestones, deliverables, and outcomes of the planning process and how they will be measured and evaluated.

Targeted neighborhoods must be low-income communities within the following counties:

1. New Jersey: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Gloucester, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren.

2. Delaware: Kent, New Castle, and Sussex.

3. Pennsylvania: Adams, Berks, Bradford, Bucks, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Lycoming, Luzerne, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming, and York.

Not Eligible:

The Foundation does not support or consider grant requests for general operating costs; strategic or business plans for organizations; “bricks and mortar” projects; individuals; political causes; candidates/organizations whose primary purpose is to influence legislation; national and international organizations; endowments; capital campaigns; debt reduction; and special events.

In addition, the Foundation generally does not support pre-college-level private schools, colleges or universities, veteran or fraternal organizations, religious programs or activities, arts/cultural organizations, hospitals or medical centers, and health- and disease-related organizations.

Grant recipients will be notified on October 27, 2016.

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Wells Fargo Regional Foundation
123 S. Broad Street, MAC Y1379-030
Philadelphia, PA 19109

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