Foundation / Corporation
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) - Perry County Community Foundation (PCCF)
02/01/18 4:00 PM Receipt or Online Submission
Grants of up to $3,500 to Perry County, Pennsylvania nonprofits for innovative, collaborative projects that will improve the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of arts, culture, education, community development, the environment, and health and human services.
PCCF’s strategic grantmaking focus is to invest in innovative, collaborative approaches and solutions to community problems, and to support projects that demonstrate achievable outcomes, the potential for replication as a model program, and plans for sustainability beyond the grant term.
The criteria used by the Grantmaking Committee are collaboration, capacity, creativity, diversity, relevance, sustainability, and results.
GrantWatch ID#: 178692
The maximum grant award is $3,500. In 2017, grant awards ranged from $750 -$3,500. PCCF will not fund 100% of any project.
Proposed projects may take place at any time during the grant year beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2019.
Eligible projects must serve individuals, groups, and/or locations within Perry County.
Applicants must either be a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, or have a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization act as a fiscal sponsor for the proposed project.
This grant opportunity does not fund:
- Capital campaigns
- Direct lobbying to influence legislation or funding appropriations
- National and statewide umbrella organizations that cannot demonstrate a local presence
- New staff positions without a substantial plan for sustainability
- Religious organizations for religious purposes
- Retroactive projects
Applicants may request a draft review of their application materials by the Program Officer for Community Investment prior to submission. Draft review requests should be limited to one review and staff will not be able to honor technical assistance requests made later than two weeks prior to the submission deadline.
- October 21, 2017: Application available.
- February 1, 2018: All application materials (both online and mailed or hand delivered) must be received by, not postmarked by, 4:00pm.
- Applicants will be notified of their status on or by June 1, 2018.
- Proposed projects may take place at any time during the grant year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019.
Please Note: PCCF will present grant checks at its annual grant presentation luncheon to take place in Spring 2018 and a representative from each grantee must attend. The date and time of the PCCF Annual Grant Luncheon is to be announced.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1351?SA=SNA&FID=35124
Jennifer Strechay, Program Officer for Community Investment
Materials required to be mailed or hand delivered should be directed to:
200 N 3rd St, 8th Fl
Harrisburg, PA 17101
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities
Attn: Jennifer Strechay, Program Officer for Community Investment
PO Box 678
Harrisburg, PA 17108-0678
USA: Pennsylvania: Perry County