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Moses Taylor Foundation Grants

Grants to Northeast Pennsylvania Nonprofits for
Health and Human Services Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Moses Taylor Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/01/18 5:00 PM - for Quarterly Grants; Discretionary Grants reviewed on a rolling basis.

Description:

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Small grants of up to $20,000 and large grants starting at $20,000 to Northeast Pennsylvania nonprofits for health and human services programs. Priorities for each of these two areas are outlined below. Applicants must schedule a meeting with Foundation staff prior to proposal submission.

The funding source has a primary interest in Lackawanna County. Additionally, the Foundation serves the following Northeastern Pennsylvania Counties: Bradford, Carbon, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming.

Priority Areas:

Health and Healthcare - The Foundation has a primary interest in supporting organizations and programs that ensure quality healthcare, health education, and strengthen the healthcare workforce. Of particular interest are programs targeting:

- Primary Healthcare for the Economically Disadvantaged
- Mental Health and Behavioral Health
- Dental Care and Oral Health
- Healthcare Workforce

Human Services – The Foundation has an interest in supporting organizations and programs that create environments that promote good health.

Types of Grants:

The Foundation makes operating grants, program grants, capital grants and capacity building grants. Discretionary Grants up to $20,000 have an abbreviated proposal and are reviewed on a rolling basis to respond quickly to community need. Grant proposals above $20,000 must be submitted for one of the Foundation’s quarterly deadlines.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180283

Estimated Size of Grant:

Discretionary Grants: Up to $20,000

Quarterly Board-Approved Grants: Above $20,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must have a 501c3 status and serve people within Northeast Pennsylvania.

The Foundation does not fund individuals, religious organizations for religious or evangelical purposes, fundraising events, endowment funds, research, debt retirement or lobbying.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Pre-submission Meeting:

Applicants for both Discretionary Grants and Quarterly Board-Approved Grants are required to schedule a meeting with Foundation staff prior to proposal submission. This provides staff with an opportunity to learn about the organization’s needs and interests, and better determine if the request aligns with the Foundation’s priorities.

Pre-Application Information:

Discretionary Grants up to $20,000 have an abbreviated proposal and are reviewed on a rolling basis to respond quickly to community need.

Grant proposals above $20,000 must be submitted for one of the Foundation’s quarterly deadlines (listed below).

Quarterly Deadlines for 2018:

January 2, 5pm
April 2, 5pm
July 2, 5pm
October 1, 5pm

Site Visits:

February 5-9
May 7-11
August 6-10
November 5-9

Grants Funded:

March 12
June 11
September 10
December 10

Application Process: http://www.mosestaylorfoundation.org/grantmaking/grant-application-process/

Grant Evaluation Criteria: http://www.mosestaylorfoundation.org/grantmaking/grant-evaluation-criteria/

Proposal Submission Instructions: http://www.mosestaylorfoundation.org/apply/grant-proposal-guidelines/

Contact Information:

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

Click here to register for an account and apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_2332/default.asp?SA=SNA&FID=35000

Please feel free to contact the Foundation’s Program Officer Jeff Smith with any questions regarding proposal submission: jsmith@mosestaylorfoundation.org.

Address:

Moses Taylor Foundation
125 N. Washington Ave.
Suite 205
Scranton, PA 18503

Phone: (570) 207-3731

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Lackawanna County (primary interest area), and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Counties of: Bradford, Carbon, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming