Detwiler Family Foundation Grant

Grants to Delaware, Oregon, and Pennsylvania Nonprofits and Agencies
for Arts and Education Programs that Benefit Children in Select Counties

GrantWatch ID#: 181027
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Detwiler Family Foundation

Ongoing - All applications must be submitted by June 1, 2017.

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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to Delaware, Oregon, and Pennsylvania nonprofits, hospitals, educational institutions, and governmental agencies for arts and education programs and projects that aim to improve the lives of children living in select areas. For the purpose of these grants, these areas include Chester and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania, Northern Delaware, and Portland, Oregon.

The Foundation strives to serve children dealing with significant life challenges by facilitating access to education and the arts. Funds will only be awarded to organizations that can demonstrate an impact on children dealing with issues such as health, welfare, security, and financial hardship.

Organizations may apply for grants to support specific projects, or for funds to match a current or ongoing fundraising campaign.

Projects submitted may be stand-alone or joint efforts with other organizations.

One or more grants will be awarded.

Awards typically range from $5,000 to $50,000.

Projects must be implemented by December 31, 2018.

Eligible Applicants:

Grants are made only to nonprofit organizations certified as tax exempt under Sections 501(c)(3) or 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code and are classified as “not a private foundation” under Section 509(a). Hospitals, educational institutions, and governmental institutions meeting these requirements are eligible to apply.

Geographic Focus:

Organizations must be located in either Chester or Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania, Northern Delaware, or Portland, Oregon.


Organizations that have completed and filed Form 1023 but not yet received an IRS determination letter are not eligible to apply. The Foundation does not make grants or loans to individuals.

As a general practice, The Detwiler Family Foundation refrains from funding religious activities, political lobbying, or legislative activities or institutions that discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender, or sexual orientation in policy or in practice.

Applicants should complete and return the Foundation Application Form (download below) along with a short project description of no more than two pages and relevant supporting material. The Detwiler Family Foundation receives applications on a rolling basis. All applications must be submitted by June 1, 2017. Grant award recipients will be notified by September 15, 2017.

Within 30 days of the project’s completion, grant recipient(s) will be required to complete a Post Grant Results Summary Form (download below) by the Detwiler Family Foundation and submit it along with photos of the project. Failure to submit these materials will disqualify submitters from receiving future grants.

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

Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to download the application, or click here to apply online:

Application materials must be submitted to:

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USA: Delaware: Northern Delaware;   Oregon: Portland;   Pennsylvania: Chester and Montgomery Counties

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