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Community Initiative Fund Grants

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits, Entities, Volunteer Fire Companies,
and Churches in Eligible Counties to Benefit Local Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation for the Alleghenies - Community Initiatives Fund

Deadline Date:

06/30/20

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, governmental entities, volunteer fire companies, and churches in eligible counties to benefit local communities. Funding is intended for projects to improve business and workforce development, develop recreational amenities, fight blight, and support community development in Cambria and Somerset counties. Projects should demonstrate broad-based collaboration, and those that provide a three-to-one financial match will be prioritized.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 186361

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are typically in the range of $500 – $5,000, but may vary.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations that serve eligible counties with evidence of IRS designation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, governmental entities, volunteer fire companies with a 501(c)(4) status, and organizations that the IRS has determined to be tax-exempt as a church.

Not funded by the Community Foundation:
- Debt
- Activities that occurred prior to the beginning date of the grant
- Individuals
- Religious organizations for religious purposes
- Government entities for basic services
- Projects that discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression, or any veteran status.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Tues., June 30, 2020

All applications must be submitted online (hard copies are not accepted). To allow for any technical or computer issues, you may wish to get started with the application early. Any questions regarding the online application can be sent to Angie Berzonski.

All applicants can periodically check their dashboard within the application system to verify the status of their request. Declination letters will be sent out via USPS. Grant award winners will be notified of the results via email. The email will be sent to the email address of the person who was listed as the contact person in the grant application.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:
http://www.grantinterface.com/sl/e8Rf7z

Contacts:
Marisa Lehman
mlehman@cfalleghenies.org

Angie Berzonski
aberzonski@cfalleghenies.org

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Cambria and Somerset counties

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