The Perry County Community Foundation (PCCF), a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC), conducts an annual competitive grantmaking program for nonprofit organizations serving Perry County.
Donor Name: The Foundation for Enhancing Communities
County: Perry County (PA)
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 02/01/2022
Size of the Grant: $3,500
PCCF seeks to fund programs and services that have the potential for the greatest impact on the quality of life and positive outcomes for individuals and families living in Perry County. Through its grantmaking, PCCF invests in innovative, collaborative approaches and solutions to community problems and supports projects that demonstrate achievable outcomes, the potential for replication as a model program, and plans for sustainability beyond the grant term.
PCCF requires that applicant organizations be aligned with one or more of the following funding priorities
PCCF is additionally pleased to welcome grant applications that address:
- Substance abuse prevention & treatment.
- Mental health services.
- Programs for young people in Perry County.
- Programs & projects that focus upon or nurture access to early childhood education.
The maximum grant is $3,500. In 2021 grant awards ranged from $624 – $3,500. Grants are awarded for one year. PCCF will not fund 100% of any project.
- 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.
- Grant seekers may apply for any project that best fits their needs and the PCCF guidelines; PCCF no longer uses separate applications for program or capacity projects.
- If you are awarded a grant, we ask that a representative from your agency be present at PCCF’s Annual Grant Presentation Program taking place in Spring 2021. Grant award checks will be presented at the event.
What they do 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.
For more information, visit Perry County Community Foundation Grant.