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Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits to
Improve the Quality of Life for Local Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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West Chester Downtown Foundation (WCDF)

Deadline Date:

07/31/20

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations to address community needs in eligible locations. Funding is intended for organizations providing humanitarian services to local residents. Eligible activities will improve the quality of life for residents of West Chester.

The Grants Committee evaluates applications for:

  • Their ability to meet human needs in the local community;
  • The quality of the program to deliver the services; and
  • The match to the Foundation's mission statement: to promote community interest in the vitality, culture, and livability of downtown West Chester through education, historic preservation, and collaboration.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159619

Number of Grants:

The Foundation gives out numerous grants each year.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The basic grant range is $500 to $2,500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The West Chester Downtown Foundation provides financial support for worthy, non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations in the Greater West Chester Community.

Requested funding should be only for direct cost of the project and not for indirect costs, unrelated activities, fundraising or purely religious activities.

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants may submit an application as early as May 1, 2020, and all applications are due July 31st, 2020.

Applicants will be notified by October 1, 2020. The grants will be distributed by October 31, 2020.

News Release: https://www.wcdf.org/single-post/2020/05/28/WCDF-Now-Accepting-2020-Grant-Applications

Contact Information:

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

Send completed applications to: WestChesterDowntownFoundation@gmail.com

If you have any questions or concerns, please email the address above for assistance.

Headquarters:
137 North High Street
West Chester, PA 19380

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Greater West Chester

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