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Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits for Programs
that Create Positive Change in Eligible Regions

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Barrio Alegria - Wyomissing Foundation

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for programs that have a positive impact on residents in eligible regions. Special consideration will be given to those who do not traditionally have access to institutional philanthropy. Eligible programs should create positive change in Reading.

Grant Criteria:

  • Proposed projects should be designed to bring people together based on their shared values to create positive change in the community.
  • Grants must benefit Reading residents and neighborhoods and preference will be given to applying groups that are also located in Reading. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 199926

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $5,000 each

Term of Contract:

Successful grantees will have a one-year period to complete planned activities and fully spend the grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only nonprofit organizations with an annual budget of less than $250,000 are eligible to apply. In addition, more informal groups, associations or individuals (without a 501(c)(3) designation) may also apply if they secure a fiscal sponsor to partner with, to manage the grant funds and reporting requirements.

Applying groups or individuals must demonstrate their ability to collaborate with others in the community.

One-day only events (festivals, celebrations, etc.) are not eligible unless they are an element or concluding event of a longer-term project. Grants also cannot be used for: individual financial assistance; fundraising or political events; or religious purposes.

Pre-Application Information:

- The deadline for submitting applications is January 15, 2022.
- Grants will be awarded and funding available May 1, 2022.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online at the URL for Full Text (RFP) link listed below.

Barrio Alegria - Wyomissing Foundation
140 N. 5th Street
Reading, Pennsylvania 19601

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USA: Pennsylvania: Reading

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