Children’s Home Foundation Grant

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities


Grant amount: US $1,500 - US $6,000

Next deadline: Feb 1, 2019 1:00pm PST

Later deadlines: Aug 1, 2019 1:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in Pennsylvania: Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Perry County

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

Mission

The mission of the Children’s Home Foundation Fund, a fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, is to provide aid to economically disadvantaged children in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties.

Funding Priorities

In accordance with this mission, funding priority will be given in the following areas:

  • Human services, especially programs which address needs for food, clothing and shelter; 
  • Education;
  • Cultural enrichment and the arts.

Funding is restricted to programs serving only disadvantaged children in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties. Multi-year funding requests will be considered, but may be granted conditioned upon investment return, confirmation of matching funds identified by the Grantee, and/or the availability of foundation funds (in the years following the initial year of funding).

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • The Children’s Home Foundation fund, a fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities will make grants that serve to provide aid to economically disadvantaged children in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties.
  • This opportunity is available to nonprofit organizations federally determined as 501(c)(3) entities.
    • Applicants without 501(c)(3) status may engage a fiscal sponsor to administer their grant funds. If using a fiscal sponsor, you must follow the additional “Fiscal Sponsor” instructions here.
  • In order to be considered eligible for future funding, grantees must provide a final grant use report to the Children’s Home Foundation Fund when all funds have been expended but no later than sixty (60) days following completion of the project.
  • Unexpended grant funds must be returned to the Children’s Home Foundation Fund when all funds have been expended but no later than sixty (60) days following completion of the project.

Ineligibility:

  • What We Do Not Fund
    • Advertising;
    • Capital campaigns;
    • Direct lobbying to influence legislation or funding appropriations;
    • Individuals;
    • 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.


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