Colcom Foundation Grant: Regional Giving

Colcom Foundation


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Government Entity Nonprofit

Funding uses: Training / Capacity Building, Capital Project, General Operating Expense, Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in Pennsylvania: Allegheny County, Armstrong County, Beaver County, Butler County, Fayette County Expand all

Location of residency: Counties in Pennsylvania: Allegheny County, Armstrong County, Beaver County, Butler County, Fayette County Expand all

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Overview:

Mission

The primary mission of the Colcom Foundation is to foster a sustainable environment to ensure quality of life for all Americans by addressing major causes and consequences of overpopulation and its adverse effects on natural resources. 

Regionally, the Foundation supports conservation, environmental projects, and cultural assets.

Funding Interests

Colcom Foundation’s principal funding interests reflect a primary concern for quality of life, which it strives to address with honesty, compassion, and responsibility.

Through strategic grantmaking, the Foundation focuses its philanthropic program on environmental sustainability, natural resource preservation, land and water conservation, and efforts to establish a sustainable population.

Regional Giving

Environmental - Committed to ensuring quality of life and environmental sustainability in southwestern Pennsylvania,

Community - Colcom Foundation directs community grantmaking to programs that enhance Pittsburgh’s vitality and livability. Examples include:

  • programs to enhance parks and trails,
  • expand public gardens and streetscapes,
  • create and maintain art for public spaces,
  • provide environmental education, and
  • sustain recreational facilities.

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

Preferences:

  • For Regional Environmental Grant Focus- Colcom Foundation favors programs that aggressively address:
    • watershed remediation,
    • natural resource preservation,
    • air and water quality, and
    • farmland and wildlife habitat conservation. 


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