Henry John Simonds Foundation Grant

Henry John Simonds Foundation


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

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit Government Entity

Funding uses: 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: United States

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Overview:

NOTE: Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to send an email of inquiry to the Program Officer prior to applying.

The Henry John Simonds Foundation is committed to supporting the communities of Pittsburgh, PA and Southwestern Pennsylvania. Through focused grantmaking in the areas of education, cultural advancement and the arts, and community development, the Foundation works to enhance the quality of life for the region’s citizens and strives to create a more equitable and sustainable future for all.

Funding Priorities

The Foundation’s grant programs primarily focus on projects within the following areas:
  • Community / Economic Development
  • Cultural Advancement / Arts 
  • Education
  • Environment / Conservation 
  • Human / Social Services

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

Eligibility:

  • Applicant organizations must be classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code and as public charities under Section 509(a) of that code.
  • The geographic focus of the Foundation’s grantmaking program is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and New York City.
    • The Board reserves the right to approve grants in other locations at its discretion.
  • While the Foundation entertains requests from a wide variety of organizations, most grants are initiated at the direction of the program staff and Board of Trustees of the Foundation.