The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Union County

December 3, 2013

First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania Announces 2014 Grant Opportunities for Union County

— LEWISBURG — The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is accepting grant applications for its Lindig Lewisburg Foundation Fund and Minigrant Fund. Deadline to apply for funding is Jan. 1, 2014.

The Lindig Lewisburg Foundation Fund will have $4,000 available for competitive grantmaking in 2014. Nonprofit organizations that encourage civic projects for the spiritual and material betterment of the citizens of the Borough of Lewisburg are encouraged to apply. Organizations that are outside of Lewisburg may apply, but must quantify the number of Lewisburg residents being served. Organizations that have received grant funding from the Lindig Lewisburg Foundation Fund within the last 5 years may not apply.

Minigrant opportunities are available for nonprofits that serve the residents of Union County. An amount of $1,800 is available to grant for 2014. This Fund assists a broad range of charitable projects, serving organizations with missions relating to arts & culture, education, health & human services, youth, environment & economic development and supports requests for capital improvements, equipment & technology and program enhancements. An amount of $1,100 is earmarked for programs that benefit the youth of Union County.

Complete guidelines and a printable application are available on the Community Foundation’s website under Grantmaking, Funding Opportunities. Applications sent via mail must be postmarked by Jan. 1, 2014 or received electronically no later than Jan. 1, 2014 to be considered. For additional information, contact the Grantmaking Office toll free at (866) 901-2372.


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