Selinsgrove Foundation Awards 2020 Grants

May 15, 2020

The Selinsgrove Area Community Foundation recently awarded $30,803 to local nonprofits during its competitive grant round. The awards were granted through the Selinsgrove Area Community Foundation Fund, Richard and Anna Mary Wetzel Unrestricted Fund, Gloria Faylor Karchner Charitable Fund, Irwin Lentz Fund, Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Fund, and Selinsgrove Area Community Foundation Pass Through Fund.

The Selinsgrove Foundation focused its funding on organizations that invest in community programs and projects within Selinsgrove and surrounding areas. Grant recipients include:

  • Birthright of Sunbury, Inc. – Family Assistance for Breastfeeding Mothers Living within Low-Income Households, $250
  • Central Susquehanna Sight Services, Inc. – 2020/2021 Prevention of Blindness Programming (Selinsgrove), $1,000
  • DJ Choices, Inc. – DJ Choices: Selinsgrove Middle and High School Students, $1,000
  • Far Point Animal Rescue – On-going Support of the Equine Rescue Mission of Far Point Animal Rescue, $1,000
  • Foundation for Free Enterprise Education – Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week 2020, $625
  • Girls on the Run Central PA – Financial Assistance Initiative, $1,000
  • Kidsgrove, Inc. – ADA Compliance Improvements, $1,000
  • Mostly Mutts, Inc. – Ongoing Care 2020, $500
  • Random Canyon Riding Program – SureHands HandiMove Lift System, $1,000
  • Regional Engagement Center (REC) – Summer Camp Artist in Residency Program, $1,000
  • Selinsgrove Area High School Honors Choir – Carnegie Hall Performance and NYC Visit, $1,000
  • Selinsgrove Area Meals on Wheels – Support of Meals on Wheels Program, $1,000
  • Selinsgrove Area Recreation, Inc. – Water Aerobics, $500
  • Selinsgrove Area Recreation, Inc. – Evening Swim Lessons, $1,000
  • Snyder County Libraries – Biographies and Autobiographies for Children and Youth, $500
  • Summer Seals Day Camp – Support of Day Camp, $1,000
  • Susquehanna University Kids’ College – Support of Kids’ College, $850
  • Susquehanna Valley CASA – Voices for Children – Support of CASA Program, $1,000
  • Susquehanna Valley Chorale – Susquehanna Valley Youth Chorale, $500
  • Susquehanna Valley Law Enforcement Camp Cadet – Camp Cadet: Selinsgrove, $1,000
  • The Arc Susquehanna Valley – Selinsgrove Jump Start Program, $1,000
  • Transitions of PA – Teen U, $1,000
  • Union-Snyder Community Action Agency – Wheels for Seals, $1,000
  • CSCF’s Youth in Philanthropy Fund – YIP Program 2019-2020, Selinsgrove School District, $6,000
  • CSCF’s Youth in Philanthropy Fund – YIP Program 2019-2020, Midd-West School District, $2,000
  • CSCF’s Disaster Relief Fund – Support of Disaster Relief in Selinsgrove Area, $3,078

The Selinsgrove Area Community Foundation is an affiliate of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation which helps administer its grant and scholarship investments. Their mission is helping to meet a multitude of charitable needs of the Selinsgrove area. Nonprofit organizations that provide programming in the Selinsgrove community and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply during the 2021 competitive grant round. Details will be available February 2021 at