Danville Foundation Awards 2020 Grants

September 25, 2020

The Danville Area Community Foundation recently awarded over $42,500 to local nonprofits. The awards were granted through the following funds: Ackerman Family Fund, The Booth Family Fund, Eleanor M. Burke Fund, Holdren Family Fund, Bonnie Johnson Fund in Memory of Ragnar and Dorothy Johnson, Robert and Geraldine Marks Family Fund, May Family Fund, Metzer Fund, Joan and Fred Miller Family Fund, Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund, Service 1st Federal Credit Union Fund, Terry and Sandy O’Rourke Family Fund, The Seebold Family Fund, and Jim and Jackie Shutt Fund.

Danville administers a total of 80 endowed and pass-through funds investing over $240,000 annually to local nonprofits and students. These funds include scholarship, donor-advised, field of interest, designated, agency, and unrestricted funds. A complete listing of Danville funds can be found here. 2020 grant recipients include:

  • Camp Koala – Fall 2020 Programs, $1,000
  • Central Susquehanna Community Foundation – Disaster Relief Fund, $6,200
  • Central Susquehanna Community Foundation – Youth in Philanthropy: Danville High School, $3,691
  • Central Susquehanna Opportunities, “A Community Action Agency” – Keep our Kids Warm Program, $500
  • Central Susquehanna Sight Services, Inc. – 2020/2021 Prevention of Blindness Programming, $500
  • Danville Area Community Center – COVID Recovery, $2,500
  • Danville Area Community Center – Organization Support, $10,500
  • Danville Area Diaper Bank – Diaper Bank, $1,500
  • Danville Area School District – High School Yearbook Sponsorship, $200
  • Danville Child Development Center – Going GOLD for Child Outcomes in Early Education, $1,000
  • Danville Community Band – Band Grant, $500
  • Danville Community Band – Organization Support, $250
  • Danville/Riverside Food Bank – Organization Support, $750
  • Eos Therapeutic Riding Center – Horse Care Expenses and One New Saddle, $1,000
  • Eos Therapeutic Riding Center – Organization Support, $400
  • Montour Area Recreation Commission – Montour Preserve Agency Fund, $1,500
  • PA Swarm – 202 Youth Support, $500
  • Ronald McDonald House of Danville – Share-a-Night Program, $500
  • The Good Samaritan Mission – Hygiene Products Giveaway, $1,200
  • The Good Samaritan Mission – Good Samaritan Crisis Fund, $1,000
  • The Salvation Army: Service Extension – Emergency, Financial Assistance and Back to School Clothing Shopping for Montour County Residents, $2,000
  • The Becoming Foundation – Organization Support, $2,000
  • Thomas Beaver Library – Thomas Beaver Library Agency Fund, $1,200
  • Transitional Housing and Care Center of Columbia and Montour County – Operation Clean Cloths, $3,200
  • Zing Productions, Inc. – Organization Support, $500

The Danville Area Community Foundation is an affiliate of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation, which helps administer Danville’s grants and scholarship investments. Their mission is helping to meet a multitude of charitable needs of the Danville area. Nonprofit organizations that provide programming in the Danville community and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply during the 2021 competitive grantround. Details will be available June 2021 at csgiving.org/grants.