Selinsgrove Announces 2021 Grantround

January 11, 2021

Community Giving Foundation: Selinsgrove is pleased to announce information regarding the 2021 competitive grant round. Grant opportunities are funded from the Selinsgrove Unrestricted Fund, Richard and Anna Mary Wetzel Unrestricted Fund, Gloria Faylor Karchner Charitable Fund, Irwin Lentz Fund, and Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Fund. The process begins now and will continue into March 2021.

The Foundation is dedicated to the enrichment of the quality of life in Selinsgrove and surrounding communities through superior stewardship of enduring charitable gifts. Charitable organizations that invest in community programs and projects are encouraged to apply for grant awards up to $1,000. Approximately $15,000 is available in this grant round.

A significant portion of the available funding is designated to support programs and projects of all charitable purposes that specifically serve residents of the Selinsgrove area. Another portion of the available funding is designated to support youth programs for residents of Selinsgrove, Richfield, Freeburg, and Mt. Pleasant Mills.

Only 501(c)(3) nonprofit and governmental organizations are eligible to apply and 100% of requested funding from the above noted funds must be invested within the Selinsgrove and surrounding areas. Individuals are not eligible to apply.

Grant applications will be completed and submitted through a web-based program. First-time applicants are encouraged to watch a video tutorial available through the Foundation’s grant website. Click here to access the grant application, guidelines, and service area.

Grant requests must be submitted online by 11:59pm on February 11, 2021.

Community Giving Foundation: Selinsgrove (formerly Selinsgrove Area Community Foundation) was founded in 1994 by the Selinsgrove Rotary Club. Originally focused on providing scholarships for graduating high school seniors, today it serves as a philanthropic resource that enables individuals, businesses, and institutions to enhance the quality of life in the community. Selinsgrove is affiliated with the Community Giving Foundation. For more information, please contact Christine Orlando, Senior Program Officer, at [email protected] or 570-752-3930 ext. 2.