June 24, 2021
Community Giving Foundation: Sunbury is pleased to announce information regarding the 2021 competitive grant round. Grant awards are funded by the Sunbury Area Health Fund, Mary E. and J. Guy Lesher Fund, C. Preston Geist and Kathryn S. Geist Endowment Fund, Clyde H. Jacobs Fund, Gloria Faylor Karchner Healthcare Fund, Gladys C. Dagle Fund, and the Sunbury General Charitable Purposes Fund. Grant decisions will be announced in October.
Organizations that invest in programs and projects that specifically target the following health-related goal areas are encouraged to apply: children’s health; early childhood; oral health; issues regarding the working poor; and coronary care. Most grant awards will range from $1,000-15,000. However, if your request for funding is for a significant project, additional funding may be considered at the discretion of the Sunbury Board. Approximately $190,000 is available to award.
Only 501(c)(3) nonprofit and government organizations are eligible to apply and 100% of requested funding from the above noted funds must be invested within the original Sunbury Hospital service area. This service area is also defined as the geographic area within the Shikellamy, Selinsgrove, and Line Mountain school districts. Individuals are not eligible to apply.
Grant applications will be completed and submitted through a web-based program. Click here to access the grant application and details. Grant requests must be submitted online by 11:59pm on Thursday, August 19, 2021.
The Foundation is a philanthropic resource that assists community members, businesses, and institutions with enhancing the quality of life in their community. Community Giving Foundation: Sunbury (formerly Sunbury Area Community Foundation) is affiliated with the Community Giving Foundation. For grant-related questions, please contact Christine Orlando, Senior Program Officer, at [email protected] or 570-752-3930 ext. 2.