October 25, 2021
Community Giving Foundation: Bloomsburg announces grant awards totaling $12,050 to local charitable nonprofits and government agencies through their recent competitive process. These awards were granted through the Bloomsburg Unrestricted Fund and the Hartman / Robbins / Stroup Fund.
Community Giving Foundation: Bloomsburg administers a total of 9 endowed and pass-through funds investing over $13,000 annually to local nonprofits and students. These funds include scholarship, donor-advised, field of interest, designated, agency, and unrestricted funds. Bloomsburg held a celebratory breakfast on September 8, 2021 at Monty’s at Bloomsburg University to recognize grant and donor stories of community giving. An event summary, complete list of funds, and more information about the Foundation can be found at csgiving.org/bloomsburg.
2021 Competitive Grant Recipients
- AGAPE Love from Above to Our Community—Women in Need, $1,000
- AGAPE Love from Above to Our Community—Heating and Electric Utility Assistance to Residents of Town of Bloomsburg, $700
- Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc. “A Community Action Agency”—Greater Bloomsburg Area Utility Assistance Program, $1,000
- Central Susquehanna Sight Services, Inc.—2021/2022 Preventing Blindness in Our Community Initiative, $500
- Coalition for Social Equity—Organization Support in Honor of Isabelle Tarr, $1,000
- Columbia Child Development Program—Preschool Curriculum Studies and Nonfiction Theme Books, $780
- Columbia County Historical & Genealogical Society—Press Enterprise Digitization of Newspapers, $600
- Family Service Association of NEPA—PA 211 NE/Help Line, $500
- Friends of the Columbia County Traveling Library—Books for Librarians: Developing a Professional Book Collection, $640
- Hand in Hand Family Resource Center—Chromebooks, $420
- HCSC Blood Center dba Miller-Keystone Blood Center—Enhancing the Well-Being of the Bloomsburg Community Through Volunteer Blood Donations, $500
- Millville Borough—Little Fishing Creek Area Swimming Pool Roof and Operations Project, $500
- Orangeville Public Library—Summer Reading 2021, $550
- Ronald McDonald House of Danville—Share-a-Night Program: Giving the Gift of Togetherness, $500
- Single Mothers Individually Living Empowered, Inc.—PHYS-KIDS, $350
- The Children’s Museum, Inc.—Bees and Butterflies in Bloom, $610
- Transitional Housing and Care Center of Columbia and Montour County—Road to Independence, $1,000
- United Way of Columbia and Montour County—Bloomsburg Area Tutoring Program, $900
Bloomsburg is an affiliate of the Community Giving Foundation. Nonprofit organizations that provide programming in the Bloomsburg community and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply during the 2022 competitive grant round. Details will be available March 2022 at csgiving.org/grants.