Selinsgrove Awards 2022 Grants

May 23, 2022

Community Giving Foundation: Selinsgrove announces grant awards totaling $28,500 to local charitable nonprofits and government agencies through their 2022 competitive process. These awards were funded by the following funds: 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.

Selinsgrove administers 23 endowed and pass-through funds investing over $70,000 annually to local nonprofits and students. These funds include scholarship, donor advised, field of interest, designated, agency, and unrestricted funds. Selinsgrove recently held a celebratory luncheon on May 3, 2022 at Isabella Ristorante 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

2022 Competitive Grant Awards

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of NEPA—SMART Mentoring Program, $1,000
  • Birthright of Sunbury, Inc.—Infant Mini-Layettes for Low-Income Mothers, $500
  • By Grace Women’s Transitional Home—Freezer Need, $1,000
  • Camp Koala—2022 Spring Camp, $1,000
  • Central Susquehanna Sight Services, Inc.—2022/23 Prevention of Blindness Programming for Selinsgrove Children, $1,000
  • DIG Furniture Bank—Delivering Sleep to Selinsgrove Area Families, $1,000
  • East Snyder Community Garden—Parking Lot Improvements, $1,500
  • Family Service Association of NEPA—PA 211 NE/Help Line, $1,000
  • PA Pets, Inc.—Feral Cat / TNR Program, $1,000
  • Penn Township—Disabled Adult Changing Table for Park Restroom, $1,000
  • Regional Engagement Center—MakerSpace Hub, $1,500
  • Richfield Community Center—Basom Park Improvement Project, $1,500
  • Summer SEALS Day Camp—Camp Support, $1,000
  • Susquehanna River Valley Dental Health Clinic—2022/23 Dental Care for Uninsured/Underinsured Patients, $2,500
  • Susquehanna University Kids’ College—Program Support, $1,000
  • The Arc Susquehanna Valley—Selinsgrove AMPES, $1,000
  • Union-Snyder Community Action Agency—Flexible Food Solutions for Families Facing Housing Instability, $2,000

Selinsgrove is an affiliate of the Community Giving Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization that develops, manages, and distributes funds for charitable purposes in communities across the Central Susquehanna region. Nonprofit organizations that provide programming in the Selinsgrove community and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply during the 2023 competitive grant round. Details will be available January 2023 at

Pictured above, grant recipients from Selinsgrove’s 2022 competitive grant round pose during the celebratory luncheon on May 3rd.