Sunbury Announces 2022 Grant Round

June 30, 2022

Community Giving Foundation: Sunbury is pleased to announce information regarding the 2022 competitive grant round. Grant awards are funded by the Sunbury Area Health Fund, Mary E. and J. Guy Lesher Fund, Preston Geist and Kathryn S. Geist Endowment Fund, Clyde H. Jacobs Fund, Gloria Faylor Karchner Healthcare Fund, Gladys C. Dagle Fund, and 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 $180,000 is available to award.

Only 501(c)(3) nonprofit and governmental organizations are eligible to apply and 100% of requested funding from the above noted funds must be invest 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 must be completed and submitted through a web-based program. To access the grant application, visit and scroll to the “Sunbury” section. Grant requests must be submitted online by 11:59pm on August 17, 2022.

Sunbury is an affiliate of the Community Giving Foundation, a philanthropic resource that assists community members, businesses, and institutions with enhancing the quality of life in their community. For grant-related questions, please contact Eric Pangelinan, Program Officer, at [email protected] or 570-752-3930 ext. 8.